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Playground for the ages

The Thousand Islands area is a beautiful playground for all ages. Take a boat tour to get the full... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
L0vetotravelgal
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Huntsville, Alabama
More than a thousand

Cruising around these islands is lovely, total amount really is 1,864, but thousand islands sounds... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
valvori
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
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Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thousand Islands area is a beautiful playground for all ages. Take a boat tour to get the full history and a great look at some of the waterfront homes and the views. Sam's Boat Tours gives a great two hour tour with a convenient...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Cruising around these islands is lovely, total amount really is 1,864, but thousand islands sounds better. Go if you can

Thank valvori
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We always go here sense I was a child and now taking our kids it’s something special for everyone young and old and in between I love the Thousand islands many things to just look at so pretty and peaceful we will always come back

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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I have visited it many times, first in the late eighties. Than a few weekend trips in the late ninities, than a long gap until now. Just so many things to do. Rent a boat for a day and go exploring.

Thank scooby-BTR
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Awesome Gem on a place and well worth the visit and time to see. We were lucky and had splendid weather.

Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We just went for the day! It was a beautiful day and plenty to see. Bolt Castle was very interesting and we were there for a couple hours. The Uncle Sam boat tour was also very interesting the guide made it fun he had a...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Been here many times, and I just miss it when I don't come back for a few years. I'll be back next year for sure!

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This place is to total relax. The boat across the river is good. It takes like 45 minutes. It's a beautiful nature place

Thank jacantor
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The many Islands were so Beautiful and the Water just Sparkled. It was Breath-taking. We enjoyed our trip to the Islands in Alexandria Bay very much. I have never written reviews before my trip to the Islands and Alexandria Bay but I just had to...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We loved the quaint and historic streets dotted with great restaurants and bars. The uncle Sam boat tour with the Bouldt Castle was fantastic. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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BirdWord58
28 August 2018|
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Response from Bruce-Boy47 | Reviewed this property |
Upper NY State and Ontario are beautiful in fall due to the variety of trees. Tours are still running into the fall. While I have not seen the islands in fall I have seen the foliage and can predict the sight will be worth... More
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Amberly L
18 August 2018|
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Response from wperruna | Reviewed this property |
To get around to the different islands, since many are privately owned, most do a boat tour through a tour company like Uncle Sam's so you can see either Boldt Castle, Singer castle and go through Millionaire's Row to go... More
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Melita C
31 July 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Alexandria Bay has every kind of accommodation from Plush to cheap. Nice touristy spot, beautiful area.
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