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Address: Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the...

This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.

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US$ 22.00*
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St Lawrence River Cruise with Optional Boldt Castle Tour
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US$ 24.00*
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St Lawrence River Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Rock Island Lighthouse Tour

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Thousand Islands

Had a wonderful time. Spent 2 days there. Definitely not enough time. The shops were awesome as was the boat tours to the island's. Would go back in a heart beat

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Spent 2 days there. Definitely not enough time. The shops were awesome as was the boat tours to the island's. Would go back in a heart beat

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 1000 islands are beautiful... take a boat tour, have a nice dinner, visit the shops. ONE BIG WEAKNESS OF ALEX BAY: THE HOTELS ARE NOT GOOD. I've stayed at multiple locations and they're just run down and out dates. Do what Clayton did... put in a nice hotel A-bay!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had been travelling for more than 5-6 hours and were tired of sitting in the stifling environment of AC bus and this trip came as a boon to me as I could breathe in fresh air! The scenic beauty is beyond words, each island presents a unique structure! Would love to stay at one of these after my retirement..

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Faridabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were on a tour to Niagara and 100 islands. When we reached here and boarded the ferry, we realised the meaning of beauty! Each island is uniquely developed. Since, we neither had the time nor that much of money to stay in any of the islands but atleast will surely cherish the views preserved in our memories and photos,... More 

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Cobourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My cousins had a cottage on Stave Island and I went there many times as a child. We've been back many time as adults and we still love. Go on a boat cruise or rent a boat yourself. A relaxing day!

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands is a very different time in the winter, but it is still beautiful. I had to go up there last weekend, and the scene is very different; most the stores and restaurants are seasonal, so they are not open. There are a couple places on the main roads of the town(s) that are open,... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you love boating and nature and natural beauty, this is the place for you! I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to 1000 Islands. It was so relaxing taking boat tours and seeing the islands. I would love to live here and own my own boat! I was really impressed with the town of Sackets Harbor - it was beautiful! I... More 

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Lovely if you enjoy solitude, nature and serenity. Really gorgeous and natural. If you are Big City Gritty, this is not your atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you love to be on the water and tour the islands, it is a nice place to visit. From your own boat or a tour boat you view many islands, some small, some large but all interesting to view. KP

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Alexandria Bay is a very quaint little town in the scenic Thousand Islands area along the border of NY and Canada. Alex Bay is the jumping off point to both Singer and Boldt Castle, both muse see locations. Nice shopping area for souvenirs, ice cream, and home made chocolates.

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