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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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Beautiful area

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andrea B
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Massillon, Ohio
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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Kristina R
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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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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We took a boat ride up and down the st. Lawrence River and got to see all the different Islands what a nice place. The kids had a great time riding on the boat although this time of year I was kind of a little on the chilly side but we really enjoyed it

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was so excited to vacation in the Thousand Islands with my husband one week this August - What. A. Disappointment. Our friends and family raved and raved about Alexandria Bay, so that is where we based ourselves. We stayed at an airbnb (horrible, but that's another story), received TERRIBLE customer service in nearly every restaurant we went to, and... More 

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is the second time we have taken a bout tour of Thousand Islands. Each in a different direction. OPnce from Cananda and once from the US side. Both were in the autumn. The area is spectacular, peaceful, and no wonder so many mult-millionaires have built fabulous homes here. Our tour guide on Uncle Sam's Tour was very informative for... More 

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Hopatcong, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Located on the St Lawrence River between NY and Canada, there are over 1800 islands located here. Try to take a boat tour;

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Buffalo NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Many Beautiful Homes on the Islands, ride the Uncle Sam's Tour boat if you get a chance. Very informative and fun!

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

One needs to visit this place to admire its beauty heritage and scenery On our way to niagara falls we did a de tour to thousand islands It has a total of 1800 plus islands which are private owned and surround by river channels One can take the boat tours to see and listen to the history of this place... More 

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