Thousand Islands is located on the border of Ontario, Canada and northern New York. Thousand Islands is more than just the home of Thousand Island salad dressing, it also has many outdoor activities to choose from, whether it be visiting a historic site, taking a scenic cruise, hunting, or fishing. The islands are also close to large Canadian cities, including Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto, which are great for making day trips to.
A great way to explore is to take a guided cruise through the islands. Most tours range from one to five hours and some include either lunch or dinner. If you love history, there are several historic sites that you can visit while on vacation in Thousand Islands. Visit the Old Stone Mill National Historic Site to see Ontario’s oldest stone gristmill or visit the Brockville Museum to learn about the influence of manufacturing on the area. Thousand Islands is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors. You can go biking or rollerblading down Brock Trail or go hiking through the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area. If you’re feeling adventurous, try scuba diving with Abucs Scuba Charters or learn to waterski and wakeboard with Charleston Lake Watersports. You can also go fishing in Lake Ontario or at the Rideau Canal. For dinner, eat at Anthony’s Restaurant if you are craving Italian food or seafood. Eat on the waterfront at Gananoque In & Spa or have a burger at The Old English Pub.
There are several fun day trips from Thousand Islands to large Canadian cities. One great day trip from Thousand Islands is Ottawa, Ontario. Ottawa is just a two-hour drive from Thousand Islands. Visit the National Gallery of Canada or go ice skating on the Rideau Canal. Make sure to also check out the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Canadian War Museum. You can also take a day trip to Toronto. Toronto is about a three-hour drive from Thousand Islands. Visit the Hockey Hall of Fame, walk through the Kensington Market, and see the animals at the Toronto Zoo. In Toronto you can also eat your way through Chinatown or take your kids to the Ontario Science Centre. Lastly, Montreal is also a three-hour drive from Thousand Islands. Walk through Old Montreal, go to the top of Mont Royal, and visit the famous Notre-Dame Basilica.
In Thousand Islands you can rent a cottage right on the waterfront. Some rentals even include their own dock or boathouse. You can also rent a luxury apartment that comes with a private pool. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Thousand Islands vacation rental today!
If you are coming from or returning to New York, you can take the Horne’s Ferry. Horne’s Ferry goes between Wolfe Island, Ontario and Cape Vincent, New York. For transportation from Wolfe Island to Kingston, Ontario, you can take the Wolfe Island Ferry.
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