Thousand Islands | 1000 Islands NY and Canada VACATION

Plan your next vacation to the 1000 islands. The Thousand Islands (1000 Islands) Region is an international tourism destination, encompassing communities on both sides of the US and Canada border along the St. Lawrence River and the eastern shores of Lake Ontario. The region takes its name from the more than 1000 islands that dot the lake and river along this international waterway. The region extends from Kingston to Cornwall on the Canadian side, and from Oswego to Massena on the US side, reaching inland to the foothills of the Adirondack mountains to embrace the communities that are west and north of the Adirondack Park, and the four NY Counties of Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence.

Planning Your trip to the thousand islands

When planning your trip to the 1000 islands you will want to check out the many places to eat along the river as well as the fun things to do.  Many things to do are kid friendly from zoos to festivals.  If you are interested in the history of the thousand islands then please visit the museums and read the history of the thousand islands dressing in Alexandria Bay and the history of the thousand islands dressing in Clayton.  There are also a lot of books about the 1000 islands.

thousand islands river with treesIf you are an adventurous type of person then try some scuba diving or rafting and kayaking. Another fun thing to do is to take a boat tour throughout the river like on the famous Uncle Sam Boat Tours.  Visit and explore huge beautiful castles on islands like Boldt Castle.

The 1000 islands has inspired many to fall in love and get married.  The 1000 islands is a beautiful place to have a wedding.  If you are planning on getting married then check out the many wedding planning options in the thousand islands.

If you are planning on visiting sites in both the United States and Canada be sure the have your passport with you.