Comfort Inn & Suites Thousand Islands Harbour District
22 Main Street
Gananoque, ON K7G 2L7
Phone: (613) 382-7272
Fax: (613) 382-4096
Overlooking beautiful blue waters is the wonderful Joel Stone Heritage Park which forms a green escape for both local as well as visitors. The park includes an open air amphitheater that hosts a variety of art and cultural gatherings. For more information and event schedules, do call ahead.
The Thousand Island Park Historic District is located at Orleans, New York. It has a total of 294 structures which are still are still extant. This historic district was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Who doesn't like watching a beautiful sunset on a river or sea? If you do, then a trip to the Rock Island Lighthouse won't disappoint you. Located on the Rock Island in the Saint Lawrence River, the light was first constructed in 1848. Today, the lighthouse is open to public for tours. You can climb to the top of the light and watch the breathtaking view of the island from above. A museum which is located close by to the lighthouse is operational and makes the visitors acquainted with the light's history.
Located in the east side of Kingston in St. Lawrence River, Howe Island is ranked the fourth largest after Wellesley, Wolfe and Grindstone within the Thousand Islands. Comprising about 13 kilometres (8 miles) in length and 5 kilometres (3 miles) in width, Howe Island holds a population of approximately 602. Featuring a small Roman Catholic Church called St. Philomena's, this islands offers a variety of recreational activities.
Set on an 1836 farmland, Thousand Islands Winery is Steve and Erika Conaway's labor of love. It boasts to be the first of its kind in the region and has many acres of vineyards. Opened in 2002, oenophiles will love their top-notch wines, wine tasting rooms and stunning vistas. You can also host your wedding and other private events at their property.
St. Lawrence Islands National Park is an ideal tourist attraction that offers plethora of activities for the entire family. Playgrounds, camping, hiking trails, boating and much more awaits you at this national park.
The George C. Boldt Yacht House is a remarkable boathouse located in the center of the 1000 Islands. Nestled on the banks of St. Lawrence River, it was built in 1903 as a dream summer home for George C. Boldt and his wife, Louise. This imposing six story shingle-style building features Italian gardens, spires, tunnels, a powerhouse, a drawbridge, a children's playhouse and a dovecote. Unfortunately Louise died suddenly and the house was abandoned for 73 years. It was acquired in 1977 by the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority who restored this fabulous structure. The classic wooden boats on display are a fine collection and some are said to be from the Boldt fleet. The George C. Boldt Yacht House opened its doors to the public in 1996. Don't miss to visit this historic landmark when in the city.
The renowned Kestrel was built by George Lawley and Sons, and was designed by D. Crawford. Constructed in 1892, it is sited on the St. Lawrence River in Jefforson County. The vessel measures 63 foot (19 meters) and is a superb steam yacht. The interior looks stellar in white, post its redesigning and polishing. It finely represents the period gone by and stands as a great monumental site. It has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
This popular attraction is set in the Heart Island and was supposed to be the dream home of George C. Boldt and his wife, Louise Kehrer Boldt. Reminiscent of a Rhineland castle he saw while on his travels, Boldt Castle is an ode to romance and fantasy. After Louise's death, construction of this masonry structure stopped like its counterpart, George C. Boldt Yacht House for 73 years. It was neglected for several years but now has been restored and open to the public. Explore the 120 unfinished rooms and wonder how they would have looked if completed and furnished. Stroll through the other buildings like the Power House, Alster Tower and Clock Tower. It will give a glimpse of the dreams of a man who wanted a love nest for his wife and whose love was cut short tragically.
The Church of Saint Lawrence is a beautiful church standing on the Alexandria Bay since 1889. The Shingle Style of architecture and the massive structure are appealing to the eye. Services are continuously held at this historically important place of worship.
Thousand Islands is an archipelago of 1,864 small isles and is a popular tourist attraction. What better way to explore the Thousand Islands than a boat tour. Uncle Sam Boat Tours is one of the most trusted tour operators in the region and offers various charter services and packages as per your needs. Explore the islands on their customized vessels and take in the breathtaking vistas from the open top decks. Their expert guides will give you an insight of the places you are visiting, making it even more interesting.
St. Paul's Episcopal is a historic church built in 1878. Also known as the Church of the Nazarene, this beautiful building is constructed with a mix of Late Gothic Revival and Eastlake styles. The church became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 and has been in continuous function since its birth.