5, 209) 288 km (179 mi) east of Toronto, , 272 km (169 mi) west of Montreal,
167 km (104 mi) South of Ottawa, 16 km (10 mi) west of the 1000 Islands Bridge to the U.S.A.
A favourite resort town and gateway to the 1000 Islands, centrally located on the
St. Lawrence River and minutes to Kingston or Brockville.
A member of the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce
Thousand Island Ontario East
Nestled in the
heart of the 1000 Islands,
Gananoque is a vacation paradise.
Boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, scuba diving, water taxis and charters¡ there's no better place to enjoy the water than
in the 1000 Islands.
or three hour cruises of the 1000 Islands, including stops at famous
Boldt castle, depart regularly from May to October. The St. Lawrence
Islands National Park, made up of nearly two-dozen beautiful islands,
features nature trails, parks, beaches and island camping. Visitors can enjoy
unique exhibits at the Historic 1000 Islands Village, a heritage centre
located on the waterfront. The Thousand Islands Playhouse is one of the
regions most acclaimed professional theatres, featuring stage productions from
May until October.
Great Museums and Attractions in The 1000 Islands, Gananoque, Brockville,
Kingston, Lansdowne, Smithsfalls, Rockport Ontario, Canada and Surrounding Area
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Home of the 1000 Islands Charity Casino!
Gananoque & the 1000 Islands is an
internationally renowned destination for tourists. The appeals of the
region include its scenic beauty, recreational diversity and cultural activities. Inhabitants as well as tourists from
around the world come to our community to fish, sail, camp, golf, scuba-dive, cycle, hike, canoe, paint
and photograph the wild beauty of the St. Lawrence River.
Gananoque is your best choice when planning a 1000 Islands vacation.
Thousand Islands Facts
The Thousand Islands extends on the Canadian side from Wolfe Island near Kingston, On., to the Brockville narrows at Brockville, On.. On the American side they extend from Tibbets Point on Lake Ontario to Morristown, N.Y.
The 1000 Islands Bridge extends from
Collins Landing near Alexandria Bay, New York to Ivy Lea near Gananoque,
Ontario covering a distance of 8.5 miles and provides direct connection
between US Interstate Rt. 81 and Canadian Highway 401. The Thousand Island
bridge was built in 1938 by Prime Minister William Mackenzie King and
President Franklin Roosevelt.
St. Lawrence River - The St.
Lawrence River is one of the great rivers of the world, stretching for
1,247 Kilometers,775 miles. The River starts where Lake Ontario empties and
flows northeast to the Atlantic Ocean. It carries the fresh water of the
Great Lakes to the Atlantic and provides access to the heart of North
America. The upper St. Lawrence is graced by pink granite and limestone
islands, large and tiny, for a distance of sixty miles. The River drains the
largest fresh water source on the face of the Earth, The Great Lakes. The
Upper St. Lawrence and the Thousand Islands area was once called The
Garden of the Great Spirit by the Native Americans.
Great Attractions In The 1000 Islands, Gananoque, Ontario East Canada ,Charity Casino, Attractions, Thousand Islands, Accommodations, Restaurants, Activities.
(Pop. 5, 209) 270 km (169 mi) east of Toronto,
16 km (10 mi) west of the 1000 Islands Bridge, 262 km (163 mi) west of
Montreal A popular resort town and gateway to the 1000 Islands, centrally
located on the St. Lawrence River, midway between Toronto and Montreal and
minutes to Kingston or Brockville. The town offers activities for all ages:
historic buildings, museums, St. Lawrence Islands National Parks, fishing,
hiking, boating, snowmobiling, theatre and numerous festivals, carnivals and
fairs and boat tours of the 1000 Islands.
(Pop. 21,590)Brockville - the City of the 1000 islands - is the oldest incorporated municipality in Upper Canada. Commonly referred to as the "Pride of the St. Lawrence", it is characterized with unique Victorian architecture scattered throughout the southern part of the city, and a historic revitalized down town. The focal point of this area is the only New England Square found in Canada with the city's courthouse majestically placed at the top of the square. Brockville boasts a spectacular waterfront and harbour with a newly constructed boardwalk that meanders along the waterfront and throughout the city. Attractions include our 1000 Islands boat cruise, summer theatre, mansion tours, oldest railway tunnel in Canada, museums and ghost walks. Each season brings many festivals including Ookpik, Multicultural Festival, Riverfest, Automotion, and Fall Fair.
Kingston Tourism welcomes visitors to the largest City of the world famous Thousand Islands. Our friendly travel counselors can help tailor your visit, whether for business or pleasure. As a port of call to Thousand Islands sightseeing cruises and Ontario's only glass-top ship, enjoy unique lunch, dinner and theatre cruises. Tour Fort Henry, only one of many fascinating museums and historic sites. Experience our many festivals and events. Fabulous Dining and shopping will please the most discriminating tastes. Live theatre and music are featured throughout our vibrant downtown. Unlimited recreational opportunities exist, including golf, sailing, boating, cycling and the world's best freshwater scuba diving, all within city limits. You'll be amazed.
Jewel of the Rideau, This is a small town with a big heart, if you are in the area and
don't take time to visit you will be disappointed. it has many shops and quite a large
amount of history. To much to tell, but a place you will always remember.
Sharbot Lake, located 120 km West of Ottawa and 85 km North of Gananoque is about 15km long housing many cottages along its shores and bays and on its wooded islands. A fisherman's, paradise, the lake is restocked annually from the Government Hatcheries with bass, northern pike, and pan fish. Bring your fishing rods, pick up your bait locally, and be prepared for some of the best fishing of your life!
Athens, Charleston Lake and the Township of Rear of Yonge and Escott. The Village of Athens, population 1000 is located just thirty minutes north-west of Brockville. Our small tourist town is famous for its twelve large outdoor murals. The murals are very important and meaningful to the citizens of Athens. The murals represent our pride in our community, our local artists and our history. Enjoy our warm hospitality while touring the peaceful, historical Village of Athens, with its splendid mix of stately homes, historical buildings and unique murals.
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