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   Thousand Island Ontario East Vacation Travel Guide
1000 Islands 
 Ontario East Canada
Accommodations, attractions, entertainment, recreation, activities.
Travel & Tourism Guide

Gananoque/1000 Islands/Ontario

(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.

RockPort/1000 Islands/Ontario
Rockport: A village situated in the Leeds County, Ont. On the St. Lawrence River about nine miles southwest of Mallorytown, seven miles southeast of Lansdowne, 15 miles downstream from Gananoque and 30 miles  from Kingston and 25 miles upstream from southwest Brockville, all on the Grand Trunk Railway, 
now known as Imperial (Kings) Highway Two.

Brockville/1000 Islands/Ontario

(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, Poker Run and Fall Fair.

 

Kingston/1000 Islands/Ontario

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.

Smithsfalls/Ontario/Canada
Located in the Heart of the Rideau Canal, you will find a unique mix of leisure 
and recreational activities set against a backdrop of history and nature. So come
 fill your senses with the sight, sound, smell, taste and touch of our friendly community.

Merrickville/Ontario/Canada
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/Ontario/Canada
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/Ontario/Canada
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.

 Thank you for visiting 1000 Islands!
Explore this truly unique tourism destination in rural Ontario, Canada.