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A destination that visitors come to again and again.

The 1000 Islands is a sightseer’s paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.

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The cultures of the USA and Canada blend in the waters of the mighty St. Lawrence and Great Lake Ontario.”

The cultures of the USA and Canada blend in the waters of the mighty St. Lawrence and Great Lake Ontario.”

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Today, many people still remark that this gorgeous garden of woods and waters that is the 1000 Islands is truly one of the most beautiful places on the planet.”

Today, many people still remark that this gorgeous garden of woods and waters that is the 1000 Islands is truly one of the most beautiful places on the planet.”

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Others will tell you its friendly atmosphere, fresh outdoors and laid-back pace makes the 1000 Islands a place that inspires the spirit and renews the soul.”

Others will tell you its friendly atmosphere, fresh outdoors and laid-back pace makes the 1000 Islands a place that inspires the spirit and renews the soul.”

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The native peoples called this region the ‘Garden of the Great Spirit.’”

The native peoples called this region the ‘Garden of the Great Spirit.’”

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10,000 Maniacs
10,000 Maniacs

Friday, June 5, 2015
Clayton, NY

10,000 Maniacs was formed in Jamestown, New York, in 1981. They toured extensively and recorded independently before signing with Elektra and making The Wishing Chair…
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Poker Runs American “Thunder in the Bay”

Friday, June 12, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015
Alexandria Bay, NY

The largest, fastest boats in North American will be on the St. Lawrence River!  View these boats at the Village Docks on Friday evening,…
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Sample seasonal & traditional ales and a selection of gourmet food trucks at Fort Henry's Beerfest & Food Truck Festival.
Fort Henry Beerfest & Food Truck Festival

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Kingston, ON

Overlooking Lake Ontario with a stunning view of the city of Kingston, you will find craft breweries from Ontario and Quebec sampling their seasonal…
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