Attractions

Anywhere you go, the 1000 Islands is truly a fun and friendly destination. Stroll through village downtowns, have fun on the water all day long or take in a drive-in movie at night. Have a ball on mini-links throughout the region, get behind the wheel of a go-kart or visit zoos and aquariums focused on local forest and marine life.

Come in the spring and smell the sweet aroma of maple sugar shacks on both sides of the U.S./Canada border. Apple orchards are scattered throughout the region, making autumn a peak visitor period for savoring cider and fresh-made donuts.

Visual and performing arts are abundant in the 1000 Islands with many venues and special arts events presented by local organizations. Throughout the summer, visitors enjoy a lively schedule of theater productions, gallery exhibits and special museum shows.

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Adams, NY

Historical Association of South Jefferson

29 E. Church St.
Adams, NY 13605

Phone: 315-232-2616
[email protected]
http://hasjny.tripod.com

Welcome to a 1850s-era house and antique home with farm and marine displays as well as Indian artifacts, local history and genealogy. Craft classes hosted on-site.

Operation Season: Year Round


Alexandria Bay, NY
1000 Islands Water Taxi

1000 Islands Water Taxi Scenic Tours


Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-727-1939
www.1000islandswatertaxi.com

Exclusive, private and scenic 1000 Islands cruises and charters aboard a classic wooden boat or a comfortable pontoon boat. Also operating a water taxi service for weddings and other special occasions. Pet friendly. Reservations required.

Operation Season: May - September


alex bay 500 go-karts

Alex Bay 500 Go-Karts

43772 Rt. 12
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2021
[email protected]
http://www.alexbay500.com

Speed your way around our smooth asphalt track; New York State’s longest at more than 1 mile long! Fully lit for safe night driving. Also try our 18-hole Wilderness Falls Mini-Golf course. Huge amusement arcade with over 50 great games. “Eat Fresh” at the Subway Sandwich Shop.

Operation Season: May - October


Bay Drive In

Bay Drive-In Theatre

Rt. 26 & Bailey Settlement Rd
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-3874
http://www.baydrivein.com

Drive-in movies on 2 screens with FM stereo, now showing in brilliant digital. Concession stands available. Weekends in April, May Sept. and Oct. Check with us for winter hours. Full time June thru Labor Day.

Operation Season: April - November


Bay House Artisans

21 James St.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-778-5968
[email protected]
www.bayhouseartisans.com

Bay House Artisans is an established gallery/gift shop offering fine hand-made art and craft products created by regional artists. Participating artisans are skilled producers working in a range of media including wood, fiber, metal, glass, clay, watercolor, jewelry, and more.
Bay House Artisans gallery store is artisan owned, artisan staffed, and artisan operated. Housed in an historic home, Bay House Artisans is in a prime location in the central downtown area of Alexandria Bay amid numerous shops and restaurants close to public docks, marinas, and the St. Lawrence River. Our operating calendar will extends from May through October.

Operation Season: May - November


Boldt Castle on Heart Island

Boldt Castle and Boldt Yacht House

Heart Island
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2501
Toll Free: 800-8-ISLAND
http://www.boldtcastle.com

Enjoy a self-guided tour or tour with your pre-purchased Souvenir Audio Guide, of this 120-room Rhineland-style castle and yacht house built at the turn of the 20th century. Boldt Castle is home to one of the saddest love stories ever told. Wander the halls and imagine what could have been if tragedy had not struck. The castle is accessible by tour boat, water taxi and private watercraft and handicap accessible. Boldt Castle is located in the U.S. Passengers arriving by boat from Canadian ports must provide proper identification for U.S. Customs and Border Protection clearance.

Operation Season: May - October


Cornwall Brothers Store and Museum

36 Market St.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-4586
[email protected]
http://www.alexandriahistorical.com

Local history museum in a historic 1866 stone general store building, with changing exhibits about river life, boating and local communities. Gift shop with regional books and gifts. Gallery presentations and special events happening in July and August.

Operation Season: May - September


dark island spirits

Dark Island Spirits

42 Church St.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2059
[email protected]
www.darkislandspirits.com

New York State Craft Beverage Distillery & Tasting Room. Offering free tours daily. Musically Matured TM Spirits.

Operation Season: Year Round


Michael Ringer's Gallery

Michael Ringer’s St. Lawrence Gallery

47382 Dingman Point Rd
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2833 or 315-686-1009
[email protected]
http://www.michaelringer.com

Large selection of St. Lawrence River art featuring Michael Ringer and other local artists. Gallery locations are: 47382 Dingman Point Rd, Alexandria Bay & 203 James St., Clayton.

Operation Season: Year Round


Otter Creek Preserve

Otter Creek Preserve and Nature Trail


Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

This trail in the village of Alexandria Bay, NY offers 1.9 miles of trail for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, it also offers dramatic views of both Otter Creek and Lynch Creek. A portion of the trail is ADA-accessible, with highlights including a wildlife observation tower that overlooks the Golden-winged Warbler Demonstration Area; displaying TILT’s shrubland bird management for this imperiled songbird species and a cable suspension bridge.

Operation Season: Year Round


Thousand Islands State Parks Region

Keewaydin State Park
45165 Rt. 12
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2593
http://www.nysparks.com

Stretching from Lake Ontario north along the St. Lawrence River, the Thousand Islands Region includes 28 state parks, Sackets Harbor Battlefield Historic Site and six stand-alone boat launches, as well as thousands of great campsites. Campsite and cottage reservations only: 800-456-CAMP. Part of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Operation Season: Year Round


TI Winery logo

Thousand Islands Winery

43298 Seaway Ave.
Suite #1
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-9306
[email protected]
http://www.thousandislandswinery.com

Thousand Islands Winery® is the largest farm winery in Northern New York State and is located along the majestic St. Lawrence River on a historic 40-acre farmstead established in 1836. The winery began in 2002 with the purchase of the farm by Steve Conaway and his wife Erika. The primary grape varieties being grown at the winery include Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, Marquette and La Crescent which were developed by the University of Minnesota. The introduction of these cold-hardy grapes to the Thousand Islands region is the very reason we now enjoy the benefits of the ever-expanding Northern New York Craft Beverage Trail.

Thousand Islands Winery® is open every day except Christmas from 10 am to 5 pm with extended hours from April to December and hosts multiple on-site festivals featuring live music. The winery’s expansive property offers many options for hosting weddings and special private events throughout the year and features on-site lodging in three beautiful three-bedroom vacation rental homes.

Operation Season: Year Round


Uncle Sam Boat Tours

Uncle Sam Boat Tours

47 James St.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2611
[email protected]
http://www.usboattours.com

Uncle Sam Boat Tours offers a variety of tours through the scenic 1000 Islands. Featuring 1-hour and 2 1/4-hour sightseeing cruises, luncheon, dinner and craft beer and wine cruises and Singer Castle tours. All our daytime tours offer an unlimited stop at Boldt Castle. Passports or other identification is never required. In-season: Daily 10am-7pm; Off-season (early season and late season): Daily 10am-5pm.

Operating Season is May 1st to October 31st every year!

Operation Season: May - October


wilderness falls mini golf

Wilderness Falls Mini-Golf

43772 Rt. 12
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Phone: 315-482-2021
[email protected]

Relax as you putt your way around our challenging 18-hole course while enjoying views of our scenic waterfalls. Water traps and boulder bank shots make this course a real winner. Conveniently located at Alex Bay 500 Go-Karts which has a one-mile long asphalt track, huge amusement arcade with over 50 great games and Subway Sandwich Shop – “Eat Fresh.”

Operation Season: May - October


Athens, ON

Historic Murals of Athens

1 W. Main St
Athens, ON K0E 1B0

Phone: 613-924-2044

The Historic Murals of Athens were the first such attraction to be established in Ontario. Nine murals were painted by professional artists on the exterior walls of local businesses.

Operation Season: Year Round


Black River, NY

Busted Grapes

19557 Ball Rd
Black River, NY 13612

Phone: 315-777-0932
[email protected]
www.bustedgrapeswine.com

Busted Grapes is a small winery in upstate New York that handcrafts award-winning wines from cold hardy grapes. Located near Rutland, NY, approximately 10 minutes from Watertown. Stop in and get your grapes busted on Ball Road.

Operation Season: Year Round


Brockville, ON
Wild Cat

1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises

30 Block House Island Pkwy
P.O. Box 1465
Brockville, ON K6V 5Y6

Phone: 613-345-7333
Toll Free: 800-353-3157
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandscruises.com

Get your motor runnin’ as you cruise at speeds of up to 45 mph towards a view of Boldt and Singer Castles on the islands’ only high-speed cruises aboard the 54-passenger “WildCat.” Dine in elegance aboard the islands’ most luxurious cruiser, the “Lady of the Isles” or choose from a variety of traditional sightseeing tours, themed events, packages and private charters departing from historic downtown Brockville.

Operation Season: May - October


Aquatarium

6 Broad St.
Brockville, ON K6V 0C4

Phone: 613-342-6789 x7004
[email protected]
http://www.aquatarium.ca

The Aquatarium is a 27,000 sq. ft. interactive, learning & discovery center featuring river otters, aquariums, an interactive theater and exhibits that will inspire curiosity in the 1000 Islands area and the many things to see and do here.

Operation Season: Year Round


Brock Trail

Brock Trail

c/o 10 Market St. W.
Brockville, ON K6V 4R7

Phone: 613-342-4357
Toll Free: 888-251-7676
[email protected]
www.brockvilletourism.com

A 7km walking and cycling path that runs along Brockville’s beautiful waterfront in the historic downtown core and continues north through to the other end of town. This scenic pathway is paved to accommodate bicycles, roller blades, wheelchairs and strollers. The Trail takes you to Canada’s Oldest Railway Tunnel and around Blockhouse Island before continuing to Hardy Park, Rotary Park, and then following Buell’s Creek to the north end of town. A newly added section of the Trail gives you the option to go West to St. Lawrence Park. Along the Trail you will find a number of plaques installed by Heritage Brockville depicting historical sites where you can read about Brockville’s rich history. Stop by the Tourism Office at 10 Market Street West to pick up a city map which includes the trail route.

Operation Season: Year Round


Brockville Arts Centre

Brockville Arts Centre

235 King St. W.
Brockville, ON K6V 7A5

Phone: 613-342-7122
Toll Free: 877-342-7122
[email protected]
http://www.brockvilleartscentre.com

Host to some of the finest stage entertainment in Ontario and Canada, the arts centre regularly attracts world class entertainers. The theatre boasts one of the region’s top art galleries, is fully accessible and offers phonic in-ear hearing devices for those with hearing disabilities. The theatre is located in Heart of historic downtown Brockville and is within easy walking distance from the harbour and downtown restaurants.

Operation Season: Year Round


Brockville Museum

Brockville Museum

5 Henry St.
Brockville, ON K6V 6M4

Phone: 613-342-4397
[email protected]
http://www.brockvillemuseum.com

Brockville’s history is one of the prominent manufacturers, formidable wealth, fascinating historical figures and vivacious ordinary people, which is interconnected by a dynamic river. Come and discover our past in historic downtown Brockville. Open Victoria Day-Labour Day: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Winter Season: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

Operation Season: Year Round


Brockville Railway Tunnel

1 King St. W.
Brockville, ON K6V 7A5

Phone: 613-803-5501
[email protected]
www.brockvillerailwaytunnel.com

Brockville is home to Canada’s first railway tunnel, built between 1854 and 1860, extening 1/2-kilometer (1/3 mile) under the city. Following extensive renovationsm the tunnel was opened end-to-end for visitor traffic in August 2017. Renovations included masonry work, smooth concrete walkway, sound system and dazzling multi-colored lighting that highlights mineral deposits and architectural features.

The Tunnel is open daily April through fall, 9am-9pm.

Operation Season: April - November


Fulford Place Museum

Fulford Place Museum

287 King St. E.
Brockville, ON K6V 1E1

Phone: 613-498-3003
[email protected]
http://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/Fulford-Place

Tour this Edwardian mansion filled with period artifacts owned by two generations of the Fulford family.  Learn about the family patent medicine business, enjoy their beautiful art and collectibles as well as stroll in the Italianate garden. Open daily during July and August; limited hours in fall, winter & spring – please call for information on hours. On-site gift shop with a variety of items. Tearoom open in summer – call for reservations. Spaces available to rent for events.

Operation Season: Year Round


Mac Johnson Wildlife Area

4649 Debruge Rd - east of Hwy 29
Brockville, ON K6T 1A5

Phone: 613-546-4228 or 613-345-1990
Toll Free: 877-956-CRCA (2772)
[email protected]
http://www.crca.ca

Facilities include hiking and cross-country ski trails, winter skating, picnic area including a shelter, nature centre and two canoe launches. Conservation education programs for schools from kindergarten to Grade 12 are also offered.

Operation Season: Year Round


Rideau Heritage Cruise Line

Rideau Heritage Cruise Line

Rideau Canal Ports
Kingston, Merrickville, Ottawa, Perth, Smith Falls
Brockville, ON K6V 5Y6

Phone: 613-345-7333
Toll Free: 888-229-9913
http://www.rideaucanalcruises.com

Half-day, full-day and multi-day cruises along the Historic Rideau Canal – Canada’s newest World Heritage site! Relive that bygone era of genteel river cruising as you marvel at the craftsmanship employed in the lock and dam construction along various sections of the 126-mile historic waterway.


sunni mini-putt

Sunni Mini-Putt

1945 Sharpe's Lane
Brockville, ON K6V 6K9

Phone: 613-498-0775
http://www.sunnidell.com

An expert mini golf challenge that is fun for children and adults alike.

Operation Season: April - October


Brownville, NY
jacob brown mansion

Jacob Brown Mansion

216 Brown Blvd.
Brownville, NY 13615

Phone: 315-782-7650
[email protected]

Home of Jacob Brown, founder of Brownville and a general during the War of 1812. Currently houses the Village Clerk office, library and rec. center.

Operation Season: Year Round


Cape Vincent, NY

Breakwater Art Gallery

263 E. Broadway
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-654-4750
http://www.breakwatergallery.com

The Breakwater Gallery, in Cape Vincent, NY is a not-for-profit gallery dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts and high quality crafted functional items. The Gallery sells original works of art  by Thousand Islands artists, and hosts receptions with featured artists bi-weekly. Open Fridays and Saturdays June through September.

Operation Season: June - September


Cape Vincent Historical Museum

175 North James St.
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-654-3094

Cape Vincent’s history is brilliantly displayed here. The building, which is one of the oldest in the village, housed the soldiers of the War of 1812. Handicapped accessible.


Copper Top

Copper Top Stables Boarding & Indoor Arena

4280 Branche Rd
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-771-1644
[email protected]

Offering horse boarding and an indoor arena for practicing for horse shows in the winter. Lessons available.

Operation Season: Year Round


Horne’s Ferry to Canada & USA

Horne Transportation
319 Club St.
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-783-0638
[email protected]
http://www.hornesferry.com

The only international auto/passenger ferry on the St. Lawrence River, operating between Cape Vincent, NY and Wolfe Island, Ontario. Click on hornesferry.com for fares and schedule. For service from Wolfe Island to mainland Kingston, Ontario, Canada, see “Wolfe Island Ferry,” providing public transportation from Wolfe Island to Kingston. Canada: 613-385-2402; U.S.: 315-783-0638.

Operation Season: May - October


DEC & Aquarium

New York State DEC Research Station & Aquarium

541 E. Broadway St.
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-654-2147
[email protected]
www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27069.html

Five tanks with fish native to local waters. Public site open to picnics, overnight docking (48 hour maximum) fishing and restroom facilities, all handicapped accessible. Tour groups welcome, phone ahead for assistance or guide. New displays and fish each year.

Operation Season: May - October


The Cape Vincent Brewing Co, Inc.

296 E Broadway
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 518-570-8311
[email protected]
www.capevincentbrewing.com

The Cape Vincent Brewing Co. is a New York State farm brewery located centrally in the village of Cape Vincent. We specialize in handcrafted, traditional beers and provide a quaint, friendly atmosphere for our patrons. New York state wine & soda is also available.

Operation Season: Year Round


Cape Winery

The Cape Winery

2066 Deerlick Rd
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-654-3218
[email protected]
http://www.thecapewinery.com

Come experience a “Taste of the Cape” at The Cape Winery, the destination for award-winning wines and a serene setting that truly reflects the lifestyle of the family farm winery. We specialize in dry wines made from locally grown northern grapes. There is also a selection of semi-sweet and sweet wines for the sweeter palate. Follow us on Facebook and check our website to learn about our fabulous food and wine events at the winery. Open 11 am – 5 pm Daily from 1 April to 31 December (Closed Christmas Day).

Operation Season: April - December


Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Visitors Center

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

33435 Co. Rt. 6
Tibbetts Point Rd
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Phone: 315-654-2700
[email protected]
http://www.capevincent.org/lighthouse/

Historic lighthouse where Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River meet. Tours available to agencies and bus groups when pre-registered. Grounds otherwise open to daytime visitors.

Operation Season: May - October


Chaumont, NY

Art of Fire New York

11322 County Route 125
Chaumont, NY 13622

Phone: 240-620-6497
[email protected]
www.artoffire.com

A unique experience visiting and working with glass artists Foster Holcombe and Theda Hansen at their seasonal studio. Blow your own ornament, cast a handprint or schedule a glass workshop for a “hands-on” experience to learn the basics of glassblowing.

Operation Season: June - August


The Nature Conservancy – Chaumont Barrens

VanAlystyne Rd
off Co. Rt. 125
Chaumont, NY 13622

Phone: 315-387-3600 x22
www.nature.org/cwny

An interpretive brochure will guide you along the 2-mile trail through rare alvar grassland, shrubland and forests. In late May, visitors can enjoy a diverse array of native wildflowers, including praire smoke, which can be seen no where else in the northeast. Watch for migratory birds in spring and fall.

Operation Season: May - December


white caps winery barn

White Caps Winery

11544 Co. Rt. 125
Chaumont, NY 13622

Phone: 315-649-2400
[email protected]
www.whitecapswinery.com

Farm winery along the shore of Chaumont Bay, Chaumont.  Open year-round, serving wine, craft beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Accessible by boat opposite the navigational light on Independence Point. Walking and cross-country ski trails, Wi-Fi and gift shop on site. Open noon to 6pm during summer; off-season hours available on-line.

Operation Season: Year Round


Chippewa Bay, NY
Singer Castle

Singer Castle

Dark Island
Chippewa Bay, NY 13623

Phone: 315-324-3275
Toll Free: 877-327-5475
[email protected]
http://www.singercastle.com

Visit the castle built by millionaire Frederick Gilbert Bourne of the Singer Sewing Machine Co. Take a 45-minute guided tour of the grounds and four floors of the castle. Check with area scenic boat tour operators for transportation availability or dock your own watercraft. (Please note: walking up steps is required to view the interior of the castle). Royal Suite for overnight lodging – great for a relaxing getaway or for newlyweds to use after their Singer Castle wedding, May 1 to Nov 1. Open for tours 7 days a week Mid-May – October 8th. Also open for groups by appointment.

Operation Season: May - October


Clayton, NY
Boat Museum displays

Antique Boat Museum

750 Mary St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-4104
[email protected]
http://www.abm.org

Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the Antique Boat Museum features the largest collection of antique and classic boats on display in North America! While visiting the museum you can learn about boating history on the St. Lawrence River, row a St. Lawrence skiff in French Bay, tour George Boldt’s historic two-story houseboat and take a speedboat ride through the islands in a triple cockpit runabout. See website for event and education classes information.

Operation Season: May - October


Classic Island Cruises

Classic Island Cruises

French Bay Marina
530 Theresa St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-955-9166
[email protected]
http://www.classicislandcruises.com

Personalized scenic tours of the 1000 Islands from the deck of an antique boat. Accompanied by a taste of the islands, you will be visually stimulated while enjoying the region’s finest wines, meats and cheeses.

Operation Season: April - November


Clayton Distillery interior

Clayton Distillery

40164 Rt. 12
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-285-5004
[email protected]
http://www.claytondistillery.com

Destination distillery creating premium-grade distilled products from locally grown grains & fruit. Summer Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day, open Mon-Wed, 10am-5pm; Thurs-Sat, 10am-8pm; Sun, 12pm-5pm. Winter Hours: Labor Day – Memorial Day, closed Mon-Thurs; open Fri-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm.

Operation Season: Year Round


Clayton Island Tours near the Boldt Castle Powerhouse, Heart Island.

Clayton Island Tours

39621 Chateau Lane
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-4820
[email protected]
http://www.claytonislandtours.com

Climb aboard the Miss Clayton, Island Girl, Riverloop or the Glass Bottom Boat Night Heron for the 1000 Islands’ most unique boat tour experience! The Rock Island Lighthouse tour is one of a kind, see local islands, visit Rock Island Lighthouse State Park, climb to the top of the Lighthouse, walk the Island and visit the Light Keepers Home. Our glass bottom boat offers guests of all ages an “in depth” look at the timeless beauty of the St. Lawrence River with unparalleled views of underwater life in the clean waters. Join us for the most unique and complete Boldt Castle/2 Nation Tour, let our experienced local guides provide a live narrative of Millionaires Row and the sites on both the American and Canadian sides of the St. Lawrence River as we travel over 25 unique miles, including part of the St. Lawrence Seaway Shipping Channel. Tours departing from Chateau Lane off Route 12 daily May-September. Private charters available for groups, weddings and special events May-November. Receptive/Tour Planner service available year round. Plenty of free parking.

Operation Season: May - September


Clayton Opera House

Clayton Opera House

403 Riverside Dr.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-2200
[email protected]
http://www.claytonoperahouse.com

The Clayton Opera House is a renowned, year-round cultural institution for the presentation of the performing arts. It is an important cultural destination for residents and tourists of the Thousand Islands region. This venue can be rented for social functions, business activities and community events.

Operation Season: Year Round


coyote moon

Coyote Moon Vineyards

17371 Co. Rt. 3
East Line Road.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5600
[email protected]
http://www.coyotemoonvineyards.com

If you are looking for an over-the-top customer experience, filled with award-winning wines, friendly staff, and a howling good time, Coyote Moon Vineyards is a must-visit destination! The entire Randazzo Family invites you to be their guest and sample over 19 varieties of delectable, hand-crafted, award-winning wines from their famous, or infamous, Twisted Sister to their Best of Class Gold Medal Winner, Marquette. Coyote Moon has a wine for every palate, tantalizing taste buds from dry to sweet and everything in between. Even beer drinkers feel right at home after sampling their Fire Boat Red, the sweet nectar of the North! Pack a picnic, the family, or just yourself and take a memorable stroll through their picturesque vineyard, the largest in Northern New York with more than 20 acres of Northern Grape Vines. Explore, sample, and learn how their award-winning wines are handcrafted with a tour of the crush pad, fermentation room, and bottling facility. Allow the Randazzos to create that experience in a fun-filled environment for you today and you will learn what all the howling is about!

Operation Season: Year Round


Fibonacci 321 Art Gallery

321 James St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-777-0612
[email protected]
http://www.fibonacci321.com

Fibonacci 321 Art Gallery offers fine-crafted original work by artists from Northern New York, specializing in wood, clay, fibers, metals, painting/drawing and glass.

Operation Season: May - December


Grindstone Island

Grindstone Island Preserves, Potters Beach and Nature Trail

Grindstone Island
boat access only
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

TILT conserves over 40% of Grindstone Island, which is the 4th largest island in the 1000 Islands. Several preserves on the interior of Grindstone Island, including the Howard-Smith and Rusho Farm Preserves, are conserving the agricultural heritage of the island, as well as sensitive habitat for various native species. The Heineman Songbird Forest is the breeding ground for neotropical migratory songbirds, those birds that winter in Central America and return to North America for the summer season. Potters Beach is one of the only naturally occurring sandy beaches in the Thousand Islands. It has been a popular summertime destination for generations. The Grindstone Island Nature Trail winds its way from Canoe Point to Picnic Point State Parks, through land owned by TILT and by the State of New York.

Operation Season: Year Round


Grindstone Island Winery

42811 Schoolhouse Rd
Grindstone Island
Clayton, NY 13624

https://www.facebook.com/1568352093432020/photos/1760608774206350/

Simply one of the most unique places in the Thousand Island region. Baco Noir and Pinot Noir grown, aged and bottled on the island estate.

Operation Season: April - October


Northern Flow Vineyards

40635 Rt. 12
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-4769
https://www.facebook.com/northernflowvineyards/

Vineyard and tasting room located in a longtime locally owned and operated garden center easily accessible between Clayton and Interstate 81 on the U.S. side of the 1000 Islands. Producing locally made wines from grapes grown in the 1000 Islands.


river golf adventures

River Golf Adventures

40168 Rt. 12
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-777-0225
[email protected]
http://www.rivergolfadventures.com

Check out the newest and most-challenging 18-hole mini-golf course! State-of-the-art driving range. Pirate ship treasure dig, river rate arcade and snack bar.

Operation Season: May - September


River Wellness

River Wellness Center

814 Riverside Dr.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-767-7391
[email protected]
http://www.riverwellness.net

As a wellness center in Clayton, we understand the need for a break from a hectic schedule. Come enjoy a massage to unwind and clear your mind. If you are looking for a romantic treat, schedule a couples massage. If you’ve recently been in an accident or have injured yourself, we have a medical massage to help your body’s healing process. Reiki also helps your body’s healing process by reducing stress and relaxing you! If you find yourself in need for a respite from chaos, contact us today!

http://www.facebook.com/RiverWellness

Operation Season: Year Round


Rock Island Lighthouse

42361 Rock Island West
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-775-6886
[email protected]
http://www.nysparks.com

Historic 50-foot lighthouse, keeper’s dwelling and boathouse located on a small island between Alexandria Bay and Clayton. Lighthouse and keepers’ quarters open with museum and gift shop. Accessible by private vessel and tour boat. Weddings and special events-booking available. Mid-may – September.

Operation Season: May - September


Ingerson Rivergate Trail

S. Gerald Ingerson Preserve and Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail


Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

This 140-acre preserve lying south of the Village of Clayton is a mosaic of wildlife habitats: successional shrublands, oak, pine and maple forests and McCarn Creek. Protecting McCarn Creek, a tributary to French Creek, protects and guards important spawning habitat for fish species and serves as a filter to clean water that flows into the St. Lawrence River. It includes 2 miles of the Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail, the portion of the trail that is restricted to non-motorized traffic. Overall, the Rivergate Trail, the result of a rails-to-trails project, is a 27-mile multi-use trail with several access points located in Clayton off Black Creek Road, in Orleans across the downtown, in Theresa, Redwood and Philadelphia.

Operation Season: Year Round


Saint Lawrence Spirits

38289 Rt. 12E
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-285-5224
Toll Free: 888-528-1992
[email protected]
www.saintlawrencespirits.com

Saint Lawrence Spirits is a farm-based distillery crafting small batch spirits, including vodka, gin, absinthe, moonshine, whiskey and bourbon. Located right on the St. Lawrence River, the Distillery and Château (previously Fairview Manor) tie in decades of history to their process. Saint Lawrence Spirits proudly proofs down their spirits with St. Lawrence River water through reverse osmosis, providing THE SPIRIT OF THE RIVER IN EVERY BOTTLE®. Saint Lawrence Spirits uses 100% New York grains in their moonshine, whiskey and bourbon, many of which are grown in Jefferson County! They offer tastings and craft cocktails at their Downtown Tasting Room, 510 Riverside Drive, Clayton, and in the on-site restaurant, Saint Lawrence Spirits Château. The Château is a farm-to-table restaurant combining local ingredients and international flavors for a very unique dining experience on the St. Lawrence River. Serving lunch, brunch & dinner year round!

Operation Season: Year Round


St. Lawrence Pottery

41468 State Route 12
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-4252
[email protected]
www.stlawrencepottery.com

Art gallery and studio featuring hand thrown and decorated pottery, lamp work, glass bead jewelry, paintings and other fine crafts reflecting the St. Lawrence River area.  Minutes from Interstate 81, with plenty of parking and friendly artists ready to give demonstrations of their crafts and behind the scenes studio tours. Open year round  and stocked with hundreds of one of a kind gifts and collectibles, don’t miss this shop during your visit to the river! Check out our website for hours and more information.

Operation Season: Year Round


Thousand Islands Art Center

Thousand Islands Arts Center, Home of the Handweaving Museum

314 John St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-4123
[email protected]
www.tiartscenter.org

The Thousand Islands Arts Center retains a vast 20th century North American textile collection and library and two galleries presenting a wide variety of changing art exhibitions year-round. The Arts Center offers over 100 classes and workshops in a variety of disciplines including weaving, pottery, painting, photography, soap making, jewelry making and other heritage arts. We also host three annual events, including a Weaving History Conference, the Antique Show & Sale celebrating 54 years, and the Arts & Crafts Show, in its 36th year in 2018. TIAC also houses a weaving and pottery studio on its campus.

Operation Season: Year Round


TILT Office

Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT)

135 John St.
PO Box 238
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

Located in the Heart of downtown Clayton, the Thousand Islands Land Trust and Visitors’ Center offers access to TILT’s knowledgeable staff, information regarding their vibrant “treks” (outdoor recreation programs) seasons and events. The TILT Office invites 1000 Islands residents and visitors to learn more about the region and the importance of conserving it.

Operation Season: Year Round


Thousand Islands Museum

Thousand Islands Museum

312 James St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5794
[email protected]
http://www.timuseum.org

Housing special exhibits of world class muskies and hunting decoys from the past and present. Museum gallery and library offers history of river life along the St. Lawrence. The museum is the only place in the world where you can purchase St. Lawrence Tartan. Located in the Historic District of downtown Clayton. Host to the annual Decoy and Wildlife Art Show. Gallery hours: Jan-May, open Tues & Wed, 10am-4pm. Memorial Day-Labor Day: Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm and 1-4pm Sunday. Labor Day-December: Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

Operation Season: Year Round


Winged Bull

Winged Bull Studio

12975 House Rd
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5722
http://www.wingedbull.com

An atelier – an artist’s workshop – where the works of Greg Lago can be viewed as they are created! His Vandercook Press rarely sits idle; printing wood engravings and linocuts that have brought him international recognition. Works in various mediums by Lago and other artists are also on display.

Operation Season: Year Round


Wood Boat Brewery

Wood Boat Brewery

625 Mary St.
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-3233
[email protected]
http://www.woodboatbreweryny.com/

Craft Brewery that also sells brick oven pizza. When the weather is warm, there is nothing better than sipping some brew, enjoying some grub and the views of the magnificent St. Lawrence River with amazing sunsets on our outdoor deck. In the cooler months, enjoy the fun, friendly indoor pub style restaurant and lounge.

Operation Season: Year Round


your wave tours

Your Wave Tours

1045 State St.
Bayside Marina
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-778-8128
[email protected]
www.yourwavetours.com

Your Wave Tours is a private pontoon party on the St. Lawrence River, where you rent the boat and not the seat, you enjoy our non-traditional ride and enjoy the river like no other private trips. We will customize your tour – anything from a dance party, beach party, karaoke trip or just a relaxing scenic tour. Families, couples, bachelor parties, bachelorette parties all welcome.

Operation Season: June - September


Zenda Preserve

Zenda Farms Preserve, Community Garden and MacFarlane Trail

38973 Zenda Farm Rd
Clayton, NY 13624

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

Zenda Farms was a state-of-the-art dairy and beef farm that operated from 1939 into the late 1950’s. The farm preserve includes the original Jamesway farm buildings, thought to be the only full set of their kind in North America! The preserve is surrounded by 405 acres of wetlands, forest, and hay meadows maintained for wildlife habitat which includes the LoisJean and John MacFarlane Trail and the Zenda Community Garden.  The Zenda Community Garden provides fresh, locally grown produce for participating local families, and a Kids Korner Garden and Natural Play Area which is open to the public. The 1.35-mile-long LoisJean and John MacFarlane Trail runs around the perimeter of a meadow and is a non-motorized trail for hiking, jogging & cross-country skiing. TILT’s plan for the future of Zenda Farms is to establish the preserve as a model for land conservation through community engagement and learning within its ecologically diverse and culturally historic farm setting.

Operation Season: Year Round


Cornwall, ON

Arts in the Park

Lamoureux Park on Water St.
Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4

Phone: 613-938-9898 x2
[email protected]
http://www.cornwall.ca

Free, live theatrical and musical entertainment in the lush surroundings of Lamoureux Park. The Cornwall Lions Club Bandshell plays host to “Arts in the Park” for nightly performances during the summer months from 7pm-8:30pm. Don’t miss out on the outdoor “Movie Under the Stars” evenings. Check the website for latest info.

Operation Season: June - August


gray's creek

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area

18045 Co Rd 2
Cornwall, ON K6H 5T2

Phone: 613-938-3611
Toll Free: 1-866-938-3611
[email protected]
http://www.rrca.on.ca

A 43-hectare park ideal for family recreation and those seeking tranquil moments. Groomed trails meander through stands of hickory, maple, hawthorn and ash. Picnic tables are available. Play structure and horseshoe pits available in the picnic area.

Operation Season: Year Round


Crysler, ON
Cannamore Orchards

Cannamore Orchard

1480 Co. Rd 32
Crysler, ON K0A 1R0

Phone: 613-448-3633
[email protected]
http://www.cannamoreorchard.com

Pick your own and pre-picked strawberries in June; apples and pumpkins in September and October.  Spooky wagon rides in October.  We offer 25 kinds of  Cannamore Orchard made fudge, cider, honey, maple syrup, pies and more School and group tours are available.  Call for details! Farm museum on site.

Operation Season: June - October


Delta, ON
Old Stone Mill

Old Stone Mill National Historic Site

46 King St.
Delta, ON K0E 1G0

Phone: 613-928-2584
[email protected]
http://www.deltamill.org

For all the sights and sounds of Ontario’s oldest operating stone gristmill, plan a visit to Delta’s 200-plus-year-old stone landmark, the Old Stone Mill! Designated in 1972 as a National Historic Site, it is equipped with operating milling machinery, a turning water wheel, and three floors of exhibitions. The Old Stone Mill is a educational and fun destination owned and operated by a non-profit organization that has spent 50 years restoring and preserving this important piece of Canadian heritage. The Mill is open daily between Victoria Day Weekend and Labour Day and by appointment in the off-season. Admission is free and tours are available from knowledgeable volunteers and helpful summer students.

Operation Season: May - December


Dexter, NY

Farmhouse Maple

22341 State Rt. 180
Dexter, NY 13634

Phone: 315-486-5981
[email protected]
www.farmhousemaple.com

On the easternmost shore of Lake Ontario at the Gateway to the 1000 Islands, there is a 70 acre farm with a 2000 tap maple sugar bush and a state of the art sugarhouse that provides the taste of maple for the 1000 Islands region. Come for a tour and you’ll say, “More maple, please!” as you taste nature’s sweetest gift.

Maple production is in early spring as weather permits. Tours available all year. Gift shop open weekends.

Operation Season: Year Round


Dunvegan, ON
glengarry

Glengarry Pioneer Museum

1645 Co. Rd 30
Dunvegan, ON K0C 1J0

Phone: 613-527-5230
[email protected]
http://www.glengarrypioneermuseum.ca

Small museum offering an intimate glimpse of 19th-century life of Scottish settlers in the Glengarry region. Heritage structures include a trapper’s cabin, blacksmith’s shop, log Orange Lodge, township meeting hall, log barns and the Starr Inn and a stagecoach stop from the 1860s (housing the oldest bar in eastern Ontario).

Operation Season: May - October


Elgin, ON

Rideau Heritage Route

1671 Chaffeys Lock Rd
Rideau Canal
Elgin, ON K0G 1E0

Phone: 613-583-4783
[email protected]
http://www.rideauheritageroute.ca

The Rideau Heritage Route from Lake Ontario in Kingston to the Ottawa River winds its way through historic sites, charming villages, quaint attractions and spectacular recreation areas. Discover how the Rideau Canal has been connecting communities along the Rideau Heritage Route for almost 2 centuries, via a chain of lakes and rivers joined by man-made canals and locks for 202km. The Rideau Canal, along with the Kingston Fortifications and Fort Henry are now part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Come cruise, paddle, hike, cycle and tour one of Canada’s best kept secrets.

Operation Season: Year Round


Ellisburg, NY
el dorado

El Dorado Shores Nature Preserve

Grandjean Rd
Ellisburg, NY

Phone: 315-387-3600 x 22
http://www.nature.org/cwny

A bird blind along the 1 1/4-mile nature trail provides an excellent view of the rugged Lake Ontario shore. Great vantage point for viewing ducks, terns and shorebirds. Please refrain from walking directly along the shore to avoid disturbing the birds. Songbirds are abundant in the cedar forest in the spring and fall.


Finch, ON
South Nation

South Nation River Conservation Authority (SNRCA)

38 Victoria St.
PO Box 29
Finch, ON K0C 1K0

Phone: 613-984-2948
[email protected]
http://www.nation.on.ca

Discover the nature, wildlife and recreational opportunities of the South Nation Conservation Jurisdiction! Canoe one of the five South Nation canoe routes, try your hand at fishing, or visit conservation areas and trails for walking, hiking, cycling and geocaching adventures.

Operation Season: Year Round


Fineview, NY
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center

44927 Cross Island Rd
Fineview, NY 13640

Phone: 315-482-2479
http://www.nysparks.com

The Nature Center covers 600 acres within Wellesley Island State Park. We have 9 miles of trails that are open year round and the 3500 square foot Nature Center is full of family friendly exhibits, including live animals. Other attractions at the Nature Center include our butterfly house that is open in July and August. We have programming year round for both children and adults and are happy to design specialized programming to suit the needs of any group. Our annual Autumn Festival is the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. Call 315-482-2479 or view our website for information on current programs.

Operation Season: Year Round


wellesley island state park

Wellesley Island State Park

44927 Cross Island Rd
Fineview, NY 13640

Phone: 315-482-2722
Toll Free: 800-456-2267
www.nysparks.com

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center and hiking trails are located inside the park. Open most days from 9am-4pm. Please call 315-482-2479 to confirm the Nature Center is open

Operation Season: Year Round


Frankville, ON

Gibbons Family Farm Maple Sugar House

41 Leacock Rd
Frankville, ON K0E 1H0

Phone: 613-275-2893
Toll Free: 877-440-7887
[email protected]
http://www.gibbonsmaple.com

A maple sugar house producing quality ‘Sweet Ontario’ maple syrup. The father and daughter family business uses a mix of traditional methods and modern equipment. Farm gate store open year round with a full line of maple syrup and maple products.

Operation Season: Year Round


Gananoque, ON

1000 Islands Helicopter Tours

88 Hwy. 32
Gananoque, ON K7G 2V3

Phone: 613-382-3888
Toll Free: 855-855-HELI (4354)
[email protected]
http://www.fly1000islands.ca

Experience all that the 1000 Islands has to offer, first class! 1000 Islands Helicopter Tours and Kouri’s Kopters offer the most spectacular views from planned tours, custom charters and life-changing excursions. See the beauty, romance, and grandeur of the 1000 Islands from the air. Feel the excitement as you lift off and fly away on a journey of a lifetime from our state of the art facility. Take home memories by purchasing your personalized high-definition video of your tour!

Operation Season: Year Round


Arthur Child Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands

125 Water St.
Gananoque, ON K7G 3E3

Phone: 613-382-2535
Toll Free: 877-217-7391
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandsheritagemuseum.com

Visitors will experience the history, life and times of the 1000 Islands Region through, a exhibit of dioramas and interactive displays. Tours available.

Operation Season: April - October


Gananoque Boat Line

Gananoque Boat Line

280 Main St.
Gananoque, ON K7G 2M2

Phone: 613-382-2144
Toll Free: 888-717-4837
[email protected]
http://www.ganboatline.com

Cruises a’ la carte. Choose between our “Beauty of the Islands” one-hour cruise; Canadian Signature Experience “Lost Ships of the 1000 Islands” 2.5 hour cruise, or our “Boldt Castle Stopover Cruise.” For funseekers, check out one of our many themed evening events. Daily cruises offer 2 departure locations, downtown Gananoque and Ivy Lea (near the 1000 Islands International Bridge)! All boats have food services and are fully licensed.

Operation Season: May - October


Gananoque Brewing Company

Gananoque Brewing Company

9 King St. E.
Gananoque, ON K7G 1E7

Phone: 613-463-9131
[email protected]
http://www.ganbeer.com

The brewery is located in the historic Bell Tower mall built in 1860 and was originally used to manufacture springs and axles for horse-drawn carriages. People are welcome to come in for a tasting flight, a 12-ounce sample or  even a tour.

Operation Season: Year Round


Gan Inn & Spa

Gananoque Inn & Spa

550 Stone St. S.
Gananoque, ON K7G 2A8

Phone: 613-382-2165
Toll Free: 888-565-3101
[email protected]
http://www.gananoqueinn.com

Take time to decompress and experience our many spa services. This petit spa is like an oasis with lots of little “extras” and will make you feel rejuvenated and relaxed. New clients always welcome. Located on the second floor of the Gananoque Inn & Spa. Open until 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Operation Season: Year Round


Putt'N Play Logo

Putt’n Play Mini Golf

787 King Street E.
Gananoque, ON K7G 1H4

Phone: 613-382-7888
[email protected]
http://www.doitintheislands.com

18-hole, 1000 Islands-themed mini golf course. Features a waterfall with a nautical theme.

Operation Season: May - October


Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands

Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands

380 Hwy. 2
Exit 648, off Hwy. 401
Gananoque, ON K7G 2V4

Phone: 613-382-6800
Toll Free: 866-266-8422
http://shorelinescasino.com/thousand-islands/

Open Daily. Local and casually upscale, this is the place to go to escape – not just for gaming, but also for eating, drinking, entertainment, socializing, or relaxing. Must be at least 19 years to enter.

Operation Season: Year Round


Thousand Islands Boat Museum

125 Water St.
Gananoque, ON K7G 3E3

Phone: 613-382-8484
www.thousandislandsboatmuseum.org

Waterfront museum showcasing collection of antique watercraft representing past, present and future maritime activities in the 1000 Islands. The museum, which first opened its doors in 2015, will surround the boat displays with galleries, a boat shop, nautical programming and activities.


Thousand Islands Playhouse

Springer Theatre & Firehall Theatre
Corner of Charles & South streets
Gananoque, ON K7G 2T8

Phone: 613-382-7020
Toll Free: 866-382-7020
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandsplayhouse.com

Since 1982, the Thousand Islands playhouse has been producing live, professional theatre with talent drawn from across Canada and the United States. From May to October, enjoy side-splitting comedies, toe tapping musicals and engaging drama at two fully accessible venues housed in historic buildings. Enjoy a panoramic waterfront view of the St. Lawrence River from the longest decks in the region at the Thousand Islands Playhouse, named the most charming theatre in Canada by CBC Radio. Visit the website for current play and concert listings.

Operation Season: May - October


Hammond, NY
Crooked Creek Preserve

Crooked Creek Preserve and Macsherry Trail


Hammond, NY 13646

Phone: 315-686-5345
[email protected]
http://www.tilandtrust.org

The preserve consists of 1,525 acres of class I wetlands, uplands and forest along Crooked Creek, in both Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties. It is one of the most significant wetlands on the St. Lawrence, providing habitat for countless species, and acting as both filter and buffer when water levels fluctuate. Bald eagles regularly fly overhead and the creek meanders for miles of quiet paddling. The Macsherry Trail consists of a short loop of about 1.5 miles and a long loop of nearly 3 miles. Passing beaver ponds and meandering through woods, it leads to the creek itself with a wonderful view of Chippewa Bay, before circling back to the trail head.

Operation Season: Year Round


Henderson Harbor, NY
HHPAA

Henderson Harbor Performing Arts Association, Inc.

12469 Co. Rt. 123
PO Box 115
Henderson Harbor, NY 13651

Phone: 315-938-7333 or 315-938-7274
[email protected]
http://www.hhpaa.org

Featuring open air concerts, artist shows, wine tastings and more.

Operation Season: May - October


Henderson, NY
helicopter

Alexander Corners Veterans & Pearl Harbor Memorial

Rt. 3
Alexander Corners
Henderson, NY 13650

Phone: 315-938-5152
[email protected]
http://www.hendersonny.com/alex_memorial.htm

Privately maintained display of a M60A3 Tank and a Cobra Attack Helicopter, dedicated to members of Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, as well as all veterans and their families. Visitors are welcome to view the display which is situated in a manicured garden. Located next door to the Oliver and Cyrus Bates house, the only site in the town listed on the national register. No public tours at this time. Located on the property of Rhodes Greenhouses and Alexander Corners Store, featuring a gift shop and tourist information center.

Operation Season: April - October


henderson historical society museum

Henderson Historical Society Museum

12581 Co. Rt. 72
Henderson, NY 13650

Phone: 315-938-7163
[email protected]
http://www.hendersonhistoricalsociety.com

The Museum is housed in 3 buildings: the former Universalist Church, Circa 1839 (with original 1880’s Horwood stain glass windows and church furniture), the 1820’s Ray cabin (furnished with the items of Henderson settler families) and the Peters-Stevens Boat Annex, which displays 12 Henderson-made wooden work and recreation boats from 1880s to about 1940s. The collection has work by local artists as well as two Springsteen paintings and Springsteen’s collection of mathematical papers and drawings on site, two Tyler coverlets, Indian and Pre-Indian artifacts and period maps. Numerous educational programs are offered during the season.

Operation Season: May - January


Rhodes Greenhouse

Rhodes Greenhouses

7185 Rt. 3
Henderson, NY 13650

Phone: 315-938-5152
[email protected]
http://www.hendersonny.com

Largest grower of spring plants in Northern New York. Display gardens and approximately 40,000 square feet of growing greenhouse open to the public. General store open year-round and soft ice cream on site. The greenhouse and store sit on the farm grounds of the Cyrus Bates house, listed on the state and national registry of historic sites (interior of house not open to the public). Also on-site: a veterans memorial with a tank and Cobra helicopter.

Operation Season: April - October


Ingleside, ON
Bird Sanctuary

Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary & Campsite

5591 Co Rd. 2
Ingleside, ON K0C 1M0

Phone: 613-537-2024
Toll Free: 800-437-2233
[email protected]
http://www.uppercanadabirdsanctuary.com

One of the key wildlife habitats in Eastern Ontario, the Sanctuary includes wooded uplands, waterways and marshland. Visitor Interpretive Centre with nature programs and more than 8 km of self-guided nature trails and over 200 species of birds. A birder’s paradise!

Operation Season: Year Round


Iroquois, ON
Dentz

Dentz Orchards and Berry Farm

4766 Co. Rd 16/Brinston Rd
Iroquois, ON K0E 1K0

Phone: 613-652-2397
http://www.dentzfarm.com

Available produce includes: strawberries, raspberries, sugar snap peas, cucumbers, beans, onions, potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes and apples. Homemade jam is also available.

Operation Season: June - October


Smyth's

Smyth’s Apple Orchard

11652 Co Rd 18, RR 1
Iroquois, ON K0E 1K0

Phone: 613-652-2477
[email protected]
http://www.smythsapples.com

“Home of the McIntosh apple.” In 1796 John McIntosh discovered and named the first McIntosh tree – the orchard now boasts several variety of apples, cider, jams, chutneys and giftwares. Ready-made gift baskets or made-to-order baskets.

Operation Season: August - April


Johnstown, ON

King’s Lock Craft Distillery

5 Newport Dr.
Johnstown, ON K0E 1T1

Phone: 613-704-2529
[email protected]
kingslockcraftdistillery.com

Small Batch, Craft Distillery featuring local organic spirits – Vodka, Gin, Rye and Moonshine (rum). We have 6 spirits available for sampling and a variety of small batch artisanal mixes. All spirits are handcrafted in our copper pot still on site from grain to grass and are certified organic.

We have onsite cocktail events and share our facility with a craft brewery. We provide short tours for drop in and longer tours/comparative tastings by appointment (check Groupon for offers).

Year round – season based hours – check website and Facebook/Instagram for regular posts and times.

Operation Season: Year Round


Kingston, ON
agnes etherington art centre

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Queen's University, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Phone: 613-533-2190
[email protected]
http://agnes.queensu.ca

Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a research intensive art museum located on the historic campus of Queen’s University. It illuminates the great artistic traditions of the past and the innovations of the present through year-round programs of exhibitions and outreach activities staged across eight beautiful galleries, the Bieler Studio, and assorted public spaces including the gracious period rooms of the historic Etherington House. As a space of display, innovation and exchange, the Agnes is an experiential learning space for diverse disciplines at Queen’s, and the public gallery for Kingston region. Its superb collections – numbering over 16,500 works – include cutting edge contemporary art and fine examples of Canadian historical art, Indigenous art and artifacts, and material culture including an unusual collection of Canadian Historical Dress and the Lang Collection of African Art. The Bader Collection, focusing on Rembrandt and his school, centers on more than 200 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age, including one portrait and two beautiful character studies by Rembrandt.

Operation Season: Year Round


Bellevue House National Historic Site

35 Centre St.
Kingston, ON K7L 4E5

Phone: 613-545-8666
[email protected]
http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/bellevue

A fine example of Italianate villa architecture, Bellevue was home to Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister, and his family, from 1848-1849. Visit the restored house and garden staffed with period costumed interpreters. Explore the story of Macdonald as a man, an immigrant, a husband and a father. Visitor Centre featuring new special exhibits, a theatre & a gift shop.

Operation Season: May - October


penitentiary museum

Canada’s Penitentiary Museum

555 King St W. & Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd.
Kingston, ON K7L 4Y8

Phone: 613-530-3122
[email protected]
http://www.penitentiarymuseum.ca

Museum dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Canada’s federal correctional history, located in the former warden’s residence of the Kingston Penitentiary. Self-guided tours. Daily May-Oct. Call for more information during Nov-Apr.

Operation Season: May - October


Fort Henry

Fort Henry National Historic Site

1 Fort Henry Dr.
Kingston, ON K7K 5G8

Phone: 613-542-7388
Toll Free: 800-437-2233
[email protected]
http://www.forthenry.com

Part of Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sunset Ceremonies are offered on Wednesday evenings in July and August, along with programming and special events throughout the year. Fort Henry’s regular season is May  through August. Experience Fort Fright select nights in October and Lumina Borealis select nights December through February!

Operation Season: May - February


School Museum

Frontenac County Schools Museum

414 Regent St.
Barriefield
Kingston, ON K7L 5J9

Phone: 613-544-9113
[email protected]
www.fcsmuseum.com

Heritage limestone building with a schoolroom depicting an 1890-1910 school. Complete with costumed teacher and activities; a gallery holds changing displays.

Open Monday to Saturday, 10 am-3 pm July and August. Open Monday to Wednesday, 10 am-3 pm September to June and by appointment.

Operation Season: Year Round


Grand Theatre

Grand Theatre

218 Princess St.
Kingston, ON K7L 1B2

Phone: 613-530-2050
[email protected]
http://www.kingstongrand.ca

The Grand Theatre showcases a season that is jam-packed with dazzling entertainment; featuring theatre, dance, music, comedy, variety, and family performances. The spotlight shines on internationally-known celebrity artists, Broadway touring shows, and local arts groups in over 100 amazing shows each year. The acoustically perfect Regina Rosen Auditorium and the intimate Baby Grand Theatre, plus two spacious reception lounges, make the Grand Theatre the City of Kingston’s premier performing arts facility. The theatre is wheelchair accessible.

Operation Season: Year Round


Haunted walk of Kingston

Haunted Walk of Kingston

200 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Y9

Phone: 613-549-6366
[email protected]
http://www.hauntedwalk.com

A regular evening walking tour through the quiet streets of the limestone city by lantern-light. Tour features the hangings at the old Courthouse, the Organist’s ghost and the haunted student ghetto house. See Kingston as it was meant to be, up close and on foot! Ninety minutes. Takes place rain or shine.

Operation Season: May - October


Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

1 Brock St.
Kingston, ON K7L 1A2

Phone: 613-549-5544
Toll Free: 800-848-0011
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandscruises.ca

A food, fun and entertainment ships of the 1000 Islands! We are committed to fine food services, interactive entertainment and first-rate service aboard all of our vessels. We offer daily sightseeing cruises, private charters and a complete dining experience departing from Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Operation Season: April - October


Kingston Symphony

Kingston Symphony Association

11 Princess St.
Suite 206
Kingston, ON K7L 5C8

Phone: 613-546-9729
Toll Free: 800-451-2453
[email protected]
http://www.kingstonsymphony.on.ca

The Kingston Symphony is dedicated to musical development in our community through the orchestras and choir we operate and the high musical performances we present.

Operation Season: Year Round


Lemoine Point Conservation Area

1440 Coverdale Dr.
Kingston, ON K7M 8X7

Phone: 613-546-4228
Toll Free: 877-956-CRCA (2772)
[email protected]
http://www.crca.ca

Facilities include hiking and un-groomed cross-country ski trails, swimming area and picnic area. Open year round, daily from 7:30am – dusk. Free admission, donations appreciated.

Operation Season: Year Round


miller museum

Miller Museum of Geology

Miller Hall, Queen's University
36 Union St.
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Phone: 613-533-6767
[email protected]
http://www.geol.queensu.ca/museum

Located in the Department of Geological Sciences at Queen’s University. A small but active earth-science teaching museum for the general public, local schools and natural-science interest groups in eastern Ontario. Exhibits include geology of the Kingston area, mineral displays and dinosaur exhibit!

Operation Season: Year Round


Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre

370 King St. W.
Suite 305
Kingston, ON K7L 2X4

Phone: 613-548-4883
[email protected]
http://www.modernfuel.org

Presents works from Canadian contemporary artists. As a not-for-profit venue for contemporary art, the Centre facilitates the presentation and interpretation of visual and time-based arts that explore wide-ranging aesthetics and probe a broad scope of formal and socio-cultural questions.

Operation Season: Year Round


Murney Tower

Murney Tower National Historic Site

Barrie and King Streets
Kingston, ON K7L 4V6

Phone: 613-544-9925
http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/murney-tower-national-historic-site-of-canada

Built in 1846 during the Oregon crisis, as part of Kingston defenses against American invasion. Until 1890, soldiers and their families were quartered in the tower, which now houses a collection of relevant military artifacts including a 32-lb cannon.

Operation Season: May - September


Museum of Health Care at Kingston- On KGH Grounds

32 George Street
Ann Baillie Bldg, National Historic Site
Kingston, ON K7L 2V7

Phone: 613-548-2419
[email protected]
http://www.museumofhealthcare.ca

One of the largest collections of medical artifacts in Canada, numbering nearly 40,000 artifacts! Eight exhibits in the historic Ann Baillie Building bring to life the story of health care from the 18th century to the present. Gallery and outdoor walking tours available by appointment. YR. June-Aug, Tues-Sun; Sept-May, Tues-Fri. 10 am to 4 pm. We are now universally accessible with an elevator.

Operation Season: Year Round


Ontario Parks

Southeast Zone Ontario
Beechgrove Complex 51 Heakes Lane
Kingston, ON K7M 9B1

Phone: 888-668-7275
Toll Free: 800-667-1940
http://www.ontarioparks.com

Ontario Parks is a branch of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Its ensures that Ontario’s provincial parks protect significant natural, cultural and recreational environments, while providing ample opportunities for visitors to participate in recreational activities such as camping, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, swimming, wildlife viewing, day-use and natural heritage education. See Charleston Lake, Frontenac, Rideau River, Silver Lake, Murphys Point, Sandbanks, North Beach,Lake on the Mountain and Bon Echo. Also check out Frontenac, Sandbanks and Murphys Point Provincial Parks for cross-country skiing and/or snow-shoeing. Roofed accommodation is available at Charleston Lake (new yurt huts), Sandbanks (heritage home and cottage) and Bon Echo (rustic cabins and new yurts).

Operation Season: Year Round


ontario waterway

Ontario Waterway Cruises

Rideau Canal & Trent-Severn Waterway
Kingston, ON K7L 1R8

Phone: 705-327-5767
Toll Free: 800-561-5767
[email protected]
http://www.ontariowaterwaycruises.com

Enjoy the comfort of the 45-passenger “Kawartha Voyageur” riverboat with dining room, lounge and twin lower berth cabins with private facilities. A crew of 11 and the captain are your hosts. Cruise Ontario’s magnificent heritage canals along 355 miles of scenic lakes, rivers and locks. Five day voyages: Kawartha Summer – Big Chute to Peterborough; Quinte Summer – Peterborough to Kingston; Rideau Summer – Kingston to Ottawa. Now taking bookings for 2018.

Operation Season: May - October


Quarry Links

Quarry Links

1165 Collins Bay Rd.
Kingston, ON K7P 2X6

Phone: 613-384-8337
[email protected]
http://www.experttees.com

Championship miniature golf course! This 18-hole miniature course is a scaled-down versions of PGA courses.

Operation Season: April - October


Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada

Kingston to Ottawa
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z1

Phone: 613-283-5170
Toll Free: 888-773-8888
[email protected]
http://www.pc.gc.ca/rideau

North America’s oldest operating 19th Century canal, situated between Kingston and Ottawa. Paddle, boat or drive the 202km route of museums, exhibits, parks, 24 lockstations and historic buildings. Fees for camping and locking through.

Operation Season: May - October


LaFargeville, NY

Stone Mills Museum

30950 Rt. 180
Stone Mills
LaFargeville, NY 13656

Phone: 315-658-2353
[email protected]
http://www.stonemillsmuseum.org

A museum telling the development of the agriculture industry in Northern NY through collecting, preserving and displaying historical materials relating to the farm and farm houses. Hosts many events from June through September.

Operation Season: June - September


Lansdowne, ON
1000 Islands Tower

1000 Islands Tower

Hill Island
716 Hwy. 137
Lansdowne, ON K0E 1L0

Phone: 613-659-2335
[email protected]
http://www.1000islandstower.com

A spectacular view of the 1000 Islands, 400 feet (130 metres) above the St. Lawrence River! The elevator takes 40 seconds to reach the first enclosed observation deck. Two more decks are accessible by stairs. A tour guide is stationed at the top of the tower. Gift shop, ice cream and currency exchange on-site.

Operation Season: April - October


Charleston Lake Provincial Park

148 Woodvale Rd, RR 4
Lansdowne, ON K0E 1L0

Phone: 613-659-2065
Toll Free: 888-ONT-PARK
http://www.ontarioparks.com

A cold water lake located 65 kilometres from Kingston. A popular resort area in Ontario, the rugged rock landscape and gentle rolling hills that characterize this Ontario Provincial Park are the perfect backdrop for backpacking, hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing or camping.

 

Operation Season: May - October


Long Sault, ON
lost villages

Lost Villages Historical Society and Museum

Co. Rd 2
3km East of Long Sault
Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0

Phone: 613-534-2197
[email protected]
http://www.lostvillages.ca

Through videos and displays, the story of the “Lost Villages,” along with the Hydro and Seaway Projects of the 1950’s come to life. Ten buildings are filled with artifacts and memorabilia relating to the people and times of this important historical period.

Operation Season: June - September


Maitland, ON
homewood

Homewood Museum

1372 Highway 2
Maitland, ON K0E 1P0

Phone: 613-348-1246
[email protected]
http://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/homewood

Built in 1799-1800, this grand two story house reflects the aspirations and accomplishments of seven generations of the Jones family, Loyalists who arrived in eastern Ontario in 1784. Take an informative guided tour, learn about the family’s history and accomplishments, and view period rooms with original furnishings and decor – from textiles and photographs to porcelain and furniture.

Open Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day weeekend, Wednesday – Sunday 10am-4pm.

Operation Season: June - August


Mallorytown, ON
Mallory Coach House

Mallory Coach House

1523 Co. Rd 2
Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0

Phone: 613-923-5140
[email protected]
http://www.Mallorytown.ca

The Mallory Coach House was built circa 1853 and has been used as a hotel, tavern, doctor’s office, farm house and as a residence. The attraction hosts art shows, provides a meeting place for local groups, and a place to showcase historical artifacts and documents. A garden and gazebo area are located behind the building. Visits can also be made by scheduling an appointment.

Operation Season: June - September


Skywood Eco Adventure

1278 Thousand Islands Parkway
Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0

Toll Free: 800-437-2233
[email protected]
http://www.skywoodzip.ca

Zip into summer and visit Skywood Eco Adventure! Located in the heart of the 1000 Islands, Skywood Eco Adventure is Ontario’s newest and largest zip lining and canopy adventure experience. Skywood has five elements: an Adventure Park with 5 aerial courses; a Zip Tour featuring 8 linked zip lines that traverse the site; a Discovery/Kids’ Course offering elements similar to the aerial course but geared toward children; an accessible Discovery Zip Line and a Treewalk Village, a network of colorful tree houses connected by ramps, nets and slides.

Operation Season: April - October


Thousand Islands National Park of Canada

Headquarters
2 Co. Rd 5, RR 3
Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0

Phone: 613-923-5261
Toll Free: 888-773-8888
[email protected]
parkscanada.gc.ca/ti

Established by the Federal Government in 1904, Thousand Islands was the first National Park east of the Canadian Rockies. Located between Kingston and Brockville, it consists of more than 21 islands and a mainland base at Mallorytown Landing. Most islands have docks, trails, shelters and camping facilities. Access to islands is by boat only, but if you don’t have your own, take the opportunity to experience paddling into the park. Come discover the Visitor Centre at Mallorytown Landing, which features aquariums and small live animals, a kids activity area, a playground, a theatre and special exhibits.

Operation Season: May - October


Morrisburg, ON
Parks St.Law

Parks of the St. Lawrence

13740 Co. Rd 2
Morrisburg, ON K0C 1X0

Phone: 613-543-3704
Toll Free: 800-437-2233
[email protected]
http://www.parks.on.ca

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, an agency of the Ontario government, manages recreational areas from Kingston to near the Quebec border, known as the Parks of the St. Lawrence. Locations include: Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, Upper Canada Village and Upper Canada Golf Course, Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Crysler Park Marina, Ivy Lea Campsite, Riverside-Cedar Campsite, Glengarry Campsite and Day Use Area, the Long Sault Parkway (including McLaren Campsite, Woodlands Campsite & Beach, Mille Roches Campsite & Beach) Brown’s Bay Beach, Crysler Beach. Operation dates vary with attractions but mainly mid-May to mid-October.

Operation Season: May - October


Audience Entering Theatre

Upper Canada Playhouse

12320 Co. Rd 2
Morrisburg, ON K0C 1X0

Phone: 613-543-3713
Toll Free: 877-550-3650
[email protected]
http://www.uppercanadaplayhouse.com

A totally equipped, air conditioned and accessible 275-seat professional theatre in a charming former toothbrush factory where all seats are close to the action! Includes spring and fall live concerts, a four-show summer season of popular plays and a winter holiday show family show. Bus tour groups welcome.

Operation Season: May - December


Upper Canada Village

Upper Canada Village

13740 Co. Rd 2
Morrisburg, ON K0C 1X0

Phone: 613-543-4328
Toll Free: 800-437-2233
[email protected]
http://www.uppercanadavillage.com

Experience an authentically recreated 1860s village, complete with three fully operational mills, flourishing farms, trades people and a busy social and domestic life. Period music & entertainment, horse drawn vehicles, children’s activities and boat rides. Battle of Crysler’s Farm 1812 Centre nearby. Special events include Pumpkinferno in October and Alight at Night in December.

Operation Season: May - December


Philadelphia, NY
Otter Creek Winery

Otter Creek Winery

33109 Rudes Rd
Philadelphia, NY 13673

Phone: 315-642-0622
[email protected]
http://www.ottercreekwinery.com

Located in Northern New York and owned by Kyle Hafemann, the youngest person to start a farm winery in the state. Currently producing more than 7,000 gallons of 13 different varieties of wine. Specializing in using cold-hardy grapes, the region’s signature wine flavors. Come in and taste hand-crafted wines and view our beautiful vineyards.

Operation Season: Year Round


Prescott, ON

Battle of Windmill National Historic Site of Canada

Windmill Point Rd
Hwy 2
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0

Phone: 613-925-2896
[email protected]
http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/windmill

Site of an 1838 Rebellion Battle, featuring an 1830’s stone windmill with an observation level, exhibits, audio-visual presentation and gift store.

Operation Season: July - August


Fort Wellington National Historic Site of Canada

370 Vankoughnet St.
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0

Phone: 613-925-2896
[email protected]
http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/wellington

Discover  how soldiers and their families lived in the 1840’s in this original British fortification. Once inside the walls, visit the barracks, the powder magazine, and even the officer’s quarters and the latrines. Meet interpretive guides in period costumes who will be happy to tell you their story and demonstrate their skills. Try on a soldier’s uniform, take part in a military drill and watch a soldier fire a rifle. Visit the Visitor Centre that is featuring an 1812-era gunboat and an orientation video. Self-guided tours, guided tours and the Fire the Cannon experience available.

Operation Season: May - October


St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival

St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival

206 King St. W.
PO Box 119
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0

Phone: 613-925-5788
[email protected]
http://www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca

Located in Prescott, Ontario, the festival is known for its lively, music-filled productions presented in a beautiful waterfront amphitheatre on the bank of the St. Lawrence. The main stage productions alternate between two Shakespearean plays to give you a mix of the Bard’s lighter side. These lively, accessible productions are suitable for the entire family.

Operation Season: July - August


Redwood, NY
Grand Lake Reserve

Grand Lake Reserve and Hiking Trails

Burns Road
Redwood, NY 13679

Phone: 315-482-4757
[email protected]
www.indianriverlakes.org

The Grand Lake Reserve presents a spectacular landscape rich with biological diversity, rugged geography and beautiful scenery. Located between Grass and Butterfield lakes and including more than 5 miles of shoreline, Grand Lake offers five trails totaling more than 6 miles.

Operation Season: Year Round


Marc A. F. Baker Island Preserve

Marc A.F. Baker Island Preserve

Burns Road
Redwood, NY 13679

Phone: 315-482-4757
[email protected]
www.indianriverlakes.org

A remarkable property located on Grass Lake with more than 2.5 miles of undeveloped shoreline. Just a short paddle from the Grass Lake boat launch, the preserve is reachable only by water. The trail begins and ends at the dock located on the north end of the island. This easy hike affords multiple views of the western end of Grass Lake and surrounding wetlands. Hikers often see osprey, common loons and great blue herons. Maintained by the Indian River Lakes Conservancy.

Operation Season: Year Round


Redwood Hill Preserve

Redwood Hill Preserve

44010 Stine Rd
Redwood, NY 13679

Phone: 315-482-4757
[email protected]
www.indianriverlakes.org

Visitors will enjoy a spectacular view of Butterfield Lake from atop the dramatic sandstone bluff on the Redwood Hill Preserve. Redwood Hill consists of two trail options totaling 1.2 miles that wind along the top of a sandstone bluff and past ancient oaks. These easier trails provide a unique opportunity for hikers of any age and skill level.

Operation Season: Year Round


Spencer Valley Zip Lines

44575 Stine Rd
Redwood, NY 13679

Phone: 315-767-3235
[email protected]
www.spencervalleyziplines.com

Zip more than 1,000 feet over an scenic open field approximately 10 miles from the St. Lawrence River. Spencer Valley Ziplines provides fun for the whole family, with a bouncy house, nature trails, jungle gym, picnic areas and outdoor family games all on site. Please call ahead.

Operation Season: May - October


Rockport, ON
Rockport Boat Line

1000 Islands Cruises Rockport Boat Line

20 Front St.
Rockport, ON KOE 1VO

Phone: 613-659-3402
Toll Free: 800-563-8687
[email protected]
http://www.rockportcruises.com

Discover exhilarating panoramic views and the rugged nature of the Thousand Islands! This wonderfully lush landscape is dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. Choose from Heart of the Islands Cruise, Palaces and Palisades Cruise, Sunset Cruise, Boldt Castle Stop Over Cruise, Two Castle Tour or our Lunch & Dinner cruises. Experience the view of the majestic St. Lawrence River in our waterfront patios at the Boathouse Country Inn or Cornwall’s Pub. Take home a memory or enjoy scooped ice cream or a cup of gourmet coffee from the Rockport General Store. Beautiful gardens and picnic area. A short drive on the Thousand Islands Parkway, minutes from Gananoque, between Kingston and Brockville, Ontario.

Operation Season: May - October


Sackets Harbor, NY

Arts Association of Northern New York

119 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-646-3502
[email protected]
www.aanny.org

Displays and sells artwork from Northern New York’s finest artists. Programming includes special exhibits, shows and monthly featured artists. Classes and workshops available.

Operation Season: May - October


Old McDonald's Farm Village

Old McDonald’s Farm

14471 County Route 145
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-583-5737
http://www.oldmcdonaldhasafarm.com

Combing fantasy with reality and education with fun, Old McDonald’s Farm has been host to families and school children since 1986! Visit more than 1,000 animals from cows and camels to reindeer! Take the themed hayride, pony rides, mini golf, gift shop and cafe including ice cream. Tour our modern dairy farm! Spend the day on the farm in Sackets Harbor! If you like animals, you will love Old McDonald’s Farm!

Open May until Halloween.

Operation Season: May - October


Pickering Beach Museum

501 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-646-1529 or 315-646-2321
[email protected]
http://www.sacketsharborny.com

A historic house museum depicting life in the village of Sackets Harbor from the 1830s to the 1880s. Open July and August.

Operation Season: July - August


Sackets Harbor Battlefield

Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site

504 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-646-3634
[email protected]
http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.org

Site of 2 battles of the War of 1812. Tour the furnished Commandant’s House (c. 1860) and Navy Yard Grounds, and visit the exhibit “Life on Board the Jefferson.” Living history demonstrations Wed-Sat (June-Aug). Gift shop and War of 1812 exhibits. Year-round interpretive trail, picnic pavilion and scenic views of Lake Ontario. Access at both 505 W. Washington St. and 504 W. Main St.

Operation Season: May - October


Sackets Harbor Brewing Company

Sackets Harbor Brewing Company

212 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-646-BREW (2739)
http://www.sacketsharborbrewpub.com/

The Sackets Harbor Brewing Company operates one of New York State’s oldest continuing microbreweries. Located in historic Sackets Harbor, and situated on the shore of Lake Ontario, the dining room and outside deck boast expansive views of the lake and sunsets.

The Five Star gastropub and restaurant offer upscale pub fare and fine dining, paired with a rotating selection of original craft beers brewed on-site. The brewery produces over 35 distinct beers year round, with around 10 on tap. Additionally, the Pub recently installed a beer engine for cask conditioned ales, which are typically served Thursday through the weekend.

Operation Season: Year Round


sacket's visitor center

Sackets Harbor Visitor Center

301 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-646-2321
[email protected]
http://www.sacketsharborny.com

Information center featuring a video presentation & orientation exhibit on Sackets Harbor. Gift shop. Pick up your village walking tour map here.

Operation Season: May - October


The Gallery – Fine Art

115 W. Main St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Phone: 315-323-1242
[email protected]
http://www.thegalleryfineart.com

Gallery featuring original pastels, giclee prints, etchings and oil paintings by local Sackets Harbor resident, Lawrence C. Barone. Most of the works on display and available for sale are original, with some giclee print reproductions. Works are also sold as blank greeting cards. Daily 10am-5pm, year round.

Operation Season: Year Round


Smiths Falls, ON

Voyageur Canoe Tours

Rideau Roundtable
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4S9

Phone: 613-269-3415
http://www.rideauroundtable.ca/voyageur.html

The Rideau Roundtable has partnered with Paddle Canada and Parks Canada to host interpretive tours along the Rideau Waterway! What makes these tours unique is they take place in 34-foot replica voyageur canoes with guides in voyageur costume! With up to 36 participants leisurely paddling in the two canoes (up to 18 per canoe), the tours explore both the natural and historical aspects of the Rideau Waterway. Our regular paddling instructors and guides provide paddling instruction and interpretation of nature and historical tales. A usual trip consists of being locked through a set of locks on the Rideau Canal, and exploring one of the significant wetlands which can be found along the river. Tours usually last around 1.5-hours. Tours are offered anywhere along the Rideau where there is launch access.


South Lancaster, ON
coopers marsh map

Cooper Marsh Conservation Area & Visitors Centre

20020 County Rd. 2
South Lancaster, ON K0C 2C0

Phone: 613-347-1332
[email protected]
http://www.rrca.on.ca

A major breeding, nesting and staging area for ducks and other migratory waterfowl. Walk the boardwalk system and groomed trails to explore the flora and fauna of this rich wildlife habitat. Trail open year round; Visitors Centre, May-Aug.

Operation Season: Year Round


Theresa, NY

Home Again Alpaca Farm

37098 Schell Rd
Theresa, NY 13691

Phone: 315-628-5302
[email protected]
http://www.homeagainfarmalpacas.com

Come fall in love with curious and gentle alpacas. Slow “drive-by” viewing is encouraged, or you may call ahead for an appointment for a full farm tour and personal introduction to alpacas of various ages, colors and personalities. The 50-acre farm includes a vineyard and is located on the Seaway Wine Trail – Route 26 between Theresa and Philadelphia. Also visit the retail store of alpaca goods and soft yarn.

Operating season is year round; by chance or by appointment. Friday, Saturday and Monday noon to 4 pm. For other days, please call for an appointment.

Operation Season: Year Round


Venditti Vineyards

42780 New Connecticut Rd
Theresa, NY 13691

Phone: 315-287-0500
[email protected]
www.vendittivineyards.com

Venditti Vineyards is a unique winery experience. Located in a beautiful country setting, our tasting room overlooks the vineyard. If you’d prefer, sit outside on our patio and enjoy one of our many awards winning wines. Venditti Vineyards was awarded the prestigious “Double Gold Medal” at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Come enjoy a truly unique experience and New York’s best tasting wines at Venditti Vineyards.

Operation Season: Year Round


Watertown, NY

1000 Islands Bicycle Rentals

129 Mill St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-786-8800
[email protected]
https://www.1000islandsbicyclerentals.com

Enjoy the magnificent beauty of the 1000 Islands and the St. Lawrence River Region by bicycle! It doesn’t matter if you are on vacation or just looking for recreational activity we make it convenient and easy for you to do so. Our area has wonderful road, off-road, and bike path riding. You don’t have to cart your bike on vacation – we have them here for you!

We make renting a bike(s) extra easy.

Our Rentals are WEEKLY (Friday Delivery – Friday Pick-up). We supply a coded lock (emailed to you ahead of time) so if you are not there, they are waiting for you, and when you leave you just lock them up as arranged. Everything is done on-line and taken care of ahead of time. How simple is that!

  • Each Rental includes Bicycle and Helmet.
  • Rental Fee’s $100 per week (Friday-Friday).
  • * $40 delivery and pick-up charge per location (covers multiple bikes).
  • Pick-ups available at our 129 Mill St., Watertown, NY 13601 location if you wish to avoid delivery charge.
  • Daily Rates of $40 per day (only from Watertown Location – No Delivery), depending on availability.
  • We Only Accept USD
  • We Only Service New York State US

Please visit our website for further information, to select your bike size and to make your reservation!

Operation Season: Year Round


black river drive in

Black River Drive In Theatre

Rt. 3 and Rt. 342
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-773-8604
[email protected]
http://www.blackriverdrivein.com

Add some old-time fun to your summer at the Black River Drive In Theater showing the latest movies. Located just minutes east from downtown Watertown and Fort Drum.

Operation Season: April - October


Burrville Cider Mill

Burrville Cider Mill

18176 Co. Rt. 156
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-788-7292
[email protected]
http://www.burrvillecidermill.com

Open in time for Labor Day until the week before Thanksgiving, the Burrville Cider Mill is one of Jefferson County’s oldest establishments, built in 1801. As you tour the mill, you will be greeted by the sweet smell of the North Country’s best apple cider and freshly fried cider donuts still too hot to touch.

Operation Season: September - November


Disabled Persons Action Organization Concerts

617 Davidson St.
PO Box 222
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-782-0444
Toll Free: 800-533-2859
[email protected]
http://www.dpao.org

The DPAO Foundation brings in top name concerts and events throughout the year in Jefferson County, New York. DPAO features country, classic rock, comedy, children’s shows and special events. Past acts have included: Lady Antebellum, Brantley Gilbert, Jeff Dunham, Heart, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Journey, Alan Jackson, Reba, Jack Hannah, the Laurie Berkner Band, the Tragically Hip, Steve Martin and Bill Engvall.

Operation Season: Year Round


Dry Hill Ski Area

Dry Hill Ski Area

18160 Alpine Ridge Rd
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-782-8584
Toll Free: 800-379-8584
[email protected]
http://www.skidryhill.com

The Dry Hill Ski Area offers affordable family skiing, night skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Instruction, rentals, food service and lounge are also available. We are conveniently located just south of Watertown. Wed-Thurs 5pm-10pm; Fri Noon-10pm; Sat 10am-10pm; Sun 10am-5pm.

Operation Season: December - March


Fun Xcape

223 JB Wise Place
Suite 20
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-405-8629
[email protected]
https://www.facebook.com/Fun-Xcape-459675427566572/

Indoor family fun center with toddler play area, multi-level play space, climbing wall, arcade, lazer tag, cafe and party rooms. Toddler and multi-level play areas are designed to help children with development of muscle coordination and motor skills. The arcade features kid-friendly games including mini-basketball, Jurassic Park, Skee-Ball and a life size Angry Birds attraction.

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays. Open 10am-6pm Tuesdays-Thursdays plus Sundays; open 10am-8pm Fridays and Saturdays. Closed Mondays and for (U.S.) Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Operation Season: Year Round


jefferson county historical society

Jefferson County Historical Society

Paddock Mansion
228 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-782-3491
[email protected]
http://www.JeffersonCountyHistory.org

19th Century mansion, log cabin, one-room schoolhouse & Victorian gardens. Collections include Tyler coverlets, Native American artifacts, 1910 Babcock automobile made in Watertown.

Operation Season: Year Round


New York State Zoo cougar

New York State Zoo at Thompson Park

1 Thompson Park
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-782-6180
[email protected]
http://www.nyszoo.org

The world’s only zoo dedicated to New York’s wild animals and wild places! Located in the heart of historic Thompson Park in Watertown, NY, the zoo strives to be the premier zoological park that focuses on New York State ecosystems through conservation, education, scientific study and recreation. Animals, including wolverines, black bears, eagles, mountain lions, Canada lynx, grey wolves and more make their home at the 32-acre Zoo. Open daily April through October; Saturdays in winter, plus midweek during school breaks.

 

Operation Season: Year Round


Flower Memorial Library

Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library

229 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-785-7705
[email protected]
http://www.flowermemoriallibrary.org

Historic library hosting tours by request that has more than 190,000 volumes, including collections of DVDs, videos, audio books and large print. Computers available for public use. Genealogy department, local history collection and a meeting rooms on site.

Operation Season: Year Round


Sci-Tech

Sci-Tech Center

154 Stone St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-788-1340
[email protected]
http://www.scitechcenter.org

A hands-on science museum for all ages, including school tours, birthday parties, workshops and outreach science presentations. Saturday children’s strategy game club and monthly astronomy observing nights.

Open Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, all year long. Also open additional hours during school breaks, Monday Holidays and summer months.

 

Operation Season: Year Round


skewed brewing

Skewed Brewing

21182 Salmon Run Loop
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-788-2337
[email protected]
http://www.skewedbrewery.com/

We brew all Skewed Brews on site! Stop in for a bite to eat and watch the magic happen! Our tap selection changes regularly. We serve food highlighting local produce and products. From our brick-oven pretzels with house-made beer cheese, to our local grass-fed strip steak, we’re Skewing traditional pub fare!

 

Operation Season: Year Round


The Escape Works

140 Stone St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-771-0787
[email protected]
www.theescapeworks.com

An escape room is a physical adventure game where you and your friends have to work together to solve puzzles, find clues, and escape within 60 minutes. Our games are very immersive with themed rooms that go along with the story-line of your adventure!

Operation Season: Year Round


Thompson Park

1 Thompson Park
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-785-7775
https://www.watertown-ny.gov/index.asp?NID=140

Historic city-owned park overlooking Watertown from atop a hill with multiple access points. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, the architect who designed Central Park in New York City. Thompson Park has acres of picnic and open space, is home to the New York State Zoo, an 18-hole golf course, playground, stone stairways and pavilions, tennis courts, walking and cycling trails and an outdoor skating area. Picnic areas can be reserved for gatherings. The park contains the Thompson Park Vortex, a constantly relocating location said to mysteriously teleport visitors to other areas of the park without explanation – a favorite among spooky enthusiasts. The park is open 7 a.m.-9 p.m., year-round.

Operation Season: Year Round


Tug Hill Region – NYS Tug Hill Commission

317 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-785-2380
[email protected]
http://www.tughill.org

Tug Hill is a 2,100-square-mile rural and remote region of New York State, located between Lake Ontario and the Adirondacks. The region is heavily forested and receives the heaviest snowfall in the eastern United States. The headwaters of several major rivers spring from the region’s core forests. The region consists of 41 towns (containing 19 villages) in portions of Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, and Oswego counties. With just over 100,000 people, about 50 people per square mile, one of Tug Hill’s most notable characteristics is its relative lack of people.

Operation Season: Year Round


Yellow Barn

Yellow Barn Winery

18876 Co. Rt. 66
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-782-1824
[email protected]
http://www.yellowbarnwinery.com

The first winery in Watertown, NY, located just outside the historic village of Sackets Harbor. Come in and visit our gift shop, taste our Award winning wines, have a glass of wine in our Silo Lounge, and/or relax in our barn style ambiance. May 25th – Columbus Day, 11 am – 6 pm. Call for hours after Columbus Day. Please call the winery for special holiday hours during the month of December.

Operation Season: May - October


Wellesley Island, NY

Cross Island Farms

44301 Cross Island Rd
Wellesley Island, NY 13640

Phone: 315-482-FOOD(3663)
[email protected]
http://www.crossislandfarms.com

Farm tours by appointment on 102-acre organic vegetable and livestock farm. Learn about organic farming. Collect fresh eggs, pet a baby goat and see sustainable energy projects. Learn about permaculture and U-pick berries in season by appointment in the “Enchanted Edible Forest Garden.” Parties of 10 or more receive 20 percent off.

Operation Season: Year Round


Williamstown, ON
Nor-Westers Museum

Nor’Westers and Loyalist Museum

19651 John St.
Williamstown, ON K0C 2J0

Phone: 613-347-3547
[email protected]
http://www.norwestersandloyalistmuseum.ca

This Georgian-style structure built in 1862 is a prominent feature of the historic village of Williamstown. Operating as a school house for a hundred years, it is now the Glengarry Nor’Westers and Loyalists Museum which honours the Loyalists that settled the area as well as the Glengarry connection to the Fur Trade. It also houses a temporary exhibit hall which features both community events as well as exciting new exhibits.

Operation Season: May - October


Wolfe Island, ON
general wolfe hotel

General Wolfe Hotel

1237 Hwy. 96
PO Box 100
Wolfe Island, ON K0H 2Y0

Phone: 613-385-2611
Toll Free: 800-353-1098
[email protected]
www.generalwolfehotel.com

Golf Course and beach. Open May through August

Operation Season: May - August


Simcoe Island Ferry


Wolfe Island, ON K0H 2Y0

Phone: 613-385-2997
http://www.wolfeisland.com/ferry.php#simcoe

Ferry service linking Wolfe Island to Simcoe Island. Fares apply. Call ahead for on-demand service and additional information.

Operation Season: May - September


Ferry

Wolfe Island Ferry

Wolfe Islander III
Wolfe Island, ON K0H 2Y0

Toll Free: 1-800-268-4686
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/service-commitment/ferry-services.shtml

The Wolfe Islander III operates all year between Kingston and Wolfe Island, Ontario, holding approximately 55 cars and 330 passengers per trip. Twenty minute crossing time, no cost. See also Horne’s Ferry, with seasonal operation between Wolfe Island, Ontario and Cape Vincent, NY.

 

Operation Season: Year Round


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