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World famous Gananoque Ontario Canada in the heart of the Thousand Islands
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Located in South Eastern Ontario in the Heart of the 1000 Islands on the banks of the mighty
St. Lawrence River easy entry to or from New York State via the Thousand Island International Bridge.
Gananoque is the nearest town, 16 km (10 mi) west,  from  the Thousand  Islands International Bridge.

Gananoque (Pop. 5, 209) 288 km (179 mi) east of Toronto, , 272 km (169 mi) west of Montreal, 
167 km (104 mi) South of Ottawa,  16 km (10 mi) west of the 1000 Islands Bridge to the U.S.A.  
A favourite resort town and gateway to the 1000  Islands,  centrally located on the 
St. Lawrence River and minutes to Kingston or Brockville. 
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Nestled in the heart of the 1000 Islands,
Gananoque is a vacation paradise.
Boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, scuba diving, water taxis and charters¡­ there's no better place to enjoy the water than
in the 1000 Islands.

Scenic one or three hour cruises of the 1000 Islands, including stops at famous Boldt castle, depart regularly from May to October. The St. Lawrence Islands National Park, made up of nearly two-dozen beautiful islands, features nature trails, parks, beaches and island camping. Visitors can enjoy unique exhibits at the Historic 1000 Islands Village, a heritage centre located on the waterfront. The Thousand Islands Playhouse is one of the regions most acclaimed professional theatres, featuring stage productions from May until October.
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Gananoque &  the 1000 Islands is an internationally renowned destination for tourists. The appeals of the
region include its scenic beauty, recreational diversity and cultural activities. Inhabitants as well as tourists from
around the world come to our community to fish, sail, camp, golf, scuba-dive, cycle, hike, canoe, paint
and photograph the wild beauty of the St. Lawrence River.
Gananoque is your best choice when planning a 1000 Islands vacation.
Thousand Islands Facts

The Thousand Islands extends on the Canadian side from Wolfe Island near Kingston, On., to the Brockville narrows at Brockville, On.. On the American side they extend from Tibbets Point on Lake Ontario to Morristown, N.Y.

The 1000 Islands Bridge extends from Collins Landing near Alexandria Bay, New York to Ivy Lea near Gananoque, Ontario covering a distance of 8.5 miles and provides direct connection between US  Interstate Rt. 81 and Canadian Highway 401.  The Thousand Island bridge was built in 1938 by Prime Minister William Mackenzie King and President Franklin Roosevelt.
The Bridge took seven years to build

St. Lawrence River - The St. Lawrence River is one of the great rivers of the world, stretching for  1,247 Kilometers,775 miles. The River starts where Lake Ontario empties and flows northeast to the Atlantic Ocean. It carries the fresh water of the Great Lakes to the Atlantic and provides access to the heart of North America. The upper St. Lawrence is graced by pink granite and limestone islands, large and tiny, for a distance of sixty miles. The River drains the largest fresh water source on the face of the Earth, The Great Lakes. The Upper St. Lawrence and the Thousand Islands area was once called The Garden of the Great Spirit by the Native Americans.

Boldt Castle located on Heart Island surrounded by The Saint Lawrence River and the beautiful 1000 Islands. Beginning in 1900 George C. Boldt set out to build a full size castle on Heart Island. The grand structure was to be for the love of his his life "Louise". In 1904 Louise Boldt suddenly died, for 73 years everything lay doomed. In 1977 the 1000 Island Bridge Authority assumed ownership of Heart Island with the under standing that they would keep restoring the Island. Today Boldt Castle is open to the public from mid May to October. Accessible by Tour boat And private boats.

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Gananoque/1000 Islands/Ontario

(Pop. 5, 209) 270 km (169 mi) east of Toronto, 16 km (10 mi) west of the 1000 Islands Bridge, 262 km (163 mi) west of Montreal A popular resort town and gateway to the 1000 Islands, centrally located on the St. Lawrence River, midway between Toronto and Montreal and minutes to Kingston or Brockville. The town offers activities for all ages: historic buildings, museums, St. Lawrence Islands National Parks, fishing, hiking, boating, snowmobiling, theatre and numerous festivals, carnivals and fairs and boat tours of the 1000 Islands.
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RockPort/Thousand Islands/Ontario
Rockport: A village situated in the Leeds County, Ont. On the St. Lawrence River about nine miles southwest of Mallorytown, seven miles southeast of Lansdowne, 15 miles downstream from Gananoque and 30 miles  from Kingston and 25 miles upstream from southwest Brockville, all on the Grand Trunk Railway, now known as Imperial (Kings) Highway Two.


Brockville/1000 Islands/Ontario

(Pop. 21,590)Brockville - the City of the 1000 islands - is the oldest incorporated municipality in Upper Canada. Commonly referred to as the "Pride of the St. Lawrence", it is characterized with unique Victorian architecture scattered throughout the southern part of the city, and a historic revitalized down town. The focal point of this area is the only New England Square found in Canada with the city's courthouse majestically placed at the top of the square. Brockville boasts a spectacular waterfront and harbour with a newly constructed boardwalk that meanders along the waterfront and throughout the city. Attractions include our 1000 Islands boat cruise, summer theatre, mansion tours, oldest railway tunnel in Canada, museums and ghost walks. Each season brings many festivals including Ookpik, Multicultural Festival, Riverfest, Automotion, and Fall Fair.


Kingston/Thousand Islands/Ontario

Kingston Tourism welcomes visitors to the largest City of the world famous Thousand Islands. Our friendly travel counselors can help tailor your visit, whether for business or pleasure. As a port of call to Thousand Islands sightseeing cruises and Ontario's only glass-top ship, enjoy unique lunch, dinner and theatre cruises. Tour Fort Henry, only one of many fascinating museums and historic sites. Experience our many festivals and events. Fabulous Dining and shopping will please the most discriminating tastes. Live theatre and music are featured throughout our vibrant downtown. Unlimited recreational opportunities exist, including golf, sailing, boating, cycling and the world's best freshwater scuba diving, all within city limits. You'll be amazed.


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


Merrickville/Ontario/Canada
Jewel of the Rideau, This is a small town with a big heart, if you are in the area and 
don't take time to visit you will be disappointed. it has many shops and quite a large
 amount of history. To much to tell, but a place you will always remember.


Sharbot Lake/Ontario/Canada
Sharbot Lake, located 120 km West of Ottawa and 85 km North of Gananoque is about 15km long housing many cottages along its shores and bays and on its wooded islands. A fisherman's, paradise, the lake is restocked annually from the Government Hatcheries with bass, northern pike, and pan fish. Bring your fishing rods, pick up your bait locally, and be prepared for some of the best fishing of your life!


Athens/Ontario/Canada
Athens, Charleston Lake and the Township of Rear of Yonge and Escott. The Village of Athens, population 1000 is located just thirty minutes north-west of Brockville. Our small tourist town is famous for its twelve large outdoor murals. The murals are very important and meaningful to the citizens of Athens. The murals represent our pride in our community, our local artists and our history.  Enjoy our warm hospitality while touring the peaceful, historical Village of Athens, with its splendid mix of stately homes, historical buildings and unique murals.


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The 1000 Islands
The 1000 Islands Region is an international tourism destination, encompassing communities on both sides of the US and Canada border along the St. Lawrence River and the eastern shores of Lake Ontario. The region takes its name from the more than 1000 islands that dot the lake and river along this international waterway. The region extends from Kingston to Cornwall on the Canadian side, and from Oswego to Massena on the US side, reaching inland to the foothills of the Adirondack mountains to embrace the communities that are west and north of the Adirondack Park, and the four NY Counties of Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence.
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