Things to Do

Boldt Castle

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It's 8 nautical miles or a 45 minute leisurely boat ride from Little Round Island to Heart Island. Spend a 1/2 day touring the magnificent Boldt Castle and the Yacht House.  Once you have had your fill of  this magnificent bygone era you can boat over to Alexandria Bay for lunch and snacks.  There is plenty of boat parking on both sites.   


Go to boldt castle website

Singer Castle on Dark Island

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Only an hour and half or about 16 nautical miles is all it takes to cruise up to Dark Island.   Singer Castle is the only castle on the river to be completed, fully furnished and resided in during the heyday of the great builders and industrialists in New York.

go to singer castle website

Antique Boat Museum

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The Antique Boat Museum is the premier freshwater nautical museum in North America. Located in the 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River, the ABM’s galleries overflow with over 300 unique and beautifully-preserved boats and thousands of recreational boating artifacts. Our 4.5 acre campus comes alive with speed boat rides, boat shows, educational programs for all ages, special events and more.

go to antique boat museum website

Rock Island Lighthouse

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Come visit the historic Rock Island Lighthouse on the beautiful St. Lawrence Seaway. When you visit, climb the stairs of the lighthouse and enjoy a bird's eye view from the lantern room. Tour the museum in the keeper’s quarters and learn about the history of the island, its keepers, and the magnificent St. Lawrence River.  Walk the island and take home a souvenir from the gift shop.   

The Rock Island Lighthouse is located in the Thousand Islands, about 4.5 miles northeast of Clayton, NY. Docking is available to private craft and those aboard Clayton Island Boat Tours.

go to rock island lighthouse tour website

Kingston, Ontario

Pack up

Pack up your family and take a day long boat trip to Kingston, Ontario. (18 nautical miles)  Spend the day in another country enjoying great restaurants and shopping, plus historic sites.   DONT FORGET YOUR PASSPORTS.  You must check in and out with Customs and Border Protection.   

Go to US Customs and border protection website

Fishing Guides

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Enjoy a full day fishing on the St. Lawrence River.   At the end of your day you can have your captain prepare a fish fry of the day's catch. 

Go to a list of fishing guides in the area