Visiting the Thousand Islands of New York is relaxing one day, and somehow even nicer the next. Uncover the treasure of the Thousand Islands waterways. Enjoy the same shoreline beauty that has lasted through the centuries. Take a boat tour and see beautiful cottages and water front homes that stretch along the St Lawrence Seaway's shoreline. If you are interested in camping in a truly unique part of our world, then you will want to plan a camping trip to the Thousand Islands. The Thousand Islands lay claim to some of the finest New York campgrounds. Once here, you will quickly discover that the Thousand Island Region is packed with championship golf courses, excellent accommodations, awesome restaurants, wineries and family activities.
Autumn is a special time of year for a Thousand Island getaway. Farm stands dot the scenic country roads. Every type of vegetable can be bought and packaged by the family that grew it. They are eager to share with their visitors stories of the area and often will have local travel tips. We like to say "they make it easy, to take it easy."
What is there to do in the Thousand Islands? We suggest that in addition to local Thousand Island travel guides, you request your free New York Welcomes You™ travel DVD planner before you plan your visit to the Thousand Islands. With stunning shoreline and river scenery, the New York Welcomes You™ DVD travel guide will place you in the middle of it all. With spectacular NY aerial video, the shoreline of the Thousand Islands will come to life before your eyes.
In addition to the water activities,you can find shopping, museums,hiking,dining,sightseeing, boating,snowmobiling, and guided tours all throughout this remarkable area. Thousand Islands has river-faring traditions that rival any place in the world. Relax and take a scenic boat tour or a fishing trip from one of the historic and working harbors. Don't forget to keep your eyes open for the rich and famous when you visit the Thousand Islands. Many well known celebrities have discovered the charm and beauty of the area. While you're there, check out the wonderful real estate, trendy restaurants and lively night spots. As a gateway to America the area is also rich in social and cultural diversity with attractions and events that include Boldt Castle, The Frederic Remington Museum, Fort Ontario and the Oswego Harborfest.