Welcome To The 1000 Islands “ Come explore the timeless beauty of castles, cruising and coastlines”
The 1000 Islands The native peoples called the region the “Garden of the Great Spirit” Today the region offers wonderful recreation and cultural experiences with over 60 Provincial, National and State Parks to choose from and more than 50 museums and galleries.
1000 Islands Trivia Did you know there are actually over 1,860 islands that make up the 1000 Islands region.
1000 Islands Trivia To become part of the official count an island must meet 2 criteria…
Kingston “ The Largest City of the 1000 Islands – which is among Canada’s oldest settlements and was the nation’s first capital – abounds with a dynamic mix of history, culture and hospitality”
Kingston Fort Henry & the World famous Sunset Ceremonies • Sightseeing, Dining and Entertainment Cruises Fresh Water Sailing Capital of the World • Impressive and diverse collection of restaurants • Pub Crawls • Haunted Walks Guided Trolley Tours – available in 5 languages • Bellevue House – Home of Canada’s first Prime Minister Over 18 Museums and Galleries • Wolfe Island Ferry – free ferry ride across to the largest of the 1000 Islands Canada’s Oldest Farmers Market • Historic Inns, quaint B&Bs and full service hotels
Parks Canada Bellevue House, Kingston Mills, Rideau Canal
Gananoque “ Just a few miles west of the 1000 Islands International Bridge, the bustling riverside town of Gananoque, known as the Canadian Gateway to the 1000 Islands offers a wide variety of recreational and cultural pursuits” • 1000 Islands Charity Casino • Scenic Cruises • 1000 Islands Heritage Centre • Live professional summer theatre • Festival of the Islands • Resorts, Inns & quaint cottages
1000 Islands Parkway “ The picturesque 1000 Islands Parkway – connecting Gananoque to Brockville – offers magnificent views and a variety of outdoor activities” • Panoramic views of the 1000 Islands • 1000 Islands Skydeck – observation decks 400ft above the St Lawrence • 1000 Islands International Bridge – a soaring 4,500 ft suspension bridge • 47km recreational path along the St Lawrence river
Brockville “ The magnificent scenery and the small town charm of Historic Brockville will captivate you”
Brockville • Waterfront trail • Relaxing Cruises • Fulford Place • Brockville Arts Centre • Brockville Museum • Canada’s Oldest Railway tunnel • Ghost Walks • Farmers Market
Cornwall Seaway Valley “ The Seaway Valley celebrates a rich pioneer influence which comes alive in the areas museums”