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A destination that visitors come to again and again.

The 1000 Islands is a sightseer’s paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between northern New York State (United States) and southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.

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Whether a visitor is here to golf on an island or enjoy the peace and tranquility that comes with dropping into a chair along the water to watch the waves go by, the 1000 Islands offers something for every vacation pace.

Featured Events


The Stone Wall 5K Walk/Run and Empire State Snowshoe Championship Race

The biggest party on snow! The highlight of the winter season!   Be sure NOT to miss it – Winona Forest’s Stone Wall Snowshoe Event!…
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2/1/19 - 2/2/19

River Hockey Classic @ Swan Bay Resort

FREE Admission For Spectators, On-Site Food Concession, (Hot Breakfast and Hot Food), Heated Tent, Free shuttles Back and Forth to Alexandria Bay and Clayton,…
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2/7/19 - 2/9/19

2019 Fire & Ice Celebration, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

• Bundle up and step into the winter wonderland of over 20,000 pounds of ice meticulously carved into breathtaking ice sculptures, martini luges, and…
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