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Gananoque is the gateway to the 1000 Islands, located approximately 3 hours from Toronto, 2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Montreal. Gananoque is just 15 minutes from the border crossing into Upper New York State via the Ivy Lea Bridge and is only 50 minutes to Watertown. Our picturesque community is conveniently accessible from Highway 401, Highway 2 and the St. Lawrence River.

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Gananoque and the 1000 Islands is a boater’s paradise, fisherman’s playground, hiker’s haven and a cyclist’s waterfront adventure and it’s easy to see why it’s regarded as one of the most beautiful places on earth. Featuring two world famous UNESCO designated sites including Frontenac Arch Biosphere and Rideau Heritage Route and amid the spectacular scenery of lush woodlands, rock and cobalt-blue water, the 1,864 islands that make up the 1000 Islands truly lives up to its reputation as a world-class waterfront destination.

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Gananoque Boat Line

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Gananoque Boat Line provides the most comprehensive tour of the 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River. Explore island culture as the boat glides past opulent cottages, natural landmarks, elaborate castles. Don’t miss out on discovering the Canadian Signature Experience Lost Ships of the 1,000 Islands cruise, which adds to the intrigue of the region by diving deep into the past and exploring several shipwrecks dotting the underwater landscape.
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1000 Island Helicopter Tours offers the most spectacular views of the islands through five unique tours. Featuring the 1000 Islands, Boldt Castle and Two Castle Tours, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss!
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With over 850 rooms, find accommodations to suit your desires.
Travelodge
Ramada Provincial Inn
Holiday Inn & Suites
Glen House Resort
The Gananoque Inn
Comfort Inn & Suites
Colonial Resort & Spa
Howard Johnson