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Gananoque Ontario, Canada

Discover the charm and natural splendour of the “Gateway to the 1000 Islands."

Gananoque is internationally-recognized as one of Eastern Ontario’s most stunning waterfront communities.

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Storybook-like castles. Historical shipwrecks. Stunning mansions. Gananoque boasts million-dollar views and emerald green forests gorgeously surrounded by the sparkling St. Lawrence River.

Exploring Gananoque

A restaurant in Gananoque, Ontario


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Gananoque At A Glance

Getting to Gananoque

Gananoque, Ontario is easily accessible by car or bus with its location along Highway 401, and it’s just a short drive away from major cities like Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal.

  • 1 hour and 35 minutes from Ottawa
  • 2 hours and 45 minutes from Toronto
  • 2 hours and 38 minutes from Montreal
  • 1 hour and 51 minutes from Syracuse 

A map illustration of the 1000 Islands.

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Know Before You Go

Gananoque is a popular tourism destination during the summer months. Book your stay before your arrival.

Gananoque is home to great dining, shopping, arts and culture.

You can’t see it all in one day. Make sure you set aside enough time to make the most of your visit. 

It’s the perfect spot to kick off your explorations around the rest of the region.  

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