Thousand Islands is located between New York and Canada. Whilst it is called Thousand Islands there are really 1864 islands. The islands vary in size and some of them are just large enough to support a single tree. A holiday rental home in Thousand Islands will give you gorgeous views and the opportunity to enjoy a variety of attractions.
Explore some of the islands with a boat tour. You will have the chance to stop to some of the larger islands and to enjoy seeing many others as you pass by. Another great way to get a view of the islands is by enjoying a hot air balloon ride. Yacht charters are available and allow you to explore the Thousand Islands area in luxury and style. Several Art galleries can be found nearby and many of the works are by local artists who have captured the beauty of the area. Visit the Thousand Islands Winery to learn how wine is made, participate in a wine tasting and, perhaps, buy some bottles of locally made wine to bring back home.
You will find many interesting attractions located in Thousand Islands. Aqua Zoo is an aquarium that features lots of hands-on exhibits. You will even have the chance to handle small sharks! A drive-in theatre brings feelings of nostalgia. These theatres were once quite common, but most have shut down. Revisit the past with a stop to the drive-in in Thousand Islands. Boldt Castle looks like something from Germany. Built at the end of the 19th century, the 120 rooms of this castle are now open for tours. Other attractions include the Cape Vincent Historical Museum and the Tibbetts Point Lighthouse and Visitors Centre.
The winters in Thousand Islands are sometimes frigid and the summers are warm and pleasant. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -13° and -1° C and the highs are -2 to 8°. In the spring you should expect average lows of 1° to 6° C and average highs of 13° to 19° C. Summer brings average lows of 12° to 14° C and average highs of 23° to 26° C. There is between 58 and 96 mm of rain per month.
The closest airport to Thousand Islands is Watertown International Airport (ART), located 29 km away. Another option is Ogdensburg Airport (OGS) which is about 63 km from Thousand Islands. You will need to have a car for use during your stay.