Destination guide

Travel to historical Thousand Islands

The area's history and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Thousand Islands. This city's island views, boating and riverfront draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Thousand Islands

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Thousand Islands a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gananoque Golf and Country Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Glen Lawrence Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Gananoque Boat Line (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Clayton Island Tours (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Colonnade Golf and Country Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Garrison Golf and Curling Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Thousand Islands

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Thousand Islands is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cedar Point State Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Grass Creek Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Confederation Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Wellesley Island State Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Kingston City Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Thousand Islands

The nearest airport is in Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers), located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), which is 20.2 mi (32.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Thousand Islands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 154 holiday lettings around Thousand Islands. From 67 cottages to 56 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Thousand Islands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Thousand Islands. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Canada: 23,026 holiday homes
  • Ontario: 5,717 holiday homes
  • Ottawa: 262 holiday homes
  • Lake Ontario: 2,400 holiday homes
  • Kingston: 143 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Thousand Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Thousand Islands?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Thousand Islands with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Ottawa: 262 holiday lettings
  • Kingston: 143 holiday lettings
  • Old Forge: 173 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria Bay: 179 holiday lettings
  • Clayton: 206 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Thousand Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Thousand Islands are:

  • Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.): 133 self catering accommodations
  • Smiths Falls, ON (YSH-Montague): 23 self catering accommodations
  • Brockville, ON (XBR-Thousand Islands Regional Tackaberry): 30 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Thousand Islands? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Thousand Islands. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Ontario Park: 36 holiday rentals
  • Bon Echo Provincial Park: 46 holiday rentals
  • Robert G. Wehle State Park: 65 holiday rentals
  • Constable Hall: 64 holiday rentals
  • Burrville Cider Mill: 27 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thousand Islands listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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