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Experience Our Award Winning Destination…

Alexandria Bay – located in the heart of the 1000 Islands – is rated among the best tourist destinations in the United States and around the world!  But don’t just take our word for it. Here are a few of our most recent awards, voted on by travelers of USA Today, Fox News Travel and Bassmaster’s Best!

America’s #1 Archipelago

Come Experience the Beauty
of the 1000 Islands

1000 Islands Best Boat Ride

Winners: Best Boat Ride
Chosen by readers of USA Today and 10Best

Voted Best Boat Ride in USA—USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Awards

Top Bass Fishing Destination in USA

#1 in Top 100 Bass Fishing Destinations
in the United States

There are approximately 1,864 islands to fish, and all of them have the potential to offer the biggest bass of your life!

Fish New York’s Thousand Islands

Get started with our Activity & Visitor Guide to Alexandria Bay. This handy guide contains everything you need to know from our History to local area attractions, community events, nature trails, boating and marina information, wedding and event info, travel information, and much more!