This region along the St. Lawrence River from the eastern shores of
The Thousand Island Region, an international tourism destination like no other. It’s truly one of nature’s amazing wonders that must be experienced.
US cities in the region include
Each of these places has something unique and interesting about them and their history. For instance,
Activities: Well, as woody boaters, this area beckons our call, especially on the first week on August. It draws heavily on our inner souls to take us to
This will be the place for woody boaters to congregate for the 44th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction at The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton New York on August 1 – 3, 2008. This is the oldest antique boat show in the country and a must-see for the woody boater.
The theme for the show this year will feature “Boats from the Fabulous 50’s” which will include planked and plywood boats as well as another newcomer of the period, fiberglass boats. The evolution of the modern boat which began in this decade, is worthy of attention and will be very interesting.
The show features an exciting auction each year where you can bid on the woody boat of your dreams. The auction will have ready to launch boats or may have the project boat that you’ve been looking for. It’s conducted by Antique Boat
There’s plenty to see and do in the Thousand Islands Region to extend your stay before and/or after the show. So check out all the web sites and pack your trip with as many as you feel like.
Attractions: This falls very closely into the Activities category but here’s one that would definitely add a new level of adventure to your experience. See The Thousand Islands from a hot-air balloon. Champagne Balloon Adventures in
Accommodations: To get a place close to the
Other very desirable accommodations are available in and around Clayton and in near-by communities. There are Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins, Vacation Homes & Condos as well as Camping & RV sites.
The Wellesley Hotel in the center of Thousand Island Park is a short drive from Clayton. The Wellesley offers charming, modest lodging in freshly renovated rooms with modern comforts. The hotel, over 100 years old, offers charm of the past with present day comforts.
The Hart House Inn Bed and Breakfast, also on Wellesley Island offers its guests private, peaceful, luxurious accommodations with fabulous views of the St. Lawrence River.
Dining: It should be no surprise that a grand area such as
For fine dining, The Restaurant at The Wellesley Hotel is my first choice for world class cuisine.
When I’m visiting new places, it’s fun to try the local favorites. Sometimes they’re difficult to find. This place may just have that appeal. It’s PJ’s Riverrat Café at Fisher’s Landing. They offer a full and interesting menu from appetizers to deserts with plenty of selections in between to satisfy your hunger in a casual, friendly atmosphere.
Boating: The Thousand Islands Region of the
There are a wide selection of marinas, boat ramps, and facilities at
The Thousand Islands Region is a destination that’s worthy of a woody boater like you. The Antique Boat Show and Auction is very good reason to make this your destination this August. Start planning now, using the many web sites provided.
Just do it, you won’t regret it.