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Travel to historic Thousand Islands

The area's history and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Thousand Islands. This city's island views, boating and riverfront draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Thousand Islands a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Thousand Islands?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 409 house rentals around Thousand Islands. From 167 Cottages to 159 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Thousand Islands is on HomeAway.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Thousand Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Canada: 31,745 vacation rentals
  • Ontario: 8,966 vacation rentals
  • Picton: 153 vacation rentals
  • Ottawa: 369 vacation rentals
  • Prince Edward: 361 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Thousand Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Thousand Islands?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Thousand Islands:

  • Ottawa: 369 rentals
  • Prince Edward: 361 rentals
  • Kingston: 196 rentals
  • Portland: 36 rentals
  • Milford: 213 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Thousand Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Thousand Islands are:

  • Brockville, ON (XBR-Thousand Islands Regional Tackaberry): 46 home rentals
  • Smiths Falls, ON (YSH-Montague): 32 home rentals
  • Alexandria Bay, NY (AXB-Maxson Airfield): 199 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Thousand Islands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Thousand Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sand Lake: 77 vacation homes
  • Big Clear Lake Park: 107 vacation homes
  • Frontenac Provincial Park: 97 vacation homes
  • Boldt Castle: 201 vacation homes
  • Smiths Falls Station: 45 vacation homes

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

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