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Thousand Islands Region

NY 12 - Alexandria Bay

WHAT'S COOL

Alexandria Bay

5.50 miles (8.85km) from exit

Welcome to the Thousand Islands Region, home to endless shorelines and the friendliest two-nation border in the world. Your just minutes away from Alexandria Bay on the mighty St. Lawrence, an area that was once patrolled by pirates and prohibition bootleggers is now a sightseer's paradise. Some

GAS

Sunoco

0.60 miles (0.97km) from exit

Alex Bay Big M

4.00 miles (6.44km) from exit

FOOD

Fins Eatery and Pub

0.80 miles (1.29km) from exit

Opening Summer of 2016!

Ray's Kountry Kottage Restaurant

1.00 miles (1.61km) from exit

North Star Restaurant

3.90 miles (6.28km) from exit

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Alex Bay Big M

4.00 miles (6.44km) from exit

Cavallario's Steak & Seafood House

4.30 miles (6.92km) from exit

Chez Paris

4.30 miles (6.92km) from exit

Josie's Pizza at the Bay

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

Sit down with or take out a tasty pizza.

The Pirates Pub

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

Nav's Popcorn

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

Gourmet popcorn.

The RiverBoat

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

Cavallario's Bayside Pizza

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

Coleman's Dock of the Bay

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

Barbecue, burgers and seafood are served in this family-friendly restaurant on the Alex Bay waterfront.

Admirals' Inn

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

Dockside Pub

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

Jreck Subs

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

Riley's by the River

4.60 miles (7.4km) from exit

LODGING

Pinehurst Motel & Cottages

0.90 miles (1.45km) from exit

These motels and quaint cottages cover 23 acres along the St. Lawrence River with room for families and fishermen to get away from it all. Twenty cabins have cooking facilities there are 10 cabins without.

Swan Bay Resort

1.20 miles (1.93km) from exit

Channelsyde Motel

2.80 miles (4.51km) from exit

These four clean, modern rooms overlook the St. Lawrence River. Relax on the lawn, watch the ships pass and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Thousand Islands.

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Rock Ledge Motel & Cottages

3.60 miles (5.79km) from exit

This family-owned and operated collection features five cabins and 15 units with cable TV, air conditioning, in-room coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators. Take a rest in this clean, quiet and affordable setting featuring free Internet.

Capt.'s Inn & Suites

4.00 miles (6.44km) from exit

Capt.'s Inn & Suites is open year round with 60 rooms, on-site dockage, boat launch, restaurant, pool and wireless Internet.

Otter Creek Inn

4.10 miles (6.6km) from exit

Ship Motel

4.10 miles (6.6km) from exit

Maple Crest Motel Inc.

4.20 miles (6.76km) from exit

The 18-room Maple Crest Motel, lodge and chalet is open year round and located in the heart of New York's Thousand islands. Golf, fishing, boat rentals, helicopter tours and more is nearby.

Captain Visger House

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

This newly-restored historic bed and breakfast is located in downtown Alexandria Bay just a block from the waterfront, swimming beach, scenic overlook park and the Old Crossman Building Historical Society Museum. Stroll to shops, restaurants and attractions at your leisure.

Capt. Thomson's Resort

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

All rooms have private balconies and a water view. The accomodations are next door to Uncle Sam Boat Tours and within walking distance to shops and restaurants.

Edgewood Resort Conference Center & Marina

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

This 40-acre, lodge-style retreat on the St. Lawrence River offers an outdoor pool, restaurant with river view and dockage.

Riveredge Resort

4.60 miles (7.4km) from exit

Bonnie Castle Resort and Marina

4.70 miles (7.56km) from exit

This resort complex located in Alexandria Bay on the St. Lawrence River overlooks the stunning Boldt Castle. The resort includes a conference center, restaurant, lounge, full-service marina and an indoor pool. Deluxe jacuzzi rooms and standard accomodations are available.

ATTRACTIONS

Mazeland

0.80 miles (1.29km) from exit

Get lost in New York state's largest hedgerow maze! One full acre of eight-foot evergreens form a tricky network of twists and turns. Try a scavenger hunt for children and adults.

Alex Bay 500 Go-Karts

0.90 miles (1.45km) from exit

At more than a mile long, this is New York state's longest asphalt go-cart track. It's fully lit for safe night driving. Wilderness Falls Mini-Golf features 18 challenging holes. Unwind with a huge amusement arcade featuring more than 50 great games and a Subway Sandwich Shop.

Keewaydin State Park & Marina

2.82 miles (4.54km) from exit

Enjoy the outdoors with 50 campsites, 120 boat slips, a boat launch, olympic-size swimming pool, playground and picnic areas. The park's terrain includes steep, rocky outcroppings between the campsites and the shoreline.

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Scenic View Park

4.00 miles (6.44km) from exit

Have a thoroughly enjoyable day on the St. Lawrence River. Features include a sandy beach with lifeguard on duty; playground for the kids; acres of picnic areas; barbecue grills; and a covered pavilion. Take a walk across the mini-version of the Thousand Islands Bridge to Casino Island.

Boldt Castle and Boldt Yacht House (From Uncle Sam's Boat Tours)

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

This 120-room Rhineland-style castle and yacht house built at the turn of the 20th century is accessible by tour boat, water taxi or private watercraft.

Uncle Sam Boat Tours

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

Uncle Sam Boat Tours offers a variety of trips through the scenic Thousand Islands. Take a one- or two and a quarter-hour sightseeing cruise, tour of Singer Castle or shuttle to Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Tours are offered daily from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in season and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the off-season.

Cornwall Brothers Museum

4.50 miles (7.24km) from exit

This local history museum is housed in a stone general store building built in 1866. Rotating exhibits cover river life, boating and local communities.

Bay Drive-In Theatre

4.90 miles (7.89km) from exit

Dual screen drive-in theater with a '50's style cafe.

Alexandria Bay Municipal Golf Course

5.00 miles (8.05km) from exit

Alexandria Bay

5.50 miles (8.85km) from exit

Welcome to the Thousand Islands Region, home to endless shorelines and the friendliest two-nation border in the world. Your just minutes away from Alexandria Bay on the mighty St. Lawrence, an area that was once patrolled by pirates and prohibition bootleggers is now a sightseer's paradise. Some