6 days in 1000 Islands Itinerary

6 days in 1000 Islands Itinerary

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Train to Airport Terminal A, Fly to Alexandria Bay
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Alexandria Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wellesley Island
— 1 night
Drive

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Alexandria Bay — 4 nights

Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria Bay side-trips: Fibonacci 321 Art Gallery (in Clayton), Watertown (New York State Zoo at Thompson Park & Salmon Run Mall) and Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (in Sackets Harbor). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Thousand Islands Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Wellesley Island, stroll around Scenic View Park, and make a trip to Singer Castle on Dark Island.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria Bay road trip planning tool.

Newark to Alexandria Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get a bit cooler in Alexandria Bay: highs are around 77°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wellesley Island.
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Side Trips

Wellesley Island — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Minna Anthony Common Nature Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Wellesley Island State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wellesley Island tour itinerary planner.

Wellesley Island is just a stone's throw from Alexandria Bay. In August in Wellesley Island, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors