New York: Thousand Islands Photo Gallery

Traveling NY's Thousand Islands

A Destination Spot Perfect for Aquatic and Outdoor Fun

A look over the beautiful Alexandria Bay home to Uncle Sam Boat Tours and Boldt Castle. Danielle Aihini photos.
A look over the beautiful Alexandria Bay in The Thousand Islands, home to Uncle Sam Boat Tours and Boldt Castle. Danielle Aihini photos.

By Danielle Aihini

The Thousand Islands are located along the border of Northern New York and Ontario, Canada consisting of 1,864 islands!
Read about Danielle's experience visiting The Thousand Islands on GoNOMAD!

A couple dancing to the Ron Spencer Band at Harborfest in Oswego.
A couple dancing to the Ron Spencer Band at Harborfest in Oswego.
New York's Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul fishing during the Governor's Bassmaster Challenge in Massena.
New York's Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul fishing during the Governor's Bassmaster Challenge in Massena.
I took a dip in Chippewa Bay during our kayak trip and it was well worth it!
I took a dip in Chippewa Bay during our kayak trip and it was well worth it!
Writer Vanita Salisbury going 70 mph on a bass boat after the Bassmaster's Challenge! Laura Pedrick Photography.
Writer Vanita Salisbury going 70 mph on a bass boat after the Bassmaster's Challenge! Laura Pedrick Photography.
Writer Dave Golokhov throwing the fish he caught back into the water in Massena.
Writer Dave Golokhov throwing the fish he caught back into the water in Massena.
Some of the group making a bonfire and roasting marshmallows for s'mores at night.
Some of the group making a bonfire and roasting marshmallows for s'mores at night.
Writer Dave Golokhov and I taste testing all of the different hot sauces while Katie Jackson is ordering her meal at BBQ Dinosaur in Syracuse. YUM!
Writer Dave Golokhov and I taste testing all of the different hot sauces while Katie Jackson is ordering her meal at BBQ Dinosaur in Syracuse. YUM!
Thousand Islands has a dedicated fishing community -- a young boy holding a large salmon on the Salmon River in Pulaski in Oswego County! Oswego County Dept. of Tourism Photos.
The Thousand Islands has a dedicated fishing community -- a young boy holding a large salmon on the Salmon River in Pulaski in Oswego County! Oswego County Dept. of Tourism Photos.
This years third annual Oswego Paddle Fest happened in July where people of all ages can paddle down the river in Oswego and enjoy its beauty and history together.
This years third annual Oswego Paddle Fest happened in July where people of all ages can paddle down the river in Oswego and enjoy its beauty and history together.
The Salmon River Falls on the Salmon River in Oswego.
The Salmon River Falls on the Salmon River in Oswego.
The bridge over the St. Lawrence River connecting Northern NY and Ontario, Canada. Thousand Islands International Tourism County Photos.
The bridge over the St. Lawrence River connecting Northern NY and Ontario, Canada. Thousand Islands International Tourism County Photos.
The Thousand Islands is the perfect place to explore the outdoors! Play on the water and spend the night in a tent admiring the stars.
The Thousand Islands is the perfect place to explore the outdoors! Play on the water and spend the night in a tent admiring the stars.
An unbelievably beautiful sunset paints the Thousand Islands and attracts visitors from all around the world.
An unbelievably beautiful sunset paints the Thousand Islands and attracts visitors from all around the world.
An aerial view of the majestic and tremendous Boldt Castle on Alexandria Bay where all are welcome to visit. When we were touring the land, a wedding procession was just beginning.
An aerial view of the majestic and tremendous Boldt Castle on Alexandria Bay where all are welcome to visit. When we were touring the land, a wedding procession was just beginning.

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Danielle Aihini is an editorial assistant at GoNOMAD Travel. She is currently studying Journalism and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts. She enjoys exploring the outdoors whenever she can and trying new, exotic foods. When she is not writing she is either singing, dancing, or both.

Danielle Aihini

Danielle Aihini is currently studying Journalism and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She loves interacting with people and exploring new places and travel journalism is the perfect way to combine the two. She now lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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