• acres of natural greens , water areas with stories of pirates & bootleggers


Welcome to Gananoque

Located at the confluence of the Gananoque River and the mighty St. Lawrence River, the town of Gananoque has a fascinating history, from its aboriginal roots to its important role in the War of 1812. Though small, the town is rich with culture and commerce. Today, Gananoque is best known for its relationship to the Thousand Islands, one of the region’s most popular tourist destinations.

Hotel Rooms

Your Gateway to the 1000 Islands

Most visitors to Gananoque are here to explore the legendary Thousand Islands, an archipelago of 1,864 islands dotted along the St. Lawrence River on either side of the U.S./Canada border. The islands offer spectacular opportunities for sightseeing, outdoor recreation or peaceful leisure. As they explore the timeless scenery, visitors can also take a journey through the islands’ past, which includes stories of pirates, bootleggers and the rich-and-famous.

Nearby Cities

  • Bridge to USA I-81 – 15 Km
  • Fort Henry (Kingston) - 22 Km
  • Upper Canada Village (Morrison) – 120 Km
  • Ottawa – 160 Km
  • Toronto – 282 Km
  • Montreal – 270 Km

Local Attractions

Some of Gananoque’s most popular local attractions include:
1000 Island boat tours

Gananoque Boat Tours

Take a cruise on the gentle waters of the St. Lawrence River and explore the history and majesty of the Thousand Islands. Offering day cruises, evening cruises, charters and group packages, Gananoque Boat Tours is an unforgettable way to make the most of your Thousand Islands vacation.

Gananoque Points of Interest