This New York Boat Ride Will Lead You To One Of America's Coolest Castles
Long Island isn’t our state’s only secluded waterfront destination that you can visit, there are plenty of dreamy attractions that are a quick ride across the water away from our residents. Recently named one of America’s coolest castles by the folks over at
Parade, keep reading to find out which enchanting structure in New York you can take a boat ride to.
Bringing you out to the heart of the Thousand Islands, Uncle Sam Boat Tours offers cruises in the area from the end of April through the end of October each year.
Departing right from Alexandria Bay, these boat tours are a seasonal luxury that the entire family can enjoy.
Sailing through both American and Canadian waters, you can enjoy everything from 2-hour boat tours around the islands to extravagant rides that include lunch, dinner, and wine!
But one of our favorite things about Uncle Sam Boat Tours is that for each of their cruises, they feature the option to stop at one of America's coolest castles on the way back to Alexandria Bay.
A magical way to conclude a breathtaking boat ride, stopping at Heart Island is an absolute must-see when you're out on the St. Lawrence River.
Heart Island is home to one of New York's most romantic landscapes and fascinating castles - Boldt Castle, a six-story castle that has more than one hundred rooms within it.
After paying a small fee to gain admission to Heart Island, you'll get to walk around and explore the castle and historic boathouses that have stood the tests of time.
But if you're interested in only seeing Boldt Castle, the good news is Uncle Sam Boat Tours provide the shuttle from Alexandria Bay to Heart Island.
A quick 10-minute boat ride from the shore, the shuttle to Boldt Castle is the definition of short but sweet!
Uncle Sam Boat Tours will begin operating its shuttle to Boldt Island for the season on May 12th, with their other cruises beginning operation on April 28th. To view the entire Boldt Castle shuttle schedule for 2018 and to learn more about their other boat rides,
How to get here:
47 James Street
Alexandria Bay NY 13607
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