Sail Away in Alex Bay

Boat/Train Excursions
unclesamboat
Date: Friday, 09 July 2021 06:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Venue: Alexandria Bay, NY

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COST: $125 per Adult, or $112 per Child (ages 5-12), and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, 2-1/4 hour American Narrows Cruise, box lunch on the cruise, admission to Boldt Castle, return shuttle to Alexandria Bay, and free time in Alexandria Bay.  NOTE: NO PASSPORT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP!

Expanding on the route of their Millionaire Row tour, take a 22-mile journey through what is considered the heart of the Thousand Islands through the “American Narrows” and up to the Canadian border. Giving you the best view of this truly unique geographical area shared by two nations and you don’t even need a passport!

Once past the historic homes like Twin Pines, Casa Blanca, and Hopewell Hall the vessel will continue on down the main shipping channel of the St. Lawrence River. This particular route increases your odds of passing one of the big ships up close as they traverse one of the most difficult sections to navigate; the American Narrows. Other historic points will come into view like Point Vivian, the McNally family retreat and Rock Island Lighthouse. You will even pass under the American Span of the Thousand Islands Bridge system!

Professional, live, tour guides provide a lively narrative as you cruise through the narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and by magnificent summer homes of the rich and famous. They provide you with local historical facts and folk lore as well as information about the area’s geology, environment, and native wildlife.

Of course, ALL Uncle Sam Tours allow guests to disembark and visit Heart Island at the end of the tour! Boldt Castle admission has been included on your trip, so you may visit as long as you wish before boarding the shuttle when you are ready to return to the mainland.

ITINERARY:
6:00 am          Depart from Terminal
Available Pickups: Mansfield, Lawrenceville, Corning, Elmira
 
PLEASE NOTE: The above pickups are available, but you must call to confirm.  We do not stop at all pickup locations, unless people are designated to get on at our available pickup locations. 
 
8:00                Fast food breakfast stop at McDonald's
10:45              Arrive in Alexandria Bay and begin boarding for the cruise. 
boldt castle11:30              Depart on a 2-1/4 HOUR NARRATED AMEICAN NARROWS CRUISE.
A BOX LUNCH is included to enjoy during your cruise. 
1:45 pm          Disembark at Heart Island for a SELF-GUIDED VISIT to BOLDT CASTLE
and it's beautiful grounds. This 120-room replica of a Rhineland Castle was built over the course of four years at the turn of the 19th Century by entrepreneur George C. Boldt for his wife as a 'summer home.' Don't forget to see the Playhouse, Dove Cote, Gazebo, Power House, and all the lovely gardens. 
TBD                Return at your leisure on the SHUTTLE to Alexandria Bay for dinner and browsing
on your own on Main Street.
7:00                Depart from Alexandria Bay, with a quick rest break en route
11:30 pm        Approximate return

 

 

All Dates


  • Friday, 09 July 2021 06:00 AM - 11:30 PM