25 Things You Must Do

25 Things You Must Do

Things You must do when you're visiting Gananoque & the 1000 Islands! So many great events, festivals, free concerts in the Park, talented buskers around town, unique shops full of one of a kind items.  Here are a few of the wonderful things you absolutely must do!

  1. Reach new heights with a ride on 1000 Islands Helicopter Tours or Skydive Gananoque.
  2. Shop our downtown and visit our unique artisan shops & galleries.
  3. Go fishing and reel in a big one! Did someone say Muskie?
  4. Discover the Gananoque Trails.
  5. Cool off at the splash pad or take a dip in the St. Lawrence.
  6. Enjoy our local festivals and events.
  7. Enjoy one of Ontario's largest outdoor contemporary art exhibits at Confederation Park.
  8. Attend the Lansdowne Fair, Lyndhurst Turkey Fair & Culture Days.
  9. Experience something old & something new at our local 1000 Islands History Museum & Thousand Islands Boat Museum.
  10. Bring your bike, or rent one here, and take a ride on the stunning 1000 Islands Parkway.
  11. Savour our local flavours in any of our restaurants & cafes
  12. Enjoy a picnic in one of our many parks.
  13. Get some pampering in one of our salons or spas.
  14. Love history.. take a self guide heritage tour in English or French.
  15. Listen to some amazing music in the park.. every Thursday night, Friday & Saturday night!
  16. Practice your swing at Gananoque Golf Course, Green Acres, Lyndway Hills or Smugglers Glen.
  17. Cruise through the 1000 islands on Gananoque Boat Line or Rockport Cruises.
  18. Take in a play at Thousand Islands Playhouse or the Royal Theatre.
  19. Cheer on our young paddlers at the Gananoque Canoe Club.
  20. Thrill riders! take a spin at the BMX and Skateboard Park.
  21. Fun on the water? How about sea doo or boat rentals
  22. Hike or spend the night in our Thousand Islands National Park.
  23. Enjoy our talented buskers around town.
  24. Taste some locally made & grown goodness at our Farmers Market every Thursday from 4 pm - 7 pm at Town Park.
  25. Sit back and enjoy our backyard!!