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Every year, a new area within Boldt’s Castle or outside is renovated. This year it was the Italians Gardens and a kitchen. We did not get a chance to see the kitchen but the Italian Gardens were just beautiful!! The new garden includes four marble statues, representing the four seasons, and a view of the …

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We had a great time this summer at Thousands Island and our Uncle Sam’s boat tour to Boldt’s Castle. Over the past ten years a tremendous amount of money (collected from fees to tour the castle) to renovate it. Millionaire hotel magnate George C. Boldt built this castle as a tribute to his beloved wife …

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While staying in Thousand Islands we always enjoy Uncle Sam’s 2 Nation 2 1/4 hour boat tour. It is the best way to appreciate the more than 1,000 Islands in this area. The Thousand Islands are both in the US and Canada. No passport is needed to enter Canadian waters as long as you do …

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We recently returned from a wonderful vacation in the Thousands Islands. We went there last year and realized I never posted the pictures! It is a beautiful, relaxing area. We stayed in Alexandria Bay with beautiful views of the St. Lawrence River and Boldt Castle! Stay tuned to learn more about Boldt Castle and this …

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During our vacation we went to an interesting attraction called Howe Caverns. Lester Howe found this cavern through his cows. He noticed that on a hot summer day that his dairy herd gravitated to a spot that was not in the shade – and it was not on his property. He discovered that this location …

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Today we will take a view of the Bridal Veil Falls which is one of the Falls that make up Niagara Falls. Whether you are talking about Niagara Falls or the river leading to the Falls, the water is hypnotizing. I am not sure if the videos really relay the power of the water – …

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If you have never been to Niagara Falls you will be amazed by the beauty and power of nature! The first part of this series I focused on the Maid of the Mist boat ride. Today take a journey with me along the Niagara River where you are just feet away from dangerous water without …

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