13 things to do when you go to 1,000 islands in Ontario

Are there really 1000 islands? And what constitutes and island anyway? According to Wikipedia ... 

"To count as one of the Thousand Islands, emergent land within the river channel must have at least one square foot (0.093 m2) of land above water level year-round, and support at least two living trees."

Besides counting the islands, there are at least 13 other enjoyable activities to try out.

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Pancakes and Booze Art Show in Toronto

"So, do you think they're going to have REAL maple syrup or just that fake crap?" I asked Mike, a little whine entering my tone thinking of dry pancakes or even worse, someone putting fake syrup on FOR me. I shudder at the thought, giving Aunt Jemima maybe too much power over my evening. 

"I don't know. Probably not the good stuff," he answers, agreeing with my theatrical emphasis, also confused why real maple syrup isn't served when it's made right in this very province. 

"Let's bring some of our own," I say conspiratorially, and he agrees eagerly. 

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