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.
Cut with wooden beams, the stairs were impossible to see from the street. Upon approach, they looked almost vertical, descending directly into a small river valley, a pathway extending out towards the Niagara River ...
Fort Henry and Rideau Canal. They're Ontario's only UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. That must mean it's boring right? Well, not if you go at just the right time. Check out our visit and learn about what Fort Henry has to offer.
Americans are maybe not the most observant culture. But we can tell if people are from away and will totally call you on it, even if you don't offer the information. I know instantly if someone is from Canada when they start saying words with long O's or long A's. But then again, I'm sure you figured out I don't belong in Canada either, doncha know?
"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.