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Exploring the 1000 Islands & Ottawa Tulip Festival

Exploring the 1000 Islands & Ottawa Tulip Festival

Celebrate the return of Spring at the Canadian Tulip Festival, an annual world-famous event that attracts over 650,000 visitors every year.  Stroll through some of Ottawa’s impressive displays of over a million colorful tulips.  Experience the grandeur of the 1000 Islands, a freshwater and sightseer’s paradise along the peaceful northern border between New York State and the southeastern Canadian province of Ontario.  This picturesque 50 mile stretch along the St. Lawrence River is made up of over 1800 islands and has been a favorite destination of travelers for over 100 years. Stay on the water in Clayton, NY a quintessential river village with Magnificent views of the St. Lawrence River. ***PASSPORT IS REQUIRED***


Departure Date:

Sunday, May 16 - Wednesday May 19, 2021

Sunday, May 16

Depart R & J Tours
Check into 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
Wine Paring Dinner at a local Winery


Monday, May 17

Breakfast Included
Board motorcoach and travel across the US span of the 1000 Islands Bridge System. First stop, the 1000 Islands Tower. Ride the elevator to the Sky deck and receive a bird's eye view of the 1000 Islands. Make a stop at the Duty-Free Store located in Canada. After shopping the motorcoach will cross the Canadian Spans of the 1000 Islands Bridge System that connects the United States with our friendly Canadian neighbors. Next visit the Tulip Festival and Market in Ottawa, where lunch is on your own at the Market. After the festival continue through Canada to the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge as you cross into the United States. Dinner enroute to the hotel.

B, D

Tuesday, May 18

Breakfast Included
Board the motorcoach for a short trip to the Antique Boat Museum and the LA Duchess. Enjoy a guided tour of the largest collection of fresh water boats and historical souvenirs on display in the Northeast. While visiting the museum enjoy a tour of the LA Duchess, George Boldt's Houseboat gives visitors a glimpse of the Gilded Age and popularity of the 1000 Islands in the 1900's. After our visit to the museum board the motorcoach or walk to the village for shopping and lunch on your own. After lunch, board the boat for a Narrated Two Nation Tour of the beautiful Thousand Islands. We will stop at George Boldt's Yacht House on Wellesley Island, where he kept his large fleet of yachts, skiffs and speed boats. Re-board the boat for Heart Island and a self-guided tour of Boldt Castle awaits. After the tour, board the boat for a cocktail cruise (cash bar) to Morgan Island where the fishing guides are waiting to serveup an Old-Fashioned Shore Dinner.

B, D

Wednesday, May 19

Breakfast included.

Depart for home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Cost Per Person:

$1026.00 Double Occupancy

$939.00 Triple Occupancy

$895.00 Quad Occupancy

$1379.00 Single Occupancy


Package Includes:

· 3 Nights at New Luxury 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, Clayton, NY

· 3 Breakfasts     

· 3 Dinners

1 - Wine Paring Dinner

1 - Old Fashioned Shore Dinner



· 1000 Islands Tower

· Ottawa Tulip Festival

· Antique Boat Museum & LA Duchess

· Admission to Boldt Castle and Yacht House

· Narrated Two Nation Boat Tour

· Hotel Taxes and Baggage Handling

· Local Tour Guide Service and Gratuities

· Tour Fully Escorted by an R&J Tours Company Representative

· All-Inclusive Motorcoach Transportation

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
R & J Lot R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA
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