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It’s Kismet

Written by on October 5, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, One in The Thousand
It’s Kismet

A rainbow near Rockport highlights Kismet Island’s boathouse. This historic cottage linked to a steam yacht of the same name has its share of mysteries.

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Gananoque: 1000 Islands Water World

Written by on September 1, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Gananoque: 1000 Islands Water World

    Gananoque bills itself as the ‘Gateway to the 1000 Islands’ and it doesn’t take long once you visit to understand why. The town’s name is an aboriginal term which means “town on two rivers.” It is home to both the Gananoque River and the mighty St. Lawrence River, where the picturesque 1000 Islands […]

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Red Top Island

Written by on May 16, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Red Top Island

  Anne and Charles Phillips honeymooned in the Thousand Islands in 1929. Before they left, the bride of a Methodist minister dipped her feet in the River thinking she would never come back. But about a decade later, the couple from Binghampton N.Y. did come back to the River. They rented  Wyoming Island and later […]

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Tar Island

Written by on May 15, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Tar Island

A new flag is flying over Totem Point, the historic Tar Island retreat near Rockport known for its three totem poles. The Texas flag is raised high above the island along with the Canadian flag because its newest owners hail from the Lone Star state.  The Silver family of Forney Texas, near Dallas, purchased Totem […]

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Lalone Island

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Island Life Magazine
Lalone Island

This island near Chippewa Bay New York has been a summer home for one family for nearly a century.

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Round Island

Written by on October 27, 2015 in Island Life Magazine
Round Island

Talk about snail mail. In an age of email, texting, Facebook, and Snapchat, this stamp-sized post office on Round Island is a throwback to a pre-virtual era: Mail, delivered by a mailman by boat no less.

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Grenadier Island

Written by on October 19, 2015 in Island Life Magazine
Grenadier Island

  The most popular mode of transportation on this island is golf cart. Residents use them to get around its rugged trails while others choose to use golf carts for their literal purpose. Grenadier Island, located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River near Rockport, is home to the Grenadier Island Country Club (GICC) […]

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Surveyors Island

Written by on June 24, 2014 in Island Life Magazine
Surveyors Island

This Canadian island near the Thousand Islands International Bridge has been owned by the same family for nearly a century.

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More Islands. More Island Life.

Written by on October 28, 2013 in Island Life Magazine
More Islands. More Island Life.

We’re already thinking about summer 2014 and want to invite you to join us in next year’s Island Life Magazine, the glossy premier magazine about the Thousand Islands. Get an early sneak peek here at the stories we’re working on.

Cover Photo by Ian Coristine

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More Island Life

Written by on April 8, 2013 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
More Island Life

Want more Island Life in your life? Learn more about Island Life Magazine 2013 and back issues.

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