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Heart Island

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Address: Alexandria Bay, NY
Phone Number: +1 315-482-9724
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This five-acre island located in the Thousand Islands area is home to the...

This five-acre island located in the Thousand Islands area is home to the Boldt Castle.

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Once you set foot on the island, you want to come back over and over again. The grounds are so perfect with all the flowers in bloom. The view of the river where ever you are at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Barneveld, New York
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Medina, New York
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Boldt Castle 4-5 times. It's a great place to relax and walk around and view the sights. We learned a lot while we where there. A must stop if you've never been.

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Barneveld, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Once you set foot on the island, you want to come back over and over again. The grounds are so perfect with all the flowers in bloom. The view of the river where ever you are at the castle is so pretty you won't want to leave.a lot of couples say I do here and get married here.I think I... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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311 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Don't just explore Boldt Castle. Spend time exploring the island! It is breathtaking. You'll want to live here too!

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Watertown, New York
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202 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The first time I went out to this Island, I did so by Kayak. You can take a boat tour to the Island also, which I found to be very relaxing and informative. The tour guide on the boat was very knowledgeable. Either way, you will love the Island and the surrounding seaway. The island is manicured and contains several... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Cute island. Is home to the Boldt Castle. If you're not visiting the castle there's no point in visiting the island. In fact, I'm not even sure that you can get on the island without a Boldt Castle ticket. If you have a half an afternoon, the island and the castle are worth the trip.

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Thank Ellen K
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Located on the island is the famous boltd castle The landscape is a beauty and the gardens are designed in the shape of hearts which looks amazing

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Bloomington, Indiana
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great landscaping. The grounds are immaculate with heart shaped flower planters and beautiful plants everywhere. It's a lovely place to visit. Highly recommend it.

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Hopatcong, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Heart Island is the island where Boldt built a castle for his wife. It is a beautiful place to visit. Allow at least 2 or 3 hours to tour the island.

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Milton, Delaware
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58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Boldt Castle is amazing. You pay to do a self-guided tour of the house. Definitely see the movie shown in the home if you are on a self-guided tour. We added on the Yacht House option and another $10 per person for the audio tour option. We really enjoyed it the audio tour, I just wish it was made a... More 

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Thank Jim T
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful island, beautiful castle, beautiful but tragic love story. This was a beautiful tour but could be difficult for people that have a handicapp with walking. Grounds are beautifully landscaped.

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