- City Guide - Gananoque
Gananoque welcomes you to the natural beauty of Ontario Canada's 1000 Islands! Gananoque has a population of 5, 209 and is 288 km east of Toronto, 272 km west of Montreal, 167 km south of Ottawa, and 16 km west of the 1000 Islands Bridge to the U.S.A. Designated as a World Heritage and National Geographic location, the St. Lawrence River and the surrounding area is a destination of choice for visitors from all over the globe.
Many activities await you in Gananoque – including fishing, boating, golf, historical landmarks, bike and walk trails, sightseeing and much more. Gananoque is the perfect place to escape and enjoy some quality "down-time”. The Thousand Islands Casino has also been a fixture in our area since 2002 – attracting people from all over.
Aside from attractions the Gananoque and 1000 Islands area is also a cultural treat. Our artists and artisans open their studios to both residents and visitors alike, and our events calendar offers something for everyone - all year round. Theatre lovers will appreciate the 1000 Islands Playhouse, which is one of the top theatres in all of Ontario. Residents and visitors also take time to appreciate Gananoque’s Museum, as well as fine dining restaurants - or shopping in our funky stores.