Travel Blogs from Alexandria Bay
We enjoyed the mooring (actually at a dock next to the locks, but Canadian's call it a mooring) at Davis Locks so much we decided to stay Saturday night. The locks and marina's can be busy on the weekends and since we had a prime location at the end of the dock, we stayed and kayaked, swam, and watched the lock operations through the warm ...
... br> Kingston was an important Great Lakes naval base and there was a major dockyard across the other side of the bay from the fort - which wasn't the only fortification that defended the harbour and town, merely the main one.
The Canadian Royal Military College is also in Kingston, today, alongside the fort, but looks like a nondescript collection of random buildings from different time periods, though some are older than RMC Duntroon, of ...
... of Quebec, which I didn't drive into, the highway diverged from the river and was no longer so scenic. I made a navigational error as I neared Montreal (which I really feared - the GPS didn't work in Canada and all signs were in French) and I spent a long time on back roads until I worked out where I was. I had to turn at these lights, actually:
Then I was able to get onto the Interstate to take me ...
... at any of the Parks Canada docks. Parks Canada is similar to our national parks, I think. They are usually fairly rustic with no water or electric.
Tomorrow we plan to leave early and arrive in Kingston by noon or so to spend the day. We’ve heard from several cruisers that Kingston is a very beautiful and historic city with lots to see and do. We should also have wifi there to catch you up on our ...
... week, we needed to find a play to sleep for a few extra nights. Joanne found a place on the Internet that was called Orange Creek Inn.
Since we now had places to stay, we immediately booked our flight out of Ottawa.
TripAdvisor Reviews Bridgeview Motel Alexandria Bay
Other places to stay in Alexandria Bay
2 Crossmon Street Ext, Alexandria Bay | Motelfrom $63
- Loved the Otter Creek
- A Peaceful Inn
- Mature adult who follows the rules and loved the stay!!!
Route 12, Alexandria Bay | Motelfrom $48
6 Market St, Alexandria Bay | Motelfrom $60
116 Church Street, Alexandria Bay | Motelfrom $49