Enjoy Clayton and the Beauty of the Thousand Islands
Lanz’s Motel, Cottages and Campground, located directly on the St. Lawrence River, is dedicated to making your stay in the Thousand Islands a memory you can share with family and friends for years to come.
Lanz’s is open from May 1 through mid-October. We have 20 motel units and 8 one, two, and three bedroom cottages. We offer group rates for bus tours. We also have a full hook-up campground, a boat launch and dockage. For your enjoyment there is an in-ground swimming pool, a playground, beach front bonfire pits and a sandy beach on the premises. We also provide a beach front picnic area with BBQ grills and a 70′ riverfront deck that offers panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River.
Clayton boasts many activities. Clayton is home to three museums, and opera house, two beautiful golf courses, a miniature golf course with bumper boats (across the road), two wineries, two distilleries and a brewery. Clayton Island Tours, located a half mile from Lanz’s, offers a two and a half hour two-nation narrated cruise of the islands with stop overs at Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Clayton Island Tours also offers a variety of additional tours and is available for private charters. Uncle Sam Boat Line also offers a two-nation narrated tour with stop overs at Boldt Castle on Heart Island or Singer Castle on Dark Island. A visit to these famous castles, which were featured on the Travel Channel, is a must for any visitor of the area. A trip across the Thousand Islands International Bridge into Canada is sure to bring pleasure to your vacation.
Leisure boats, fishing boats and wave runner rentals can be arranged in advance or you are welcome to bring your own watercraft or boat. Clayton and the St. Lawrence River is home to world-class fishing and was recently the host of the Bassmaster Elite Series that was featured on ESPN2. Bring your own fishing boat or enjoy a guided fishing trip. For the diving enthusiast, some of the best fresh water scuba diving in the world exists in the St. Lawrence River.
Whatever your pleasure may be, the friendly staff at Lanz’s would be happy to arrange reservations for you at any attraction, restaurant or boat rental facility.
The Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce along with the citizens of the Clayton community have been hard at work through the past several years in bringing many attractions and events to Clayton. A complete list of each year’s events can be found at the Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce website.