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Sault Ste. Marie Winter Fun

Top 3 Winter Events to Experience in the Soo

Posted on December 28th, 2016
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan knows how to have a good time when the temperature drops to freezing! Here are three winter events you should visit Sault Ste. Marie to experience first hand. 1. Downtown Winter Ice Festival is two days of ice carvings and free fun for everyone! The last… read more..

Behind the Scenes Winter Work at the Soo Locks

Posted on December 21st, 2016
Around January 15th the last freighter passes through the Soo Locks for the shipping season; then the real work begins! Every five years the locks have to be dewatered and inspected. 2017 is not one of those years but we have rounded up some great  photos from past years showing what happe… read more..

11 Gift Ideas Made in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Posted on December 14th, 2016
Need ideas for the perfect gift? Look no further than Sault Ste. Marie! Unique and locally made these gifts will be perfect for any occasion.
With over a hundred artists and thousands of handcrafted items, you could do years worth of gift giving all at Island Books & Crafts.
-Warm mittens made fro… read more..

4 Things to do at the Ice Arenas in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on December 7th, 2016
With five ice rinks for 14,500 residence, Sault Ste Marie is the place to be for skating! Here are four things you can do at the ice arena to help whittle away the winter. Take in a Hockey Game! With so much ice in the Soo there’s always a chance for you to catch a game. Check out the game schedules… read more..