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Top 3 Winter Events to Experience in the Soo

Posted on December 27th, 2017
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..
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Secrets of Ice Fishing in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on December 20th, 2017
Warm winters have curtailed many cold-weather pursuits in southern Michigan communities in recent years, but here in Sault Ste. Marie, we don’t have that problem. While the occasional warmer-than-normal winter causes ice to form a little later on area waterways, or sometimes delays snow cove… read more..

Light Up The Soo – A New Family Tradition in Sault Ste. Marie, MI!

Posted on December 12th, 2017
You’ve piled into the car and drove around looking at decorated homes, but now see them from 210 feet in the air! We invite you to start a new holiday tradition this year in Sault Ste. Marie with Light up the Soo.
The Tower of History opens for this special two-week event allowing visitors to trave… read more..

Sault Ste. Marie Michigan’s 350th Anniversary

Posted on December 6th, 2017
Sault Ste. Marie will be celebrating its 350th Anniversary in 2018, and we want you to join the party! The festivities start December 31, 2017, with the Family Fun on New Year’s Eve outdoor event in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Join us from noon-3pm for snowshoe racing, crafts, games, and of cour… read more..

Behind the Scenes Winter Work at the Soo Locks

Posted on November 29th, 2017
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. 2018 is not one of those years but we have rounded up some great photos from past years showing what happens.
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Indoor Fun for All Ages in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on November 21st, 2017
Winter in Sault Ste. Marie isn’t all sledding and fun. A few weeks out of the season it gets so cold even the locals don’t want to go outside. So what can you do in the Soo if you can’t play outside? Lots! When the windchill drops stay inside and climb the walls, literally! Scale the Lak… read more..

5 Reasons to Visit Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in the Winter

Posted on November 15th, 2017
Winter is on its way and it’s time to start planning a snowy adventure to the Upper Peninsula. Here are 5 reasons Sault Ste. Marie is your perfect starting point for winter fun!
  1. Make sure to bring your outdoor gear and make Sault Seal Recreation Area your first stop. Admission will
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The Meaning of Sault Sainte Marie

Posted on November 8th, 2017
What makes up a name? Many people rarely stop to think about the origins of names, whether they be the name of a street, a company, an animal, or a city. Sault Sainte Marie, one of the most unique names you’ll find in Michigan, has probably left you stumped a time or two. We are here to help you solve this m… read more..
Restaurant Week

Foodie Heaven in Sault Ste. Marie During Restaurant Week

Posted on October 31st, 2017
Quervo Gold Tequila Lime Chicken, Blue Cheese Risotto with Herb Crusted New York Medallion, or maybe North Carolina Short Rib Sliders… do we have your attention yet? Or have we at least piqued your taste buds? Eight of Sault Ste. Marie’s locally owned resta… read more..
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Do you know these Haunted Locations in Sault Ste. Marie?

Posted on October 25th, 2017
With Sault Ste. Marie being 350 years old in 2018 you have to wonder if the oldest city in Michigan has any ghosts in town. According to the Upper Peninsula Paranormal Research Society (UPPRS), the Soo has its fair share of ghosts in everyday establishments.  Soo Brewing Company/… read more..