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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..