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Walking in a Winged Winter Wonderland in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Posted on October 17th, 2017
Sault Ste. Marie is the premier winter birding destination in all of Michigan, and one of the best US winter birding locales east of the Mississippi. The fields, forest, and water around Sault Ste. Marie attracts a wide variety of winter specialties that can’t be found any further south. Th… read more..

Fall is on its way in Sault Ste. Marie!

Posted on September 20th, 2017
Fall is having a slow start this year with the fluctuating temperatures and an almost procrastinating Mother Nature. We have some great fall colors from past years to inspire you to travel north and see the colors for yourself. Sault Ste. Marie residents have been capturing photos of the fall colors… read more..
Sault International Festival of Races
Hon James L Oberstar

WINNERS for the Freighter Raffle

Posted on September 5th, 2017
WINNERS for the Freighter Raffle 2017 Julie H. of Fort Wayne IN and three guests will take their trip with Interlake during the summer of 2018 Bob O. of Traverse City MI will overnight at Whitefish Point Lighthouse Matthew B. of Lansing MI will enjoy an overnight stay at Ramada Plaza Ojibway Hot… read more..

A Young Adult’s Guide to Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on August 29th, 2017
Young adults love Sault Ste. Marie because there is so much to do within walking distance of the downtown. Seth Harris (26 years old) is here to tell you why the Soo is a great place for young folks looking to get away in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula! 

We start our adventure wit… read more..
Sault International Festival of Races

Lace Up for the Sault International Festival of Races

Posted on August 22nd, 2017
Are you ready for amazing views and miles of great scenery?
The 8th Annual War Memorial Hospital Sault International Festival of Races kicks off Saturday, September 23rd with a half-marathon across the International Bridge, and no passport is required! The half-marathon and the 7.1 mile B… read more..
Sandhill Cranes

Birds of a Feather Flock to Sault Ste. Marie this Fall

Posted on August 16th, 2017
Written by guest blogger Elliot Nelson Sea Grant Extension Educator, Eastern Upper Peninsula at Lake Superior State University As the air turns crisp and the leaves change, a large variety of bird species descend across the area. A large number of waterfowl migrate through our area making for exce… read more..
Downtown Days Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Fun for Everyone at Downtown Days in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on July 26th, 2017
Has your summer been passing you by at warp speed? Don’t let summer disappear without a trip to Sault Ste. Marie’s Downtown Days!
Walk along Ashmun Street for outdoor vendors, festival food, and activities for youngsters on August 4&5.
With over 40 vendors and local downto… read more..
Rendezvous in the Sault

Bring History to Life in Sault Ste. Marie , Michigan

Posted on July 18th, 2017
Step back in time and experience Sault Ste. Marie as the first Europeans make camp July 29 & 30. Rendezvous in the Sault sets up for a weekend of living history as the Civilian and Military re-enactors depict life in the 17th & 18th Century.
Be on the front lines as the Briti… read more..
St Marys River

Paddle the Waters of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on July 12th, 2017
Please welcome Tom Pink as this week’s guest blogger!  Before I moved to Sault Ste. Marie, my paddling time was limited to the many hours my brother and I spent rowing a fishing boat when we were kids. We preferred the boat to a canoe. Kayaks were few and far between, back then.
It wasn’t un… read more..