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7 Things that you might not know about Tahquamenon Falls

One of Michigan’s true treasures, Tahquamenon Falls, has captivated visitors for generations. Whether you’re visiting to see leaves changing colors, the gushing spring runoff or to witness a winter wonderland in January, Tahquamenon is a must-see attraction. With unbeatable sights… read more..

5 Things You Might Not Know about the Soo Locks

The 2020 Shipping Season is now underway and with the freighters running again we thought we would fill your head with some great facts about the Soo Locks.   1. The Soo Locks make their own electricity and sell the… read more..

Secrets of Ice Fishing in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Warm winters have curtailed many cold-weather pursuits in southern Michigan communities in recent years but 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… read more..

Sublime Summertime Birding in Sault Ste Marie

While many birders love the frenzy of bird migration activity in spring and fall, there is a unique opportunity to experience birds on their breeding grounds in June and July that shouldn’t be missed.  And many Michigan birders know that read more..

4 BEST Places to Watch the Fireworks

Fireworks are always an exciting spectacle, but there’s nothing worse than ending up miles (exaggeration) away from the action. The great thing about Sault Ste. Marie is you have two chances to get the perfect seat. Sault, Ontario celebrates Canada… read more..

Finding Freighters in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

The Soo Locks Visitor Center (SLVC) opens for the season on May 12, 2019, and will be open for our enjoyment from 9 am-9 pm until mid-October. You can call the SLVC hotline at 906-253-9290 for an estimated freighter schedule for boats… read more..