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3 Things to Look Forward to this Summer in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on March 30th, 2020
Spring is here which means summer is right around the corner! We know you are probably restless at home and ready to enjoy the warm summer weather, so we have compiled a list of three things to look forward to this summer in Sault Ste. Marie. Explore Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
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Restaurant options available in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on March 30th, 2020
Are restaurants still open in the Soo? Yes! Despite not being able to dine-in at your favorite spots to eat, numerous restaurants are offering take-out, curbside, and delivery.
Day-to-day life may seem a bit unconventional, to say the least, while the city, state and federal government handles th… read more..
Freighter at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie MI

5 Things You Might Not Know about the Soo Locks

Posted on March 17th, 2020
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 excess to the local power utility (they only use about 5% of what they make). There h… read more..

3 Ways to Find Freighters in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on March 3rd, 2020
It’s March, which means that the excitement of spring is in the air, but in Sault Ste. Marie, there is another day people are feverously waiting for – March 25. Once the clock strikes midnight and it officially becomes the 25th, the Soo Locks open for the 2020 shipping season! One of the most freque… read more..

Walking in a Winged Winter Wonderland in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on February 27th, 2020
Sault Ste. Marie is the premier winter birding destination in all of Michigan, and one of the best American 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 so… read more..

3 Must See Silent Sports Trails Around Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on February 26th, 2020
In Sault Ste. Marie, winter is embraced with open arms and a sense of adventure! The best way to experience the beautiful woods and wildlife in the Eastern Upper Peninsula is to strap on some snowshoes or step into your cross-country skis and hit the trails! Lucky for us, there are three awesome trails… read more..

TripAdvisor Ranks the Top 5 Places to Eat in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on February 17th, 2020
Each year over 500,000 tourists make their way to the Soo Locks to visit one of the country’s most vital pieces of infrastructure. With a vast offering of lodging options, it’s easy and affordable to find a place to stay. But what about a place to eat? Using rankings from our friends at TripAdvisor… read more..

4 Ice Rinks you can’t miss in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on February 11th, 2020
When you’re known as the “Original Hockey Town, USA,” you’re bound to have a handful of ice rinks that have played host to entertainment for decades. From hockey to figure skating to free-skating, Sault Ste. Marie has an ice rink for everyone. In all, the Soo boasts five rinks. Two are owned b… read more..

Start your snowmobiling adventure in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on January 9th, 2020
One thing is for sure, Sault Ste. Marie is the snowmobile hub of the Eastern Upper Peninsula. With hundreds of miles of groomed trails surrounding the Soo and an average snowfall over 120 inches a year, it is the perfect home base for your up north snowmobiling adventures this winter.
The trails wi… read more..

Behind the Scenes Look at Soo Locks Winter Maintenance

Posted on January 8th, 2020
It’s hard to believe, but January 15 is right around the corner meaning, the Soo Locks will be closing for its annual winter maintenance. While the locks may lay dormant, workers will be hard at work making sure the vital pieces of infrastructure are ready to open in early spring on March 25. One… read more..
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