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The Parker ACE Hardware Parade of Lights to illuminate Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 27th, 2019
One of the brightest evenings of the year is set to kick off the holiday season in Sault Ste. Marie, with the return of the annual Parker ACE Hardware Parade of Lights Christmas procession Friday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie. For over 20 years now, the Parade of Lights has helped usher… read more..
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Enjoy a Northern City’s Winter in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 25th, 2019
Are you looking for a magical time in the far north? Come and experience winter in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan! Yes! Hear me out. It may be cold – bitter even – but with the right layers and boots, plus a strong Northern attitude of “there is no bad weather only bad clothing,” you will do fine. You mread more..

Small Business Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie!

Posted on November 20th, 2019
This holiday season, make gift-giving a memorable affair by choosing gifts for your loved ones that are personable and found at the locally owned businesses in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. These one-of-a-kind gifts will be cherished for years to come, and you will forever be known as the most thought… read more..
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Make Sault Ste. Marie your hunting base camp

Posted on November 18th, 2019
Sault Ste. Marie is a perfect place to establish a base camp for any Upper Peninsula hunting excursion. In addition to hunting for the usual suspects, including deer, bear, waterfowl and small game, as well as an increasing population of turkeys, the Sault area offers an opportunity that is not foun… read more..
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6 All-Season Historic Sites to Visit in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 5th, 2019
The city of Sault Ste. Marie was established in 1668 by Jesuit missionaries and since then has become a destination filled with historical significance. As the weather begins to cool, the trees shed their leaves and snow begins to fall, take a trip to Sault Ste. Marie to discover the stories that lie w… read more..

Lake Superior’s history on display at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Posted on October 23rd, 2019
Lake Superior is known for its unimaginable amount of fresh water, beautiful coast line spanning across three states and a Canadian province, and a wicked temper only rivaled by the lake’s own vast expanse. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum offers reflection and education on the “Big Lake’s… read more..

Are there haunted locations in Sault Ste. Marie?

Posted on October 9th, 2019
Having over 350 years of history is a badge of honor and nothing to make light of for the folks of Sault Ste. Marie. But with such a storied past, there is bound to be something dark… For 20 years now the Upper Peninsula Research Society (UPPRS [pronounced Yoopers]) has been investigating things that… read more..

Making Fall Memories at Point Iroquois Lighthouse

Posted on October 2nd, 2019
You don’t need a time machine to experience the past when you can visit the Point Iroquois Lighthouse in Brimley. Located just twenty minutes west of Sault Ste. Marie, this historical site gives each visitor a unique view into the bygone era of lighthouse keeping and the hands-on experience o… read more..

7 Things that you might not know about Tahquamenon Falls

Posted on September 3rd, 2019
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 Ways to Enjoy a Day at Sherman Park in Sault Ste. Marie!

Posted on August 28th, 2019
With the weekend ahead, take advantage of  beautiful Sherman Park in Sault Ste. Marie! Sherman Park is the perfect location for a family to spend some quality time together! And with this adventure less than ten minutes from downtown Sault Ste. Marie, it is a fantastic option for a day of family… read more..