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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..
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Rotary Park Paddle Adventures in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on August 14th, 2019
The scene is set, the paddle is in the water, and you are floating effortlessly. This is not a dream, this is your day of fun and adventure on the waters off Rotary Island Park! In Sault Ste. Marie, we really are incredibly fortunate to live on the beautiful St. Marys River. We are also extremely lucky to h… read more..

Clyde’s or the West Pier? Two Soo classics to pick from

Posted on August 6th, 2019
Ketchup or gravy on a pasty? Pan-fried or deep-fried Whitefish? A hamburger from Clyde’s Drive-In or one from the West Pier Drive-In? These are the questions that divide people in the Upper Peninsula, and have defined generations of residents and visitors to the Eastern Upper Peninsula. This is… read more..

A guide to local Sault Ste. Marie sips

Posted on July 19th, 2019
One does not have to hop far in Sault Ste. Marie to find a watering hole where you can enjoy a locally brewed blast of fresh flavors. Along Portage Avenue, a 21-and-over adult can find three made-in-Sault Ste. Marie breweries. In addition, a bevy of establishments can pour you a glass from some of the st… read more..
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Voyageur Island Kayak Adventure

Posted on July 10th, 2019
There is a hidden gem on the St. Marys River that takes you to a place where you will feel like you are on your own private island. You will have a front row seat to the passing freighters and have the chorus of birds as your soundtrack. The beauty of this retreat is that it is only a 30 minute kayak paddle from… read more..