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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..

The Joys of a Sault Ste Marie Downtown Shopping Experience

Posted on July 3rd, 2019
Sault Ste Marie has so much to offer in terms of outdoor activities and history, but did you know that downtown Sault Ste Marie also has awesome local shops, boutiques, and eateries? To say that there is something for everyone is an understatement. The downtown shopping experience is especially uni… read more..
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“Hometown Heroes” honored in downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on May 24th, 2019
Blowing in the cool spring breeze, 140 banners saluting Sault Ste. Marie’s veterans are now on display along downtown street poles thanks to the “History of Hometown Heroes” banner project. The project was originally pitched as a fundraiser for the Chippewa County Community Foundation (C… read more..

Looking Back at the History of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on April 1st, 2019
Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan and one of the oldest cities in the United States. Let us take a quick trip back in time to learn a little more about this historic place. Many thanks to Bernie Arbic and his book City of the Rapids for collecting and sharing our history. Also thread more..

The Meaning of Sault Sainte Marie

Posted on October 17th, 2018
What makes up a name? Many people rarely stop to think about the origins of names, whether they be the name of a street, a company, an animal, or a city. Sault Sainte Marie, one of the most unique names you’ll find in Michigan, has probably left you stumped a time or two. We are here to help you solve this m… 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..
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St. Marys River Fishing Experience

Posted on May 24th, 2017
Lake Preview video | Great Lakes Fisherman’s Digest Episode video Thank you to guest blogger Dan Johnson for this fantastic fishing information.  The scenic St. Marys River offers something for nearly every fisherman in all months of the year, but the spring and summe… read more..
Sault Ste. Marie Vacation Team

Your Sault Ste. Marie Vacation Team is Ready!

Posted on April 25th, 2017
Do you know the best place for a Pasty or which hotels are pet-friendly in Sault Ste. Marie? Maybe not, but this team does! The staff of the Sault Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has all the answers, or can find them, to help you plan your next trip to the Soo. Soo Locks Observation Deck Scouring the i… read more..