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Secrets of Ice Fishing in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on December 3rd, 2019
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 sometimes delays snow cover, you… read more..

Historical Cemeteries of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on October 16th, 2019
As the days grow shorter and the darkness closes in earlier and earlier, it is easy for our minds to wander toward spooky thoughts and locations. The crisp October breeze makes the hairs on your arms stand, and the thought of the departed, who didn’t get the fond farewell that they deserve, make… 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..

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..

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..
Voyageur Island

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..
Soo Cycles

E-bike rentals now available in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on June 12th, 2019
Tired of walking? Wishing you had your bike with you downtown? Don’t want to pedal up hills? Fear not. Soo Cycles is here for you with an array of electronic-bicycles available for rent. Located in the heart of Downtown Sault Ste. Marie across the street from the Soo Locks Park entrance on West P… read more..
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Finding Fall Foliage in the Sault Ste. Marie Area

Posted on August 17th, 2018
Fall colors are only in the Eastern Upper Peninsula for a brief part of the year, but they create sights you’ll be delighted with for years to come thanks to a smattering of harvest season hues. *All of these photos are from past years.* Once you’re north of the Mackinac Bridge, you can’t go wrong… read more..
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Best Motorcycle Ride West of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on August 1st, 2018
Please welcome guest blogger John Naccarato! John is an avid motorcycle rider and has provided us with some of the best riding in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula (U.P.).
If you’re passionate about great rides and you haven’t ridden the Upper Peninsula yet, I persona… read more..