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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.
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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..

10 reasons to visit Sault Ste. Marie in 2020!

Posted on December 31st, 2019
There are at least 1,000 reasons to visit the Sault Ste. Marie area, but here are 10 great things you shouldn’t miss in 2020! 1. Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s North American Bass Challenge This tournament is one catch fishermen won’t want to get away in Summer 2020. The North America… read more..
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Ride Off-Road Vehicles in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on December 24th, 2019
There is good news available for off-road vehicle enthusiasts in Sault Ste. Marie! The City of Sault Ste. Marie has recently passed an ordinance allowing the use of these recreational vehicles within city limits. This long-awaited change has churned up a lot of excitement among riders, both local… read more..

Cherishing Christmas Memories in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on December 24th, 2019
Whether it’s carolers going door to door spreading joy, horse-drawn carriage rides downtown to go shopping or gazing at one of the city’s many Christmas trees over the years, Sault Ste. Marie has been home to many holiday memories. Just as the city cherishes its history, it has also made sure thi… read more..
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5 Ways to find fun at the Sault Seal Recreation Area

Posted on December 17th, 2019
We are well into the winter season in Sault Ste. Marie, and you know what that means…the Sault Seal Recreation Area is opening soon! A popular place for all ages, you will often find entire families having the time of their lives enjoying the recreation area in at least one of these five ways. The… read more..
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5 Books by Local Authors to Read this Winter

Posted on December 16th, 2019
On Jan. 1, 2020, Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, will announce the 45th Banished Words List – a collection of misused, over-used, and useless words that offend the literary senses. More than a gimmick, the annual list reflects the well-earned literary spunk of this… read more..

Celebrate Christmas Open House in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on December 10th, 2019
The fun doesn’t stop in downtown Sault Ste. Marie this holiday season. Make sure to head downtown Saturday, December 14th for the Christmas Open House! Celebrate the season with activities for the whole family. The open house is also the perfect time to check out some downtown shops and attra… read more..
ice fishing

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..
Parade of Lights

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..