Located in Sault Ste. Marie, marvel at one of engineering’s greatest feats as giant ships from around the world make their way through one of the world’s busiest ports. Joining Lake Huron and Lake Superior, ships rise and fall 21 feet to continue their journey.
Sault Ste. Marie one of the most popular vacation destination in Michigan's Upper Peninsula for some very good reasons, well above the 45th parallel, we find Sault Ste. Marie --the Soo-- a part of the world that remains uncomplicated and unspoiled, a land of majestic wilderness and breathtaking shorelines. Escape the mundane micro-managed routine of everyday life to the land where it all began--Sault Ste. Marie..
Marvel at the world-famous Soo Locks, the busiest locks in the world--a unique experience that cannot be seen anywhere else in the United States. Explore the haunting world of shipwrecks, including the famous Edmund Fitzgerald. Stand beside the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Tahquamenon Falls. Finish the day under the shimming splendor of the Northern Lights, so close you'll reach out to touch them.
It's all here, in Michigan's first City--Sault Ste. Marie--your gateway back to everything that matters.
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The Sault Ste. Marie area provides plenty of summer fun, making the eastern U.P. a not-to-be-missed destination.
Ride through the Soo Locks alongside a freighter, stroll the riverfront; or try your luck at Kewadin Casino. There is plenty of adventure and relaxation on this to-do list.
Stay in beautiful, historic Sault Ste Marie. Walk along the "Soo Locks Park", watch the freighters and relax at one of our local lodging establishments.Check out our "Book A Room" feature.
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