two women sitting on a bench by the river watching a freighter pass by
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie

Come and experience a safe, fun and breathtaking summer in Sault Ste. Marie.
Situated between two Great Lakes, the Soo is the perfect getaway for adventurers and casual travelers alike. Take in the engineering marvel of the Soo Locks and watch as 1,000 ft. freighters are lifted from Lake Huron into Lake Superior. 
Travel to historic lighthouses, catch breathtaking sunsets along the St. Marys River or take off in your kayak for your own adventure to Voyageur Island. Or if you're looking to cool off and try your luck, Kewadin Casino continues to operate a healthy, safe environment for entertainment and leisure. Plan your trip to Sault Ste. Marie today.
Paddle Through the Locks
Join Nick and Andy of Michigan Playground as they check off the ultimate Sault Ste. Marie summer bucket list item: paddleboarding through the Soo Locks.
Soo Locks
For over 150 years this piece of engineering excellence has helped make Sault Ste. Marie a bustling city thanks to the shipping industry. Explore the Soo Locks and see mammoth freighters up close. This attraction is fun for all ages and all imaginations.
freighter at the locks - sunny day
Rotary Paddle Park
It's easier than ever to launch your kayak or floating device of choice into the St. Marys River at Rotary Park. Check out the guys from MIPlayground exploring the river near Rotary Park.
Tahquamenon Falls
Few things in the whole state of Michigan are as amazing as the Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Get up close to the "Root Beer Falls" and experience one of the most voluminous waterfalls this side of the Mississippi.
the falls are of golden copper and brown colors
Shallow Water Shipwreck
There is adventure to be found anywhere you go in Sault Ste. Marie whether by land or by sea. The guys from MIPlayground made the most of a paddle around Pendill's Creek by exploring a shallow water shipwreck.
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