viewers looking at the large freighter in the soo locks on engineer day

Sault Ste. Marie

Come enjoy the tranquil experience of Sault Ste. Marie

Rooted between two Great Lakes, the Soo is the perfect getaway for adventurers and casual travelers alike. Travel to historic lighthouses, catch breathtaking sunsets along the St. Marys River or take off in your kayak on your own adventure to Voyageur Island. Take in the engineering marvel of the Soo Locks and watch as 1,000 ft. freighters are lifted from Lake Huron into Lake Superior. Or if you're looking to cool off and try your luck, visit Kewadin Casino for entertainment and leisure. Plan your trip to Sault Ste. Marie today.

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Warm weather brings Sault Ste. Marie to life in the summer! Longer days mean more time to explore all that the Soo has to offer both on land and on water. For those long summer days that turn into weekend getaways, be sure to check out Sault Ste. Marie’s top tier accommodations and dining options.  

The Soo Locks may be the most famous place in Sault Ste. Marie but be sure to uncover the gems that make up Sault Ste. Marie’s historic downtown. From locally owned restaurants to attractions including a retired freighter turned museum, the Soo has it all and all within a walkable Michigan Main Street downtown.

Ready to explore even more of Sault Ste. Marie? The St. Marys River serves as one of the premiere paddling destinations in all of Michigan. Grab your kayak or stand-up paddleboard and launch from Rotary Park. You can paddle alongside 1,000 foot freighters or find islands with dedicated trail systems only accessible by water! Whether relaxation or adventure is on your mind, plan your summer getaway to Sault Ste. Marie today!

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Paddle Through the Locks
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