The US Sault Locks upstream (with International Bridge) This section gives you all of the travel information for Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (the "Sault") and Sault Ste Marie, Michigan (the "Soo"), including city and area tourist attractions (on both sides of the border), hotels and accommodations, city maps, as well as getaway travel from Sault Ste. Marie.

The Sault Locks are a big part of the attraction in Sault Ste Marie, with the American Locks used for the large Great Lakes ships, and the Canadian Locks used for recreational boats, as well as a National Historical Site.

Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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Sault Ste Marie Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Sault Ste Marie area:

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view listing for Searchmont ResortAccommodationSearchmont Resort

Non-profit facility boasting highest vertical and best terrain in mid west. Starting 2011/12 season, kids ten and under ski/ride FREE. Next to TOPS trail. Off-season accommodations are launch pad to great fishing, ATV'g, exploring.

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view listing for Comfort InnAccommodationComfort Inn

86 units, with direct acces to groomed snowmobile trails, trailer parking. Free casino shuttle, in-room coffee & continental breakfast. Some jacuzzi suites with fridge & microwave.

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view listing for King Bethune Guest House SpaAccommodationKing Bethune Guest House Spa

KING BETHUNE HOUSE, Spa & Guest House opened as a European style guesthouse in 1992 and has been lovingly restored with ensuite baths in two keyed guest rooms and one spa suite.

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view listing for Comfort Inn - Sault Ste. MarieAccommodationComfort Inn - Sault Ste. Marie

On Trans-Canada Highway. with 82 airconditioned rooms. located very conveniently near several well-known schools on the US side of the border, such as Sault College of Applied Arts & Technology, Lake Superior State University, and others.

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view listing for Askwith's Lockview MotelAccommodationAskwith's Lockview Motel

47 units recently renovated, located directly across from locks, with adjoining retaurant. Continental breafast included.

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Sault Ste Marie Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Canadian Bushplane Heritage CentreAttractionCanadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

Visit our 64,000 square foot hangar with over 30 interactive and hands-on aircraft exhibits, including two theatres, a Flight Simulator, and much more! Volunteer-driven, we are dedicated to preserving the history of bushflying & forestry in Canada.

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view listing for Sylvan Circle an Artist and Artisan TourAttractionSylvan Circle an Artist and Artisan Tour

The Sylvan Circle Tour artists invite you to spend a glorious fall day exploring the diverse artistry of our region. We welcome visitors to discover what it means for artists and artisans to live and work in their communities. Admission: FREE

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view listing for Sault Golf ClubAttractionSault Golf Club

This course offers a variety of different holes to make each round challenging. It is known for being the best in northern Ontario. A creek and several ponds come into play on five of the eighteen holes. The signature hole, number 17, is a

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view listing for Kincheloe Memorial Golf CourseAttractionKincheloe Memorial Golf Course

Referred to as one of Michigan's finest short courses, at retired Kincheloe Air Force Base. Many rolling sand hills and mature hardwood, make for a challenging and scenic course.

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view listing for Huron Pines Golf ClubAttractionHuron Pines Golf Club

This golf course is located in northern Ontario, a short drive from Sault Ste Marie

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Desbarats Service Centre (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceDesbarats Service Centre (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for Wawa Print & Litho Inc (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceWawa Print & Litho Inc (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for National Car and Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for Budget Car And Truck RentalTravel ServiceBudget Car And Truck Rental

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for R & J Variety (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceR & J Variety (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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Sault Ste Marie Intown Attractions

Sault Ste Marie Lock Tours on the waterfront

There is lots to see and do around Sault Ste Marie, both on the Ontario side and the Michigan side of the St Mary's River. Take a tour of the city's shoreline, either from land or by boat. You can visit a museums, lots of parks and waterfront greenspace, and activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.


Nearby Towns & Attractions

Hilton Beach Marina with Sailboats, on St Josephs Island

There are a lot of attractions in the countryside around Sault Ste Marie. You can head north on the Transportation-Canada Highway (or take the train!) and visit the scenic Agawa Canyon in Lake Superior Provincial Park, a favourite of the Group of Seven artists. Or you can head south into Michigan; and explore its Upper Peninsula, nestled between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. Or you can head east to enjoy pretty St Joseph's Island (shown) or even futher east along the North Channel of Lake Huron to Manitoulin Island.


Sault Ste Marie Accommodation

Punta Cana beach in Domenican Republic

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.


Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway. To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world. Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".


Travel Feature

For those travelling between Canada & the US, those entering (or re-entering) the U.S.A. BY AIR are required to present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document. As of January 31, 2008, these rules include those entering the USA BY LAND OR SEA.

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