Sault Ste. Marie Things to Do

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  • 1. Soo Locks

    There are 5 of them and they were built in various stages and time frames. the Army Corp of Engineers maintain the locks and the area around them. There are 11,000 ships that come through the locks...

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  • 2. Tower of History

    This monument was built in by Catholic Bishops in 1968 in hopes of attracting more constituents to the congregation. It was intended to be a Shrine to the...

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  • 3. Main Street shopping and eating

    The street only goes for 3 blocks, and ends at the canal that serves the Edison Soo power plant at water edge near the bridge. Yes, they have souvenirs and...

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  • 4. Edison-Soo Hydroelectric Power Plant

    It is the longest plant in US powered by a canal channel that stems off from the locks area. It was constructed in 1902 in expectation to use the 21 foot drop...

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  • 5. Visitor Center Museum

    There is a very nice movie that lasts about 30 minutes describing the locks and history. They also have many exhibits and displays that describe the locks and...

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  • 6. Historic Sault Ste Marie

    Sault Ste Marie, founded in 1668, is the oldest city in Michigan and the third oldest city west of the Appalachian Mountains in the US (behind Santa Fe NM...

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  • 7. Side trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

    Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is an area of about 15 miles of colorful sandstone cliffs along the southern shore of Lake Superior. The park actually extends...

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  • 8. River History Museum

    This is a nice and free museum that takes maybe 15 minutes to walk through. It does display artifacts from ships and wrecks. Also a souvenir shop is inside to...

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  • 9. Holy St. Mary's Cathedral

    This church is from 1881, and was the mecca for worship for the Catholics that make up a large percentage of the residents here. It is next to the Tower of...

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