La France Terrace Motel
Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
... about an hour and a half. Needless to say we got a little wet. We stopped at a rest area when the rain stopped and straightened things out, changed clothes cause it was cool and chilled. Driving in the rain, top up and with luggage on the back is not as much fun as top down driving. It has been about 38 years since last I visited the Soo. I wanted to take a picture ...
Left Pine Lake at 9:30, got gas at Extra Foods in Marathon, this seems a little dumb to be telling you this but on the main Hwy it is 131.9 and in town it was 111.9. So sometimes one must venture off the main road and explore to get the best deals.
The road to Sault St. Marie was very hilly and with the fog there was not a lot to ...
AFter the amethyst mine in Thunder Bay, we continued on to White River, the home of Winnie the Pooh. On the way there, we saw our own bear, a young black bear just ambling down the side of the road. Our first bear sighting, we were beyond excited!! I gave the story about Pooh bear in my post about Winnipeg, but to recap the bear was purchased in White River then given to the London zoo. He was named Winnie after ...
This campground on the shore of the St Mary River is pretty quiet except for the boat whistle that seems to go off periodically all day and night. When we first heard it we thought a ship was coming but it seems to be originating somewhere on shore. Not as bad as the train whistles we have had in the past but still disturbs our sleep a little bit.
We got up and had a nice breakfast and booked ...
... way over to the southwest side of the island to the intriguingly named Misery Bay. Why I wanted to go there, i wasn't sure, but I trusted it would be as special as the rest of this trip. The drive out was marked by dramatic changes in the landscape: very flat, scrub grasses spotted with cows; full on forested areas; rolling hills with rocky outcroppings; lakes coming up right to the highway on either side; ups and downs; curves and straight ahead road... I enjoyed it all. ...
Other places to stay in Sault Sainte Marie
1171 Riverview Way, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star motelfrom $96
4281 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $172
1200 Ashmun Street, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $64
327 West Portage Avenue, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $56
3901 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $33
3525 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 1 star motelfrom $61