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Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
Well we left Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie (pronounced as Sue Saint Mawree). It means Mary's Rapids. The drive was spectacular - Lake Superior is so beautiful (and so big). Today we got sun for the first time on our trip. It felt so good and we just had a great time even though Monique has come down with a cold and I'm still getting over ...
What weather! 80's and sunny. A good day for Charlie's deck shower. A clean dog makes a happy couple who share a small cabin with it.
It was also a good day for some Sault sightseeing. Camille's father was born here in 1908 so we went on Ancestry.com to find out where he lived then. We found the address and as it tuns out the house he lived in is there and only a 2 blocks from ...
We were able to get ready to depart the Coach Inn in Tobermory a little more leisurely than most beginnings on this trip--but it was raining, really raining. There were large puddles to navigate getting the bags in the car. We got to the ferry queue about 1 hour and 20 minutes before departure time; the minimum is an hour. There were already several cars and RV's in the line-up.
There isn't much to see or do once in ...
... are four locks on the US side that are operational and one on the Canadian side that is apparently not working. The ships are not charged anything for going through the locks. Can't make any money that way! Maybe that's why the Canadian lock isn't operating....
We went back to the motorhome to find that our sweet little dog had ripped out the screen in the window we thoughtfully left open for ...
... drive up to Alpena at the head of Thunder Bay to find breakfast. The place is a ghost town on Labor Day morning. A few blocks away from the harbor we find a pizza place open for breakfast....ahhh, upper Michigan. The restaurant was filled with stuffed dead animals and fish, bears, sheep, muskies, elk, deer, marten, etc., etc. After ordering we asked the waitress about the displays, she said that the owner ...
Other places to stay in Sault Sainte Marie
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