La France Terrace Motel
Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
... was a good break, took the pic of the giant goose. We thought that maybe we would get an oil change at the Can. Tire but only one mechanic so we will get it tomorrow in Sault St. Marie, can you believe we have driven approx. 4800 k.
Took a side trip into Magpie falls and what a road but well worth the sight. Oh can you believe we ...
... the leutenant was originally from. Dave reckoned White River was fairly large, 15000 people maybe. All the town we had been driving through were averaging populations of 1500. I don't know where he got that figure from, but it was way off! It had a tiny population of 1000. There were no campgrounds that we could see. We stopped at the 1 place we could have dinner (another long day on the road, who can be bothered ...
... the maintenance guy threw down his tools and walked away. Finally, they somehow got fuel into the plane and off we went. We landed in what felt like -40 C weather but luckily our luggage arrived fairly quickly and we were on our way. We ended up giving a ride to someone I used to work with as her car, that had been parked at the airport for a week like ours, failed to start. Poor girl. No way we're we going to leave her stranded. We got home at 1:40 a.m. and ...
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