Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
... Ste. Marie is also the home of the International 500 Snowmobile Race (commonly called the I-500), which takes place annually and draws participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and Canada. The race, which was inspired by the Indianapolis ...
... statue. Good food. We left in a driving rain, and I was already exhausted and SO ready to stop for the night, but we had a long way to go. I felt better after 3 cups of coffee and some poutine.
Today was not much of a sight-seeing day!
Tommorow, off to Luddinton, MI.
... It's moderately hilly and hugs the lake for a good stretch east of "the Soo", as the town is referred to be locals. While driving north, the road passes by what seems like a thousand small lakes, inlets, and rivers. There's also plenty of rock formations to the side of the road, and almost all of them have at least one inukshuk in view of the road. These started out as Inuit guideposts, but they seem to have been turned into a kind of "Jerry was ...
... Soo Locks. Lake Superior flows into the St Mary river and since the elevation is different there are rapids and a waterfall. In order to facilitate shipping they built locks. A ship going into Superior from one of the other lakes (via St Mary) goes into a lock. It is going from a lower elevation to a higher one. The gates on the Superior side (high side) are closed when the boat enters and then the ...
... staying, so we all drove off. I couldn't help but wonder about him as the day wore on: did he make it? Sometimes life takes courage when we aren't ready.
I arrived in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario around 7pm, as hoped. I was ready to stop, the pets were ready to stop, and the gas tank was down to a quarter. I realized that I could cross now, and save money on both the gas AND the hotel prices over on the US side... and so...
I entered Sault Ste ...
More great choices in Sault Sainte Marie
Search for more deals in Sault Sainte Marie
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations