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Sault Ste. Marie
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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie is a city located in the U.S. state of Michigan, on the St. Marys River. It is the county seat of Chippewa County and is situated on the northern end of the Upper Peninsula. The city is known for its beautiful views of the St. Marys River and the surrounding area.

Sault Ste. Marie has a population of around 14,000 people, and is the third-largest city in the Upper Peninsula. The city has a rich history, with archaeological evidence showing that the area was inhabited by Native Americans as early as 8,000 years ago.

The city is also known for its strategic importance in the Great Lakes region. In 1668, the French explorer, Father Jacques Marquette, established a mission in the area and the city became a major trading post. During the War of 1812, the city was a major site of the Battle of Mackinac Island.

In the 19th century, the city became an important port for shipping and trade. The city was also the site of the first international bridge between Canada and the United States, which was completed in 1855.

Today, Sault Ste. Marie has become a popular tourist destination, with its numerous attractions and activities. It is home to the Soo Locks, which allow ships to navigate the 21-foot drop from Lake Superior to Lake Huron. The city also hosts the annual International 500 snowmobile race, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

Sault Ste. Marie is a vibrant city with a rich history and a beautiful natural setting. It is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a unique experience in the Great Lakes region.

Excursion tips for a day in Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie in the USA offers a variety of activities for tourists to enjoy during the day. Here are some of the top activities to explore:

1. Visit the Soo Locks Boat Tours and take a tour of the Great Lakes.

2. Spend the day at the Pullar Stadium, a historic outdoor hockey arena.

3. Explore the many hiking trails at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

4. Visit the Museum Ship Valley Camp and learn about the history of the Great Lakes.

5. Take a stroll along the waterfront of the St. Marys River.

6. Visit the Tower of History and learn about the city’s history.

7. Spend the day at the Sault Seal Recreation Area and enjoy a variety of recreational activities.

8. Take a tour of the historic downtown area and explore the many shops and restaurants.

9. Visit the Ermatinger Old Stone House Museum and learn about the city’s past.

10. Enjoy a day at the Kewadin Casino and try your luck at the slots and tables.

Experience Sault Ste. Marie with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Sault Ste. Marie. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie in the USA experiences a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. In spring, temperatures range from cool to mild with frequent rain showers. Summer temperatures are warm with occasional hot days and the occasional thunderstorm. Fall brings cooler temperatures, with leaves changing colour and the occasional snowfall. Winter is cold, with temperatures averaging between -10°C and -20°C and frequent snowfall. Overall, the climate in Sault Ste. Marie is varied and unpredictable, allowing for a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Sault Ste. Marie

Our weather forecast for Sault Ste. Marie helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 23.9 °C
min: 11.7 °C
18.4 m/s
25.9 m/s
7.2 %
16.3 m
70.6 %
1,022 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.8 °C
min: 12.3 °C
11.2 m/s
14.8 m/s
12.8 %
14.8 m
68.7 %
1,021 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 27.8 °C
min: 15 °C
18.7 m/s
27.4 m/s
13.0 %
19.6 m
69.0 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 16.2 °C
17.3 m/s
25.6 m/s
25.0 %
23.8 m
72.1 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 19.2 °C
17.3 m/s
24.8 m/s
52.2 %
14.3 m
79.0 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 26.4 °C
min: 20.1 °C
15.8 m/s
21.6 m/s
57.3 %
9.6 m
83.5 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 17.9 °C
13.0 m/s
18.4 m/s
28.4 %
3.3 m
77.5 %
1,008 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 18 °C
11.5 m/s
25.6 m/s
37.3 %
16.4 m
81.6 %
1,012 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 23.7 °C
min: 17.5 °C
10.8 m/s
19.8 m/s
92.4 %
21.0 m
89.0 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 17.7 °C
14.4 m/s
35.3 m/s
90.7 %
24.1 m
80.0 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 17.2 °C
14.8 m/s
24.8 m/s
30.8 %
24.1 m
75.6 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 18.5 °C
10.1 m/s
15.8 m/s
17.6 %
24.1 m
69.1 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 17.6 °C
16.2 m/s
19.1 m/s
28.1 %
23.9 m
78.0 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 25.4 °C
min: 20.3 °C
14.8 m/s
26.6 m/s
49.5 %
17.0 m
85.0 %
1,017 hPa

Cruises to Sault Ste. Marie

Would you like to travel to Sault Ste. Marie on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Sault Ste. Marie.

Scheduled ship calls in Sault Ste. Marie, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 10:30 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 2nd 2024 Wednesday, 2nd of Oct. 2024 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 LE CHAMPLAIN 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2024 Tuesday, 15th of Oct. 2024 LE BELLOT 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 22nd 2025 Monday, 22nd of Sep. 2025 LE CHAMPLAIN 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 2nd 2025 Thursday, 2nd of Oct. 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 5th 2025 Sunday, 5th of Oct. 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Oct. 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 5th 2026 Monday, 5th of Oct. 2026 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 9th 2026 Friday, 9th of Oct. 2026 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am

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