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8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site

August 17, 2021 By Cory St. Pierre

The Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site is located on the edge of the rapids in the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The canal itself is a man-made waterway that passes between the city and Whitefish Island, joining Lake Huron and Lake Superior in the Great Lakes shipping channel. The Sault Ste. Marie […]


Big Adventures Await in Little Rapids

August 9, 2021 By Cory St. Pierre

Located in the Municipality of Huron Shores, the small community of Little Rapids is only a short 5km/3.1mi drive North of the town of Thessalon. But don’t let the size fool you, the community is full of history and is the perfect place to take a day trip and explore. Speaking of history, if perusing […]


The Rock Candy Mountain Trail

February 12, 2021 By Cory St. Pierre

Algoma Country never ceases to amaze during the fall season! The region offers several opportunities for refreshing and colourful hikes that will allow you to de-stress and explore nature. Although there are several trails to choose from, the Rock Candy Mountain Trail should be at the top of your fall hiking list! Located approximately 35km/21mi […]


Hiking the Sand River Trail in Lake Superior Provincial Park

October 2, 2020 By Cory St. Pierre

Hiking has always been a passion of mine and Lake Superior Provincial Park has no shortage of trails to explore. Whether it’s hiking to a scenic lookout or exploring along the mighty Lake Superior coast, there is always something new to discover. Luckily I am fortunate enough to live close by in Sault Ste. Marie […]


The Orphan Lake Trail

September 24, 2020 By Cory St. Pierre

As the air starts to cool and the leaves begin the much anticipated transition from their many hues of green to a brighter amber, crimson and auburn, it’s time to hit the trails! From birding and fishing to canoeing and kayaking, Lake Superior Provincial Park has you covered for several day trip opportunities. Additionally, the […]


A Hike to Gargantua Harbour in Lake Superior Park

June 22, 2020 By Cory St. Pierre

Picture growing up in a metropolitan city with over 500,000 people, cars and subways, towering skyscrapers, and the noise to match it all. Now picture growing up in a rural community with less than 100,000 people, animals on your doorstep, sounds of crashing waves from nearby lakes, and ample space to explore. Being raised in […]


Poutine Feast in Sault Ste. Marie

June 28, 2019 By Cory St. Pierre

Let’s be honest, nothing beats the Classic Canadian Poutine. Fresh Hand Cut French Fries, Gravy and Cheese Curds. It’s a match made in comfort food heaven! However, during Poutine Feast, the classic poutine is a thing of the past. On June 28th, 2019 – July 1st, 2019, in partnership with The Downtown Association, the Ermatinger-Clergue […]


Provincial Parks in Algoma – Superior Coastal Route

July 23, 2018 By Cory St. Pierre

Living in Sault Ste. Marie definitely has its perks. From the beautiful history and landmarks in our cities downtown core to the untouched areas in Algoma just outside of the city. For me personally, once the Provincial Parks begin to open in May, I start to plan where I’m going. One of my favourite trips […]


5 Facts About the Bushplane Museum

July 10, 2017 By Cory St. Pierre

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre is located in the historical hangar located on the St. Mary’s River in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The hanger was first established by the Ontario Provincial Air Service in 1924 with pilots returning home from the war. Originally, it was created as an air service used to map areas in […]


Fall Season Ending Brings New Winter Beginnings to Algoma!

December 2, 2016 By Cory St. Pierre

It’s that time of year again! December 20 marks the last day of Fall but, as they say, every ending has a new beginning. This has never been more true with the four full seasons that Algoma has to offer. As the winter season quickly approaches, several new opportunities become available throughout the Algoma region. […]


Drive-in Fishing Cottages

July 13, 2016 By Cory St. Pierre

Anglers from neighbouring states in Michigan and Ohio, as well as Ontarians from Southern Ontario, are catching on to Algoma’s best kept secret. These anglers are heading north to find world-class fishing at drive-in cottage resorts! Extending along Trans Canada Highway 17 East,  these trophy smallmouth bass and northern pike reside in secret lakes and […]