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Stories:

Algoma’s Running Rapids and Waterfalls

September 20, 2021 By Sheri Minardi

I find nothing is more calming and therapeutic for your body and soul than waterfalls.  We are fortunate in Algoma Country to have quite a few both large and small. Water is a natural resource we need to survive.  We have an abundance of it here in Algoma with the largest freshwater lakes in the […]


Algoma Wild – A Wildlife Photographer’s Paradise

August 4, 2021 By Sheri Minardi

How about you take a trip to photograph Algoma’s Wildlife? Whether you are hiking, fishing, cycling, kayaking or boating throughout the Algoma region you are bound to come across our magnificent wildlife. Algoma Country is a photographer’s dream location for any type of photography you could imagine.  There are plenty of dark sky areas to […]


St. Joseph Island Night Life

March 22, 2021 By Sheri Minardi

While the island sleeps, the night sky is alive and dancing with colour!  Yes, the Aurora Borealis can be seen every now and again! St. Joseph Island is located 62 km or 50 minutes east of Sault Ste. Marie in the District of Algoma. It is east of the St. Mary’s River on Lake Huron. […]


St. Joseph Island Historical Signage Tour

August 25, 2020 By Sheri Minardi

Are you a history buff and enjoy beautiful countryside drives?  Do you enjoy quaint places to eat and stay?  Do you love the outdoors to walk or cycle?  Well this is for you!!! It is also a wonderful physical distancing activity for you and your family! St. Joseph Island has deep historical roots. Richard’s Landing […]


Adcock’s Woodland Gardens

May 29, 2020 By Sheri Minardi

If you are a naturalist, bird watcher, avid gardener, hiker or just someone that needs a tranquil spot to stop and reflect, Adcock’s Woodland Gardens is a must visit for you! Hidden on the far end of St. Joseph Island is this gem for flora and hiking enthusiasts. Adcock’s Woodland Gardens is the “Butchart Gardens” […]


A Picture is Worth a Thousand Hikes

March 17, 2020 By Sheri Minardi

Today, Tuesday March 3, 2020, marks 1000 hikes with the most fabulous women in Algoma!  What a celebration it is! Every Tuesday since 1994, women gather to hike and snowshoe all year in Algoma for the love of it! Glenda Harten was the catalyst to starting “The John Wesley Strutters” who got a group of […]


Owling in Algoma

March 11, 2020 By Sheri Minardi

“Hoo, Hoo” knew birding for owls could be so much fun! Winters can be long in the Algoma Region due to short daylight, frigid temperatures and mountains of snow but winter is a great time to get out looking for owls! It has been a banner season in Algoma Country for many different species of […]


Algoma’s Fresh Food Markets

August 22, 2018 By Sheri Minardi

Nothing is better then stopping at a summer market in Algoma to grab a bite to eat or pick up some produce for a delicious dinner. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and baking are in abundance from the local farmers, bakers and butchers. Talented artisans sell their wares at the markets where you can purchase a […]


The Gold Rush in Algoma: Maple Syrup Time

March 11, 2016 By Sheri Minardi

So sweet, delicious and considered northern gold is the sap run in Algoma. It is that time of year once again to enjoy maple syrup on pancakes and French toast throughout the region’s pancake houses. Maple Syrup is made from the sap from the abundant maple trees which are abundant in Algoma. For generations, the […]