The Algoma Blog

Voyageurs’ Lodge & Cookhouse: A Must Stop on Lake Superior

Big, beautiful Lake Superior is the backdrop for many residents and businesses of Algoma. So many have grown up around it, played in and on it for generations. Two of those people are Frank and Gail O’Connor. Frank grew up in the hamlet of Gros Cap, just west of Sault Ste. Marie on the shores […]

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Provincial Parks in Algoma Country – Superior Coastal Route

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 […]

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Planet D Conquers Ride Lake Superior

This story was first published in the 2015 edition of the Algoma Travel Guide. Story and photos by Virgil Knapp. The ‘Planet D’ is a travel and adventure couple comprised of Dave and Deb based out of Toronto. They spend much of the year traveling the globe while blogging about it to one of the […]

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The Voyageurs Are Back on Lake Superior

A closer look at Naturally Superior Adventures’ all-inclusive, beginner-friendly 2018 voyageur canoe trips on the wilderness coast of Canada’s north shore. The canoe glides over the swells gracefully, giving you the profound sensation that it was designed for the long horizons of Lake Superior. Indeed, this giant vessel was made for the greatest lake. Centuries […]

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Agawa Rock Pictographs

Agawa Rock, is one of the most famous pictograph sites in Canada, found within Lake Superior Provincial Park. The area is also one of the most visited indigenous archaeological sites in Canada. The majority of paintings from the Agawa site are said to date from the 17th and 18th centuries. Pictographs are survived messages from […]

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