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Touring

Touring Stories:

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” […]


Roads Worth Riding

April 6, 2020 By Colin Field

It isn’t the crystal-clear, turquoise waters, the ocean-like views of Lake Superior or the beauty of the boreal forests. It isn’t even the wildlife or the mind-blowing scenery around every corner. It’s something much more seductive than that; it’s that strip of curvaceous asphalt that stretches for mile after mile through this incredible landscape. That’s […]


5 Reasons to Visit Algoma This Summer

May 11, 2018 By Chris Mitchell

It was only when I left Ontario that I realized the true enormity of the province. The first time I left the homeland on my own was in 2006, and I was off to explore Ireland. I saw Ireland as this nation bursting with culture but couldn’t quite grasp that Ontario was much the same. […]


Planet D Conquers Ride Lake Superior

February 12, 2018 By Virgil Knapp

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 […]


Algoma’s Best Sled Head Hangouts

February 8, 2018 By Chris Hughes

The pressure builds to plan that epic snowmobile trip. There’s a lot to arrange: which routes, number of km’s or miles, departure date, booking overnight accommodation, loading the sleds into the trailer and parking the pick-up. It’s a lot to organize but so worth it when you’re ripping up the buttery smooth trails. Algoma Country […]


Wawa Backcountry Snowmobiling

March 23, 2017 By Stephanie Santeford

After meeting Jess Kline at Hay Days, the largest snowmobile show in the United States, I invited her to join me out west during the winter of 2015 for an Epic Snowmobile Adventure in the big mountains. It was her first time snowmobiling out west, so we made the most out of it. Spending nearly […]


Always Wanted to Sled in Canada?

January 16, 2017 By Chris Hughes

Ontario’s Algoma Country has been Welcoming US Riders for Decades and Here’s Why.  If you haven’t started planning your 2019 Algoma snowmobile trip, it’s not too late. Sure you might be asking yourself, “why would I want to travel north to Canada to go snowmobiling when there are perfectly good trails where I am?” A […]


XBOX and Dubreuilville Connection; It’s a Side by Side Story

September 30, 2016 By Pat Dubreuil

My cellphone rings, it’s Gloria from Mosaic Sales Solutions; Mosaic is one of the largest marketing firms in the world. Gloria is working on a project for XBOX Canada and tells me she found our website and saw that we catered to Power-Sports enthusiasts. “Yes”, as I tell her that, “we offer access to some […]


A Road Trip Around the Grand Algoma Tour – Part 3

August 30, 2016 By Heather Bot

Read A Road Trip Around the Grand Algoma Part 1 and Part 2. Although the Grand Algoma Tour can be completed in 1 day, we recommend 2 days, or even extending to a third day as there are lots of things to see and do on the route. Find out why in the Final Part […]


10 Things to Do in Chapleau on a Rainy Day

August 23, 2016 By Stephen Lee

It’s true, the weather doesn’t always cooperate with vacation plans. But rain, snow, or even the occasional heat wave shouldn’t get in the way of you having a good time! You’ll see there are several options for what to do when the weather isn’t on your side. Here are 10+ things to do in Chapleau […]


A Road Trip Around the Grand Algoma Tour – Part 2

August 5, 2016 By Heather Bot

Potholes Provincial Park to Chapleau and Hwy 129 To read Part One of the Grand Algoma Tour click here After our coffee break at Lion’s Beach, it was time to get back on the road. This was my first trip on Hwy 101 and I wasn’t sure what to expect. Hwy 101 is a pretty […]


A Road Trip Around the Grand Algoma Tour – Part 1

July 28, 2016 By Heather Bot

A one-day trip to Potholes Provincial Park and back turned into a full day road trip on the Grand Algoma Route. That’s the fun of a road trip, you don’t have to plan much in advance; it’s fun to just go. Sault Ste. Marie to Wawa Born and raised in the area, I’ve seen many […]


Places to Stay Near Lake Superior Provincial Park

July 4, 2016 By Robert LaRue

It’s no secret that Algoma’s largest provincial park, Lake Superior Provincial Park, is a must stop for any travellers passing through. The park itself provides numerous hiking trails, campgrounds, canoe routes and of course, scenic vistas. We realize that not everyone is comfortable camping or even back-country camping. If you are looking to enjoy the […]