Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Neighbourhoods on the Trans-Canada Highway
Why Visit Sault Ste. Marie?
Located where three Great Lakes touch: Lake Superior , Lake Michigan (the route to the Mississippi), and Lake Huron. Hence, its importance to the early French fur trade, and in the War of 1812. And today, the St Lawrence Seaway takes iron and other minerals from Ontario's North and grain from the Prairies to the continentís industrial heartland. The Algoma region to the north features dramatic scenery made famous by the Group of Seven. The North Channel on Lake Huron gives great views across to Manitoulin Island. And many hop over the bridge and for some American shopping (have your passport with you).
Sault Ste Marie Neighbourhoods
Sault Ste Marie has neighourhoods on both sides of the Canada-USA border. Residents move across the border to work, to shop, and go out for dining and nightlife (the drinking age is 21 in Michigan and 19 in Ontario).
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