Popularly known by an array of names like Soo Saint Marie, 'The Soo’, soo-saynt muh-ree) and 'St Mary's Falls', Sault Ste Marie is one of Northern America’s most enduring settlement. Nestled amidst surrounding of the USA border and the St Lawrence Seaway, Sault Ste Marie is also at hollering distance from Michigan. The St. Marys River here has been a witness to some of the most rapid evolvements that this city has undergone. Home to a diverse community of soldiers, missionaries of the Jesuit, voyagers, artists, traders and other such many employment groups, a visit here promises some great assortment of interactions with warm and friendly people. A melange of global cultures, Sault Ste Marie is home several habitants from across the world. Rightly so, it was once referred to as "The Meeting Place", Europe and North American tribes especially enrooted strongly in this region. Occupation has evidently played a very significantly role in the evolution of the city, given its establishment as a fur trading post and site for steelmaking in the 1600’s and 1900’s respectively.
While, this may not be the most beautiful city in Canada, its offbeat-ness only make things better. From spectacular cross-country hikes, picturesque network of canals of the St Marys river, kayaking adventures, to gleeful events during the snowy festive months, the city indeed is a pleasant delight. With attractions encompassing interesting variations of activities and must-sees like Bushplane Heritage Centre, strolling across its beautiful promenade, parks and conservations areas to enjoyable markets like the Mill Market, Sault Ste Marie is a unique experience.
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