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Sault, Michigan Attractions

Soo Locks
Location: St. Mary's River    Phone: 906-632-3301

While the first locks on the St Mary's River were built on the Canadian side in 1797, they were destroyed in the War of 1812. The American Sault Locks were completed in 1855 by the US Army Corp of Engineers, and are now designated a national Historic Site. Exhibits inlcude a working model of the locks, a theatre with historical films, atrifacts, charts and maps. The vistiors center is open mid-May to November.

Bay Mills Resort and Casinos
Location: 11386 Lakeshore Dr, Brimley    Phone: 1-(888) 4BAY-MILLS

This casino combines the Northern beauty and hospitality with the fast paced action of a Las Vegas Casino. The casino is located where the St Mary's River meets Lake Superior. The area includes a world class hotel, with four different unique theme suites and rooms with jacuzzis, the finest dining around and two casinos. These Casinos include slot machines, table games, roulette, video horse racing and more.

Kewadin Casino
Location: Shunk St, Sault MI    Phone: 1-(800) KEWADIN

Open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. There are over 2,300 slot machines here, table games offered are Blackjack, Craps and Roulette. A poker room is also available from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Thursday to Sunday. Kewadin also offers award winning entertainment, a Native Art Gallery, a 300 room hotel and the Dreamcatcher's Restaurant.

Sault Sainte Marie Country Club
Location: 1520 Riverside Drive    Phone: (906) 632-7812

This course is deceptively short, and its greens are extremely small and undulating. There are water hazards that come into play on many holes. The club hosts the Lock State Invitational.

Soo Lock Boat Tours
Location: 2 docks: 515 E Portage Ave, 1157 E Portage Ave    Phone: (906) 632-6301or 1-800-432-6301

Travel through the famous "Soo Locks" with the large lake and ocean ships. During the tour you'll be raised and lowered 21 feet in the locks. Sunset tours (with dinner) go along the upper St Mary's River and Sugar Island's North Channel.. Tours May 15 to October 15, with reservations for dinner cruises required.

Tanglewood Marsh Golf Course
Location: 2600 16th Ave    Phone: (906)635-0617

This scenic course is located in a wooded area and provides many spectacular vistas of the surrounding terrain. The fairways are tree lined, and the greens are average in speed and size. Water hazards (ponds) come into play on seven holes. The yardage shown is an estimate provided by the course personnel.

Tower of History
Location: Johnston Street & Portage Ave    Phone: (906) 632-3658

Soaring 210 feet above Sault Ste. Marie and the Soo Locks, the tower has observation platforms for visitors to get spectacular views and photos of the world's busiest inland shipping channel. The tower was originally built as a steeple for a church, but that project was abandoned mid-construction. Admission includes a ride up the express elevator and Native American exhibits that show clothing items, tools and ornaments used by the Indians. Admission: Adult $3.25, Child (6-16) $1.75, 5-Under FREE

Wild Bluff Golf Course
Location: 11386 Lakeshore Dr, Brimley    Phone: 1-(888) 4BAY-MILLS

Wild Bluff offers 18 holes of championship golf, a world class double teed driving range, two practice putting greens and one green for brushing up on your chipping and bunker play. Standing high on our "top" tee of Wild Bluff’s driving range is unique as you target greens in the shape of a heart, club, diamond and spade.Five sets of tees allow you to play the course length that fits your ability. Wide fairways and large greens make your visit to "Wild Bluff" a unique, playable and relaxing day on the course.

 
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