Sault Ste. Marie Area Resources

Area Resources

Ojibway Hotel, Sault Ste. Marie

Recognized as a historical landmark in Sault Ste. Marie, the Ojibway Hotel is a beautifully appointed hotel overlooking the Soo Locks. It first opened its doors for business on New Year’s Eve in 1927.

Deemed to be Sault Ste. Marie’s finest building and one of the most beautiful hotels in all of Michigan, the Ojibway Hotel featured over 100 guestrooms, dining room, checkroom, barbershop and beauty parlor. Its Egyptian architectural design, décor, detailed amenities and exceptional service gained national interest and attracted many famous guests including Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and morerecently President George Bush in 1992.

www.ojibwayhotel.com

Kewadin Hotel, Casino and Convention Center

The moment you enter Kewadin it’s obvious that we’re not only a vacation getaway, but also a full-service business hotel and convention center. Providing 24-hour service, we offer all the amenities of first-class travel including valet, bell and shuttles. We have 2 room suites, mini suites and standard rooms.

There are six floors in the new hotel, each sporting a different theme, and a newly remodeled East Wing. With a fitness center, game room, pool, the latest Movies, and in room Video Games, we are sure you will always have something to do.

www.kewadin.com

Point Iroquois Lighthouse Museum

The Point Iroquois Light was first illuminated in 1857 and its fourth order fresnel lens shone over one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world – the entrance to the St. Mary’s River and the Soo Locks. Today, the lighthouse and tower have been renovated thanks to the concerted efforts of the Bay Mills/Brimley Historical Research Society and the current land owner, the National Forest Service. The historical society has renovated the interior of the house; antiques and exhibits have been arranged to show what life was like during this lighthouses heydey. Point Iroquois is open to the public daily May – October. Climb the tower for great shoreline photos.

www.exploringthenorth.com/ptiroquois/iroquois.htm

 Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is the truly “all natural” theme park of America. Limited to transportation of horse and buggy, bicycle or foot. Surrounded by water, Machinac Island has escaped the vast changes of time.

It’s real Victorian image is preserved and enhanced by a small population of 500 permanent residents and scores of summer residents, maintaining bluff cottages in original state. Families, especially children, love their relatively new found “mobility”, exploring the historic, natural beauty of Mackinac Island State Park, honored by National Geographic as one of the ten finest in America.

www.mackinac.com

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