Things To Do In Sault Ste. Marie

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At Straits Area Tour Company, “ugly" has transformed from a schoolyard taunt to a term of endearment, bringing life to the crew's trusty vessel, an authentic North Atlantic wooden lobster boat known lovingly as Ugly Anne. With seating for up to 30, Anne chauffeurs passengers through the waters surrounding Mackinac Island on three unique tours, during which guides pack each voyage with informative tidbits on topics ranging from the Mackinac Bridge’s construction to maritime history, such as how a local Scout troop invented sailing as a way to practice their knots. Alternatively, privately chartered trips can trace custom routes through the depths or escort parties to landmarks such as the Les Cheneaux Islands or the largest island in the Straights of Mackinac, Bois Blanc.

229 S Huron Ave
Mackinaw City,
MI
US

You're paddling along the Les Cheneaux Islands as cicadas buzz in the trees and gentle currents lap against your kayak when you catch sight of a fish flitting through the murky water below. Woods and Water Ecotours packages moments like this and shares them with anyone craving an adventure. Its kayaking, hiking, and bicycle tours explore Michigan's wilderness areas in short one-day bursts. Crawl through karst to see an underground waterfall, cross-country ski across the Lake Michigan dunes in search of woodpeckers, or paddle under Mackinac Bridge and learn about the stories behind this historic landmark. Guides focus on ecotourism, making sure explorers see nature without damaging the environment by disturbing delicate flora or sewing wigs out of seaweed.

20 S Pickford Ave.
Hessel,
MI
US