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With shores on three of the Great Lakes, the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) is one of Michigan’s most scenic and historic areas.  Sault Ste. Marie is Michigan’s oldest city.  It is also home to the world’s busiest locks.  Whether your recreational interest is birding, boating, camping, fishing, gaming, golf, hiking, history, shopping, or sightseeing, the EUP offers you a wonderful visit.  Among the most notable attractions in the area are two casinos, great golf courses, numerous museums, Mackinac Island, the Soo Locks, Tahquamenon Falls, and Whitefish Point.  There are also numerous attractions in and around Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, including the magnificent Agawa Canyon Tour Train (bring your passport or enhanced driver’s license).  We hope you will join us for what promises to be a great conference.  We also hope you will be able to stay on for the weekend and enjoy the many attractions of our beautiful and historic region.

Planning a Visit

Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau



George Kemp Marina



Bay Mills Resort and Casinos (and Wild Bluff Golf Course)
Kewadin Hotel and Casinos



Fishing the Soo




Sault Ste. Marie Country Club
Tanglewood Marsh
The Rock  (4 stars; part of Drummond Island Resort and Conference Center)
Wild Bluff  (4 ½ stars; one of the best courses in northern Michigan; part of Bay Mills Resort and Casinos)


rotating photo


Historic Water Street Walkway (just dedicated in July)
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum  (near Tahquamenon Falls)
Great Lakes Shipwreck Society
River of History Museum
Tower of History
Valley Camp Museum Ship

Soo Locks east to west




Agawa Canyon Tour Train
Mackinac Island
Point Iroquois Light House
Soo Locks
Soo Locks Boat Tours
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point (and Whitefish Point Lighthouse)










Agawa Canyon Tour Train
Tourism Sault Ste. Marie

Agawa Canyon Tour Train