Overview of the Sault

Overview

Sault Ste. Marie, a strategically located border city, is the third-largest community in Northern Ontario with approximately 75,000 residents. Its natural beauty, rich past, and diverse cultures make it an exceptional place to live, work, play, and visit.

This “Naturally Gifted” city offers amenities for a diversity of travelers. In twenty minutes, you can be immersed in wilderness, hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, or camping. Take a trip back in time through our museums, exhibit centres, and National Historic Sites. Or enjoy the vibrant arts scene through diverse local art, restaurants, powwows, and high quality community theatre.

See the About pages on this website for further information about the Sault and area, Indigenous and Francophone communities, history, ecology, culture, and more. Additional information about Sault Ste. Marie is available on the City of Sault Ste. Marie website. For more information on arranging your trip and what to do during your stay, follow these links to Algoma Country and Tourism Sault Ste. Marie.