Show off the Soo

Burgers, vinyl, facials, and... well, you'll have to see!

Hosting guests can be an exciting opportunity to show off some of the local hot spots. There's no shortage of things to see and do in Sault Ste. Marie, so why not share some of these unique and memorable experiences the city has to offer!

Outdoor Skating

Grab your skates or visit the local pawn-shop if you don’t own a pair, and get out to the Art Jennings Speed Skating Oval for a unique skating experience. Enjoy the fresh cool and crisp air, listen to some music, and enjoy the outdoor local hot spot for all skater’s beginner to novice.

Spin some Vinyl

Photo by Natalie Perea

The Rad Zone is Sault Ste. Marie’s top record shop, where you can spend hours flipping through thousands of albums waiting to become part of your collection. It's the perfect place to escape the cold of winter and get lost in the search for the newest additions to your vinyl collection.

Grab a Burger

Photo by Burger Don

Burger Don should be on the top of every burger lover visiting the city. Burger Don is a prohibition-era burger joint featuring gourmet burgers, build-your-own burgers, gourmet hot dogs, tacos, spiked milkshakes and craft beers. It’s out of this world and worth throwing the car in park for. Visit this unique local hot spot at 7 Great Northern Road and go early, it fills up fast!

Get Your Sweat On

Photo by Form

Sault Hot Yoga offers a variety of hot yoga classes for all levels and yoga appetites. Warm up this winter with Lea and her team for an unforgettable experience of de-stressing and some time for yourself.

To Market, To Market

Mill Market is conveniently located right off the Hub Trail at 35 Canal Drive, right beside the Ontario locks and the scenic St. Mary’s River waterfront. Here you can grab a few tasty treats, beautiful fruits and vegetables, and more. 

Visit to find out more about the vendors and hours of operation.

Get Pampered

Photo by Azure Medispa

If you’re looking for a recommendation to get pampered, Azure Medispa offers Laser Hair Removal for removal of unwanted back, leg or facial hair, Laser Skin Treatments, Vein Therapy to reduce the appearance of spider veins or facial vessels, Injectable Treatments such as lip injections (fillers) or injections to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, like Botox or Xeomin, Eyelash Treatments to promote fuller longer lashes, a wide variety of different Skin Care products, a complimentary Consultation with each client & more.

Just for Him

Photo by Big Guns Barbershop

This is just for you, boys! Big Guns Barbershop is beyond unique and offers one of the most unique experiences in the city.  Located in the heart of downtown Sault Ste. Marie just up the street from the main library, men and boys aged 10 and up can enjoy a traditional barbershop atmosphere. There is parking available for customers at the rear of the building.

Owner and operater Paula D'Agostino has been in the business since 2012 and continues to strive to learn new barbering techniques and constantly improve her skill set. It’s a must-try if you’re a guy!

Hit The Slopes

Photo by Travis McCorrmick

If your guests are looking for rugged terrain, big vertical and a true mountain experience, give them a northern skiing experience they’ll never forget. Rentals are available to make the experience a breeze. Open Thursday to Sunday (see website for special holiday opening) you can plan a day or an overnight stay! Visit for all ticket pricing, ski conditions and more!

We would love to hear from you at if you have any hot spots to add to the list!

About Staff Writer Tourism SSM

Tourism Sault Ste. Marie (TSSM) was formed to bring the local tourism industry together to promote the city and assist in developing its economy.

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