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By: Next Apartment
Sault Ste Marie, Lifestyle, Your community

Get to Know Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Ste Marie offers residents the best of both worlds: big city living set in a natural wonderland!

If you're new to the area, it's time to get out and explore your city! Next Apartment is thrilled to share a few of 'The Soo's' greatest features and some places our residents love to visit.
 

Nestled between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, this city is a beautiful natural playground! Nature enthusiasts will enjoy cycling or hiking through the picturesque trails of Crystal Creek Falls, fishing off the Waterfront Boardwalk, or kayaking along St. Mary's River. The city also features 5 amazing golf courses, tons of beautiful parks and playgrounds, and many historic buildings to explore.

Discover what Downtown can offer when you take a walk along Queen Street. You'll find unique shops, unbeatable services, cafés, and amazing restaurants like Embers Grill & Smokehouse. This August, residents can celebrate the 1st Annual Sault Ste Marie Fringe Festival throughout Downtown. Fridge North will celebrate the arts with Buskers, local artists, theatre performances, and free kid's activities.

Shopping is plentiful here in The Soo! Residents of Willow Properties can walk to Cambrian Mall or drive to Station Mall. You'll also find plazas and major retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, and Home Depot just a few minutes away.

There are plenty of attractions throughout the city making evenings entertaining! Galaxy Cinemas has all the latest box office hits and Northcrest Lanes is the place to go for bowling, pool, or to sit and watch the game on the big screen. With so many great restaurants in the area, you'll have a hard time deciding where to eat!

Travelling throughout the city is easy with transit stops just steps from Willow Properties and convenient access to the Trans-Canada Highway. International travelers will enjoy quick access to Michigan, USA with the Sault Ste Marie International Bridge less than 10 minutes away.

If you are looking for employment, Essar Steel Algoma is one of The Soo's largest employers. Other employment opportunities include Sault Area Hospital and Tenaris Algoma Tubes.
 

When you are ready to make the move to Sault Ste Marie, contact Next Apartment to view our suites at Willow Properties.