By: Next Apartment

Why Make the Move to Sault Ste. Marie?

There’s magic in the air at Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, where residents enjoy a rich sense of community along with unmatched spirit. 

This vibrant community of 73,000 provides residents an active lifestyle through its numerous attractions, outdoor activities, and employment opportunities. 

Sault Ste. Marie offers several affordable apartments within its beautiful natural wonderland. Nestled between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, this picturesque city has countless natural activities. Crystal Creek Falls is the perfect place to hike or cycle and Saint Mary’s River offers fishing spots, a Waterfront Boardwalk, and water activities to enjoy. 

Aside from its beauty, the SOO provides excellent employment opportunities. With recent economic developments, this city has some amazing prospects. Job trades including information technology, forestry, aviation, skilled trades, finances, healthcare, and engineering are some of the top high demand fields here in the SOO. 

While many may feel Sault Ste. Marie is an isolated city, it’s quite connected. With Michigan right across the river and direct access to the trans-Canada highway, residents can easily get anywhere from here. As a transportation hub, Sault Ste. Marie offers rail, highway, marine, and air transport.

Here in the SOO, you’ll find top-notch educational institutions for both elementary and post-secondary schools. For higher education, The University of Algoma is a teaching-focused institution that specializes in professional degree programs in sciences, liberal arts, and management. Home of the best aviation programs, Sault College offers hands-on learning in a supportive environment.

This small city embraces its big city feel. Here you’ll find a vibrant downtown shopping scene full of locally owned shops, boutiques, specialty stores. The cuisine here includes local and international favourites throughout the amazing restaurants, craft breweries, and local bars and clubs. 

As one of Canada’s best adventure towns, Sault Ste. Marie offers miles of sandy beaches, numerous parks and playgrounds, golf courses, and scenic nature trails. In the northern part of Sault Ste. Marie, residents will find the expansive Hiawatha Highlands. Here you can learn to ski, travel through the winter FatBike trails, enjoy a day of snowshoeing, or even Snowga - yoga in the snow. 

When you are ready to make the move to Sault Ste Marie, view our affordable suites and contact us for a suite tour.