Ontario's Algoma Country - Lake Superior Circle Tour
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Fun Facts

  • Winnie the Pooh was an actual bear who over 80 years ago was purchased by Lieutenant Harry Colebourn in White River Ontario later to be written about by author A.A. Milne. The stories also involved the writers son, Christopher Robin
  • Sault Ste Marie born, Dr. Roberta Bondar was Canada’s first female astronaut and neurologist in space in 1992
  • Wayne Gretzky played for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds hockey team when he was 16 years old
  • There is a Walk of Fame in four locations throughout Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
  • The Wawa Goose is 28 feet (8.5 m) tall and has a wingspan of 20 feet (6 m) and is constructed of steel. The original Wawa Goose was made of plaster
  • More than 250 bird species have been identified within Lake Superior Provincial Park
  • Lake Superior Provincial Park is nationally certified as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

When traveling the Lake Superior Circle Tour, you will travel through the United States and Canada which includes 3 states and one province. Many ask, “Where in the US does the Lake Superior Circle Tour go?” or “Where in Canada does the Lake Superior Circle Tour go?”
We want to make sure you have a full understanding of all the areas you will traveling through, which includes Ontario’s Algoma Country .

Ontario’s Algoma Country is situated in Northern Ontario and borders two Great Lakes – Lake Huron and Lake Superior. Along the Lake Superior Circle Tour route in Algoma Country you will find incredible scenic vistas, pristine beaches, parks, camping, rewarding hiking trails and endless outdoor recreation.

Lake Superior Provincial Park is the perfect example of a place that offers it all! As one of the largest Provincial Parks in Ontario there is almost unlimited places to explore within the park. Visit one of the biggest collections of Aboriginal pictographs at Agawa RockTake an overnight hiking trip on the challenging yet rewarding Towab Trail. Relax on the sandy shores of Katherine Cove and see Bathtub Island.

Another popular thing to experience while in Algoma Country is taking the Agawa Canyon Train Tour. The train departs from Sault Ste Marie and takes you to the picturesque Agawa Canyon Park. This train tour is especially popular during Autumn when the tree through the canyon are bursting with vibrancy.

The international border crossing is located in Algoma Country’s Sault Ste Marie, ON. The Sault Ste. Marie International toll Bridge will bring Circle Tour travelers to Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. Prior to crossing the border, be sure to visit the historic Sault Ste Marie Canal and the world’s largest lock and shipping route. Take a boat tour or simply watch as ships come and go through the Locks.

When traveling through different regions one of the most common things that people enjoy in their automobile, RV, motorhome, or motorcycle is listening to local radio station. The radio stations in the region of Ontario’s Algoma Country are;

  • CIRS 530 AM Genre: Tourist Information (Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge)
  • CBON-FM-18 88.1 FM Genre: Public News/Talk-French (Sault Ste Marie)
  • SBCM-FM 89.5 FM Genre: Public News/Talk (Sault Ste Marie)
  • CFWJ-FM 92.9 FM Genre: Tourist Information (Sault Ste Marie)
  • CHAS-FM 100.5 FM Genre: Adult Contemporary (Sault Ste Marie)
  • CJQM-FM 104.3 FM Genre: Country (Sault Ste Marie)
  • CJTK-FM-8 106.5 FM Genre: Christian Radio (Sault Ste Marie)
  • CBLJ-FM 88.3 FM Genre: Public News/Talk (Wawa)
  • CBON-FM-27 90.7 FM Genre: Public News/Talk-French (Wawa)
  • CJWA-FM 107.1 FM Genre: Adult Contemporary (Wawa)
  • CBLW-FM 97.7 FM Genre: Public News/Talk (White River)
  • CFNO-FM-8 100.7 FM Genre: Adult Contemporary (White River)

 

Holidays:

New Year’s Day Jan. 1
Family Day Feb 17
Good Friday 2 days before Easter
Victoria Day Last Monday in May
Canada Day Jul. 1
Labour Day First Monday in Sep.
Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in Oct.
Christmas Day Dec. 25
Boxing Day Dec. 26

 

Famous Algoma Country Ontarians

Roberta Bondar, Lee Chambers, Carla Collins, Brian Vallée, Tanya Kim, Noreen Stevens, Ken Danby, Chris Simon, Denny Lambert, Pete Zedlacher, Winnie-the-Pooh,  Phil Esposito, Tony Esposito, Ron Francis, Didier Pitre, Treble Charger, Brigitte Acton, Antonio Carvalho, Kalle Mattson, Crystal Shawanda, Colin Miller, Keith Knight, Lila Kedrova, Ron Francis

Fun Facts

  • Winnie the Pooh was an actual bear who over 80 years ago was purchased by Lieutenant Harry Colebourn in White River Ontario later to be written about by author A.A. Milne. The stories also involved the writers son, Christopher Robin
  • Sault Ste Marie born, Dr. Roberta Bondar was Canada’s first female astronaut and neurologist in space in 1992
  • Wayne Gretzky played for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds hockey team when he was 16 years old
  • There is a Walk of Fame in four locations throughout Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
  • The Wawa Goose is 28 feet (8.5 m) tall and has a wingspan of 20 feet (6 m) and is constructed of steel. The original Wawa Goose was made of plaster
  • More than 250 bird species have been identified within Lake Superior Provincial Park
  • Lake Superior Provincial Park is nationally certified as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
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