Fly from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie for a balance of unique heritage institutions and outdoor attractions.
A walk along the historic shores of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal is a great introduction to the city. This canal was once a major waterway due to its connections to the St. Lawrence River and Lake Superior.
Venture a short way outside of the city to indulge your sense of adventure as you hike, swim, and paddle through the stunning scenery of Lake Superior Provincial Park. About one hour south, you’ll find more outdoor fun where the smooth sand and crystalline waters of Pancake Bay Provincial Park form a paradise just like a Caribbean island right in Ontario.
If you’re feeling lucky, put on your poker face for a night at the OLG Casino in Sault Ste. Marie. If gambling isn’t your thing, you can browse thought-provoking pieces by a range of artists, and get a taste of Sault Ste. Marie’s culture at the Art Gallery of Algoma.
For a more hands-on cultural experience, head for the shores of St. Marys River and see what you can reel in at the historic sites of Whitefish Island. For some more local history, hop aboard a boat tour through The Soo Locks, which played a major role in Northern Ontario’s economic growth. The tour cruises pass the dockside freighters and rises to connect to Lake Superior.
Other Sault Ste. Marie attractions beckon visitors indoors. When you fly from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie, prepare for a smooth landing at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. This engaging museum is both family-friendly and interactive. Aircraft enthusiasts of all ages will love the flight simulator and aircraft displays.
Book a flight from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie for unparalleled views and adventures on the shores of Lake Superior.
Live entertainment, dining, and games galore make the OLG Casino of Sault Ste. Marie one of Downtown’s most popular attractions. When you fly from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie you’re guaranteed to win big with so much more including classic eateries, live sports, and the natural glory of Northern Ontario.
Hockey fans won’t want to miss a minute of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds scoring big at the Essar Centre. It’s a great way to feel like a local as each game brings in about 4,000 fans. If you’re feeling chilly after sitting rink side, come and see what’s brewing a few blocks away at Ernie’s Coffee Shop.
A Sault Ste. Marie mainstay since 1950, Ernie’s Coffee Shop is the perfect place to grab a cup of joe, a slice of pie, or a classic breakfast in a vintage diner setting. For more delicious treats, check out the weekly Mill Market Farmers Market.
On the shores of the St. Marys River, right off the Hub Trail, Mill Market Farmers Market offers fresh produce, locally raised meat, and seafood. This market also caters to those looking for unique finds with vendors offering everything from handmade crafts to cosmetics.
A short walk away, you can ch-ch-choose to take a trip on the Agawa Canyon Tour Train. From the heart of Sault Ste. Marie, this famous train tour will transport you 200 km north of the city and through the wonders of the Canadian Shield.
The tour even stops off to give passengers a chance to explore the area, snap some photos, and enjoy a scenic picnic lunch. The breathtaking lakes, forests, waterfalls, and rivers you’ll see along the way will delight travellers of all ages.
Book a flight from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie for leisurely fun in the heart of the city, and the key to more of the north’s natural treasures.
Situated on St. Marys River, mere minutes from Downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Whitefish Island reels visitors in with its pretty landscapes and remnants of local history. Fly from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie for an unexpected island adventure near the heart of the city.
Whitefish Island has been a National Historic Site since 1981. Over the centuries, the island served as an Aboriginal settlement, fishing base, and trading post. In 1977, the island was returned to its original community, and it is still maintained by the Batchewana Band today.
Fishing is one of the area’s main draws, but Whitefish Island is also a top choice for hiking, biking, wildlife watching, and kayaking. Birdwatchers will be flying high with the island’s wide variety of bird species. Look up to catch a glimpse of owls, herons, and a range of migratory birds. As you explore the island you might spot foxes, beavers, and muskrats as well.
Whitefish Island’s landscape is as incredible as its wildlife. Blooming flowers, fascinating fauna, and a mix of both calm waters and rushing rapids characterize the area. On this island, extra observant visitors are likely to spot intact remnants of the island’s historic trade activity and previous inhabitants.
Fly from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie for a quick island getaway, just a short walk across the Soo Locks.
Fly from Windsor International Airport (YQG) to Sault Ste. Marie Airport (YAM), with a quick connection in Toronto. Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie flight time is 2 hours and 5 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Windsor to Sault Ste. Marie is around 840 km / 520 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area.
Windsor International Airport (YQG) is about 10 km / 6 mi from downtown Windsor.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown cost about $25 CAD. Car service costs about $35 CAD.
Take the Transit Windsor 8 Walkerville bus to the airport stop. The fare is $3.00 CAD.
Sault Ste. Marie Airport (YAM) is about 19 km / 12 mi from downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
Car rental services are available at Sault Ste. Marie Airport (YAM).
Taxi and car service to downtown costs about $45 CAD.