Interstate 75 in Michigan takes you to
Sault Ste. Marie where you cross the border. Follow signs to the Trans Canada Hwy 17 east (50 miles or 85 km) to
Hwy 129 north (30 miles or 50 km) where the Homeplace is on the East (right).
FROM BUFFALO OR NIAGRA FALLS BORDER CROSSINGS: Follow signs to QEW Hwy to Toronto; take Hwy 401 east to Toronto; Hwy 400 north at Toronto; Hwy 69 north to Sudbury; Hwy 17 west to Thessalon (160 miles or 255 km); Hwy 129 north (30 miles or 50 km) where the Homeplace is on the East (right).
FROM NEW YORK: Take Hwy 81 north from Syracuse to Alexadria Bay where you cross the border. Follow signs to Hwy 401 west to Toronto; Hwy 400 north at Toronto; Hwy 69 north to Sudbury; Hwy 17 west to Thessalon (160 miles or 255 km); Hwy 129 north (30 miles or 50 km) where the Homeplace is on the East (right).
Travel into Ontario from Abroad: |
The Homeplace is in Algoma Country. This link provides general information about the area including activities, attractions, fishing and details the communities of the surrounding areas (Sault Ste. Marie, Chapleau, Bruce Mines, St. Joseph's Island, Thessalon, Mississauga Valley, Iron Bridge, Blind River and Elliot Lake.) This specific page of "Algoma Country" outlines visitor information including identification requirements, customs information, Liquor outlets and the law, and Export Rules for fishing.
Xenon Laboratories' Universal Currency Converter This is a currency converter to allow you to convert your currency to Canadian Dollars.
This site will allow you to map your route to the Homeplace. We suggest you choose Chapleau, Ont. as your destination city; we're 30 miles north of Hwy #17 between Thessalon and Chapleau on Hwy 129.
Directions from Detroit, Michigan
Directions from Toronto, Ontario.
U.S. Customs Service:
This site will provide information you need regarding importing and exporting goods between Canada and the United States. If you're visiting from a different country, check with the Customs Service for your country.
Check today's weather in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario:
Check this site just before you leave home so you'll know the forecast for your week of active seclusion.