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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
Port Huron is accessible by I-94 and I-69 and the Black Water Bridge from Canada.
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===By car===
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*From the south take Interstate 94 east
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*From the west take Interstate 69 east
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*From Ontario take Highway 402 west crossing the St. Clair River into the United States via the Blue Water Bridge
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==By train==
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*'''Amtrak''', [http://www.amtrak.com]. Service from [[Chicago]], [[East Lansing]] and [[Flint]] via the ''[[Blue Water Service]]''.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Port Huron is easily traversed using the local SCUMTA bus system, running from the south end up to the Birchwood Mall.
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The Port Huron Monorail is a quick and easy way to bypass the busy traffic and get to your next destination.
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==See==
 
==See==
The Feast of St. Clair in the early summer months. A great way to get some insight on how the pilgrims and indians lived in harmony.
 
  
Lakeside Beach is a great way to pass a hot summer day, although be sure to check the city's website as ecoli levels in the water are often unhealthy.
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The annual [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Huron_to_Mackinac_Boat_Race Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race] one of the longest fresh-water races in the world with over two hundred boats entering the race each year.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Spend some time near the Blue Water Bridge. It is roughly 100 yards across the St. Clair river from Sarnia, Canada and a great place to view Canadians in their natural habitat.
 
 
Stop by the Gas Light and ask the bartender for some advice.  The bar tending staff is renown for their wisdom and wits.
 
 
Walk down by the Black Water Bridges and watch the many street performers ranging from daredevils to mimes.
 
 
Check out the local musical talent at Military Street Music Cafe, right off the Black River. The next Beatles are going to surface here!
 
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
A bratwurst from the Spirits Shoppe on Gratiot Ave by the lake.
 
 
An Italian submarine sandwich from Uncle Bill's
 
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
Be sure to stop by Ted's on Pine Grove Ave to enjoy their world famous chili.
 
 
Dennis's on the corner of Krafft and Pine Grove offers an excellent meal for the night owl.
 
 
Colonial Restaurant makes a quick and exciting stop on your journey home from the local watering holes.
 
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
Enjoy a few cocktails at Skidgies, Port Huron's version of the famous, Coyote Ugly.
 
 
The Roche is comparable to a Mecca of Irish bars. The guinness and good times never end.
 
 
Club X, located in nearby Marysville, is a place where young 20-somethings mingle and dance.
 
 
Bring your classy attire to Rum Runnerz in the Downtown district and keep your eyes peeled as you might just bump into one of your favorite celebrities!
 
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
The Days Inn, at the end of I-94 is a great budget hotel. Renowned for its large hotel parties, especially on New Year's Eve.
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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[[Sarnia]] is across the Blue Water Bridge in [[Ontario]], [[Canada]].
  
[[Sarnia]] is across the Blue Water Bridge in [[Ontario]], [[Canada]].
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[[Wikipedia:Port Huron, Michigan]]
 
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Revision as of 14:00, 8 September 2011

Port Huron [1] is a city in Southeast Michigan, the second-busiest border crossing (with Sarnia, Ontario) in the state.

Contents

Get in

By car

  • From the south take Interstate 94 east
  • From the west take Interstate 69 east
  • From Ontario take Highway 402 west crossing the St. Clair River into the United States via the Blue Water Bridge

By train

Get around

  • Blue Water Area Transit, +1 810 987-7373, [3].

See

The annual Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race one of the longest fresh-water races in the world with over two hundred boats entering the race each year.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1720 Hancock St, (810) 987-5999, [4]. checkin: 3pm; checkout: 11am. Offers guests free deluxe continental breakfast and free wireless high-speed Internet access. $50+.

Get out

Sarnia is across the Blue Water Bridge in Ontario, Canada.


Routes through Port Huron
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