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Blue Water Bridge

Port Huron, MI
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Port Huron
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Traveler Description: Twin span bridges, one built in the 1930's and one quite recent, connect Port Huron, Michigan with Sarnia, Ontario.  It currently costs $3.50 to... more »
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Grand Rapids
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We were able to enjoy the lovely view from the bridge while in line coming back to MI from our vacation in Canada. Having so much to look at makes the wait seem a bit more pleasant. Gives you more time to appreciate the beauty.

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Providence, RI
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While in line to cross the border into Canada, we were afforded beautiful views of Lake Huron from very high up. Made the trip across more interesting.

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Peterborough, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went under it and over it and it really quite a sight to see. The current under the bridge is quite fast yet there always seems to be people jumping in (on the Canadian side) from the lookout and being carried (sort of swimming) downstream where they get out and climb up the rocks to do it over again.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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358 reviews 358 reviews
81 attraction reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We can believe it's pretty and an interesting traverse across the St Clair River. But try it for an hour and a half stuck in a single car lane on the Canadian side at the toll booth. Nothing is moving and the bridge is seemingly clear except for trucks and special pass vehicles speeding across. When you do get over... More

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Warren, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoy picking up a carryout from Palms Krystal Bar & Restaurant and having a picnic in the shade from the bridge. The view of the river with the boats and across to Canada is very nice. Bring your binoculars and watch the teens jumping or diving into the river for a short swim before climbing the rocks to do... More

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Toronto, ON
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The bridges are no doubt the showpiece of Port Huron and Sarnia. The view from up top is fantastic. The border entry into the US is always full of drama. The last trip the guard was fascinated with my dash cam. He then told me to leave it off or put it away as it wasn't cool to record our... More

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Port Huron, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I live in this town so I know the ins and outs. How can I say anything bad? I stay at this hotel for pleasure, use to stay for work before I moved here.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We traveled to Canada using the Blue water bridge. The entry went smoothly with little line or waiting. The traffic on the bridge was not bad at all. We were able to get to our hotel right after crossing.

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El Paso, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Since we moved to the southwest 10 years ago we have seen many changes in the way we are able to cross the border. There has been a significant amount of investment in the Blue Water Bridge and the new plazas. The second week of July I wanted to go to lunch at Purdy's in Sarnia on The St. Clair... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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209 reviews 209 reviews
34 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Crossed to Ontario at noon and came back on Monday about 3...still waited an hour. Not too efficient. Pretty view on the top. Loved watching the freighters while we waited.

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