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After Your Trip Stay at One of Wawa’s Best-Rated Motels: Outdoorsman Motel

A warm welcome to all motorcycle riders and guests! Wawa is a great place to stop and rest at night on your Lake Superior ride. The Outdoorsman Motel offers all the important details a traveller on two wheels could want – secure private parking for your motorcycle, a comfortable room to rest in, and of course, the all-important fresh-brewed coffee and fresh-baked cookies to start your day right. We’re located on the main street downtown Wawa, so you won’t have trouble finding our motel. Call us to reserve your room. We will be waiting for you as you head along Highway 17 down the Trans-Canada Highway.

“Spend the night, not a fortune.” That’s our motto, and how our guests say they feel when they leave our motel. We want to be your choice in Wawa Motels and look forward to meeting you soon.

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Services for Our Motorcycle Guests from One of the Best Motels in Wawa

When you stay with us, you’ll enjoy the following:

  • Complimentary shammies to wipe your bike down.
  • Ensuring your motorcycle group rooms are close together when possible.
  • Outdoor BBQs and utensils to use in our barbecue area.
  • Patio chairs and tables are supplied during nice weather. 
  • Complementary fresh-baked cookies and fresh-brewed coffee every morning by 6 a.m. in our main office.
  • Free high speed wireless internet and free Wi fi.
  • Complimentary wine glasses and drink glasses upon request.
  • Limited pet friendly motel rooms
  • Walking distance to restaurants and snack foods.
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A Comfortable Clean Room with All the Amenities

After a long day of riding, you’ll appreciate being able to relax in our clean, comfortable rooms. Our rooms have new air conditioning units and plenty of space to store your bike gear, and we have plenty of amenities to make your stay more enjoyable. All motel comforters, sheets and pillowcases are washed and replaced daily, and we take the time to clean under the beds, so you can have peace of mind knowing that your motel room is dust-free. We want our riders to sleep soundly and comfortably, so we make sure the beds in our rooms are always clean and welcoming.

Located Immediately Off Highway 17

Exit the highway, and we’re right there. No need to navigate through winding roads or small town streets. Our motel is easy to find and easy to get to. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Wawa, look no further than Outdoorsman Motel.

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Accommodations for Riders are Rated 5 Star

Nestled in the heart of Northern Ontario, Wawa is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in Canada. And what better way to take in that scenery than on a motorcycle? Wawa is a great place to ride, with plenty of quality roads and scenic vistas. The Outdoorsman Motel is located right in the heart of Wawa. Our past guests rave about how comfortable and clean our motel rooms are.  Check out our 5 Star Google, Trip Advisor and Facebook Reviews from our motorcycling guests.

Limited Pet Friendly Rooms

Pets are welcome (dogs only) at our motel, but we have a limited number of pet friendly rooms available. If you plan to bring your pet with you on your ride, please let us know so that we can ensure a pet friendly room is available.

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Free Parking with a Well-Lit Parking Lot

We at Outdoorsman understand that your motorcycle is more than just a mode of transportation. It’s your pride and joy. That’s why we take security seriously, with 24-hour surveillance and a well-lit parking lot with guest parking directly in front of the motel room.

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Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at Wawa’s Best Restaurants

When you stay with us, you’ll have your choice of some of the great dining in Wawa. We’re located within walking distance to most of the Wawa restaurants. Check out a listing of some of the local breakfast, lunch and dinner dining here.

You will have to check in advance to confirm if the restaurant will allow your pet.

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Wawa Stores Within Walking Distance

You might need some food or snacks or maybe motorcycle parts. You will find the beer store, and grocery store just across the street and local stores and shops within walking distance of the motel. Everything is close, easy and convenient for you to get tot you need without having to go far from the comfort of your motel room.

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Get Your Picture with the Wawa Goose

Probably the most well-known roadside attraction in Canada is Wawa’s Canada Goose. Replaced at least three times, this massive sculpture is the reason everyone driving across Canada stops in Wawa—that, and the pickle fudge down the road at Young’s General Store.

But seriously, ride your bike up, get a pic and post it on your social media. You’ll get tons of comments from people who’ve “been there,” and even more from people who want to know “where is that?”

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Wawa Festival and Events

Wawa is an ideal stopover on your next vacation. The town is friendly and home to various festivals and events throughout the year, including the Wawa Winter Carnival, the Wawa Goose Festival, and the Wawa Fall Fair. No matter what time of year you visit, there’s sure to be something going on. As a tourist, there’s plenty to see and do, from curling bonspiels and and fishing derbies to shopping and sightseeing. Check out some things to do in Wawa on your stay.

Trails, Waterfalls, Parks and a Beach

Wawa is a nature lover’s paradise. The town is home to numerous trails, waterfalls, and parks. And don’t forget about the beach! If you love fresh fish, bring your fishing license and try your hand at catching dinner from shore. You can take photos, videos of the best sunsets. This small town in Northern Ontario is a great place to ride, with plenty of scenic routes and attractions to explore. And when you need a place to rest your head at night, the Outdoorsman Motel is your home away from home.

The Michipicoten River is a river in the Algoma District of Northern , Canada, which flows from Dog Lake and joins with the Magpie River to empty into Michipicoten Bay on Lake Superior near the town of Wawa. This river is 113 km (70 mi) in length (including Lochalsh River to the outlet of Wabatongushi Lake) and drains an area of about 5,200 km2 (2,000 sq mi).

The river’s name derives from the Ojibwe Mishipikwadina, meaning “big bluffs,”[2], and refers to the large hills near the river’s mouth.

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Routes Along the North Shore of Lake Superior

Your trip to Wawa won’t be complete without a visit along Lake Superior. The world’s largest freshwater lake offers miles of scenic shoreline to explore. Take a ride along the North Shore Scenic Drive for the best views. This route takes you past some of the most popular attractions in the area, including Gooseberry Falls State Park and Split Rock Lighthouse. At the Outdoorsman Motel, we offer clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced rooms.

Motorcycling to Wawa, Ontario, Canada

Turning north from Hwy 17, the Trans-Canada Highway, at White River, Ontario, the first thing you notice is the change in scenery. Algoma district is well known for its rocky, rugged, and often harsh landscape. The road begins to wind its way along the shores of Lake Superior and through the small towns that line the route. From the north channel of the lake, the route takes you inland through forests and rivers. The small town of Wawa is a great place to stop for the night. Its scenic location and friendly people make it the perfect place to relax and enjoy your trip. We also have a large parking lot with plenty of room to park your bikes, trucks and trailers.

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Tail of the Dragon North

The famous Highway 129 has been nicknamed by riders Ontario’s “Tail of the Dragon,” with the miles of twists and turns that follow the Mississagi River. Beginning your tour either in Sault Ste. Marie or Thessalon, we recommend travelling north up the 129 to Chapleau, then the 101 to Wawa, Ontario.

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What our Biking Friends say About the Outdoorsman Motel, Wawa

  • I have been to dozens of motels across Canada, but this motel is by far the best!! Not 5 stars but 10 stars!! Ray and Lynn, together with their staff, are great people. Ray and Lynn make you feel almost like your family from the first moment. The rooms are beautiful, everywhere is clean, everything is working, WiFi is amazing, they even invite you for a coffee and cookies in the morning! This motel is better than many 4 star hotels!! I have been here twice and will come again. Thanks Ray and Lynn you are the best!!!!

    thumb Peter Antal
    September 30, 2022

    Great place for our family of four. The room was really clean and the bathroom looked brand new. Staff and owners very friendly and accommodating. Best part, the motel is right next to a playground so entertaining our 2 year old was easy. I would stay here again.

    thumb Aubs Ow
    August 30, 2022

    I was dreading the thought of looking for a room in Wawa on a Sunday night but we were too tired to keep driving. I chose this Motel after reading so many positive reviews. It is gem! Don't let the rustic appearance of the rooms fool you. The decor is not old and musty, it's beautiful and comfortable. Our room was very clean and had an updated bathroom. We would certainly stay there again.

    thumb Sandy Brodie
    June 30, 2022
  • Tbh don’t have enough words or new for this place ! On our way home we stopped for a night and it was the best decision ! Never came across such cute / beautiful / clean motel before and the couple is super nice !!!!! Echo each comment of how wonderful this motel is ! Kudos to the team !!!! Ps- loved the room decor …. Cottage feels and super cozy

    thumb Nids3084 K
    September 30, 2022

    We were traveling cross-country to relocate and needed a stop in Wawa along our route. Becuase we were traveling with pets, our choices were limited and some of the places -- even national chains -- were run down and it was evident that NOBODY who worked at them cared about their guests or their business. Our expectation were quite low when we arrived at the Outdoorsman Motel in Wawa, but were surprised and delighted. It is charming and the owners have clearly gone out of their way to create a clean, inviting experience for their guests. Lots of little touches that show they care deeply about the role a good motel plays for a weary traveller. We loved that they had all of the take-out menus from local restaurants in the room and offered us some extra towels and cloths becuase they knew we were traveling with pets. Highly recommended.

    thumb Robert Rose
    May 30, 2022

    Best place to stay in Wawa! They have the most amazing bathrooms and the service is incredible! Staying here is always a highlight of our trip!!

    thumb David Franke
    October 30, 2022
  • Super comfy and clean rooms. Full size fridge and huge high def TV! Was amazing by everything, definitely would stay again. Thanks!

    thumb Nadia Tymoshuk
    October 30, 2022

    y The room was clean and comfortable. Nicely decorated. The bathroom had apparently been recently re-done, as it was very clean and BRIGHT. I went to the office to get ice. Ray, the owner, asked if I was making a cocktail to un-wind, which I was. Ray handed me two glass, cocktail glasses, as he did not want us drinking out of plastic glasses. A touch of class, on Rays part. The owners were absolutely great in making sure their guests were comfortable. We would definitely stay here again..... Go Packers.......

    thumb Tim Zeigle
    September 30, 2022

    FABULOUS! A hidden gem. We had to stay in Wawa unexpectedly due to road closures and were so pleasantly surprised with this place. Our room was clean, quiet, and cozy with an adorable cabin feel. Nice big fridge, new bathroom fixtures and everything worked great. The staff were kind and helpful. Bonus points for the warm cookies in the morning!

    thumb Chris Brooker
    May 30, 2022
  • Love this place and fully recommend to anyone travelling through or working in the area. Room was very clean and loved the furniture that came with it. Full kitchenette and lots of room. Rooms have been renovated. The friendliest owners. Nice conversation, great coffee and freshly made cookies in the morning. Was great for my family of 4 and my pets. We will stay again if we are passing through.

    thumb James Masterman
    April 30, 2022

    What a wonderful little motel. Rooms are beautiful, make you feel like you’re in a cabin. Very clean, SUPER friendly staff, coffee and fresh baked cookies in the morning. Credit card NOT required!

    thumb Katie Brown
    April 30, 2022

    Ray greated us and was very friendly. Our room was fresh smelling, very clean and had everything we needed. Cute decor. We are doing the Lake Superior Circle tour on our motorcycle and have stayed in various places along the way. We would definitely recommend The Outdoorsman. Also close enough to places to walk to eat if you don't want to ride your bike to dine.

    thumb Tamara O'Connor
    August 30, 2022
  • Good clean rooms, comfortable bed, friendly staff, excellent value. Minor annoyances were: coffee supplies didn't include cream, shower didn't work well, would have liked extra pillows.

    thumb Greg Gale
    May 30, 2022

    The best place to stay in this beautiful part of Canada! The rooms were spotless and very comfortable! So cozy! The cleanest motel! Excellent service. Everything was perfect right down to the fresh baked cookies! Thanks so much to Ray and Lyne for your hospitality! Ray and I enjoyed our stay there. It was such a pleasure to meet you both. Looking forward to another stay and visit. Highly recommend this motel!! Five star! ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    thumb Sharon Fowler
    September 30, 2022

    We stayed overnight on a road trip. Great place to stay! Super clean and friendly. You can tell the owners take immaculate care of the property. Highly recommended!

    thumb Nancy Smetaniuk
    September 30, 2022
  • What a beautiful place to stay in Northern Ontario. Super friendly and accommodating staff. The rooms are so clean, neat, cozy and comfortable. There's even fresh baked cookies and coffee at the main office every morning. Highly recommended and A1 place to stay if you're in Wawa. Thanks Ray and Lyne for a fantastic stay at this beautiful little gem!

    thumb Ray Patrie
    July 30, 2022

    What a little gem of a place to stay! The room was impeccably clean, and loved the cabin feel. Staff is super friendly. We had to leave early so missed out on coffee and cookies. Would definitely stay here again!

    thumb Tony Carriere
    August 30, 2022

    The best hotel experience I've had. The rooms were tidy and well kept. The full size fridge and freezer as well as the barbecues were a great feature for someone like myself who was staying for an extended period of time. The coffee and cookies available early in the morning made for a great start to my work days and the owners were incredibly friendly and personable.

    thumb Michael Beauchamp
    August 30, 2022
  • Excellent motel! Our room was comfortable, clean, and updated and the kitchenette was really convenient The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed the fresh cookies and coffee! Wish we could have stayed more than one night!

    thumb Sarah V
    July 30, 2022

    My husband and I stayed here twice, on our honeymoon road trip. On the way up, we decided to book here and we loved it! We loved the cabin vibe of our room. It was very clean and comfortable. The gentleman checking us in was very nice. They even offer some baked goods and coffee in the morning. We loved it so much, we decided to stay there again on the way back. It is a very small town so there's limited things to do but Lake Wawa is beautiful! Highly recommended!

    thumb Emilie Meilleur
    November 2, 2022

    Such a great location and very accommodating staff! Room was super clean, and rustic! Complimentary Cookies and Coffee for Breakfast at the office.

    thumb R M
    October 30, 2022
  • Had a wonderful stay. The owners are very friendly and gave me some great advice on local things to do and see. The room was beautifully renovated and very clean. We really appreciated the full size fridge and freezer plus microwave. The parking lot was well lit and in good shape. Also the morning cookies and coffee are delicious.

    thumb David Jennings
    September 30, 2022

    We and our little dog had the pleasure of staying last night. The room was so warm and inviting. Everything was spotless!!!! Fridge, microwave, flat screen. The bathroom was so clean and new. Perfect for the weary traveller. Very welcoming host and hostess. Definitely staying there on the return end of our trip.

    thumb Katie Nicholson
    March 30, 2022

    Stoped here after our long drive from Toronto. It’s just the place you need, clean and comfortable!! Also very nice people and amazing service!!!

    thumb Kira Stevens
    November 9, 2022
  • Great place. Everything is clean and updated. Nice amenities including refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker in some rooms, grills. Ample parking with a few spots for vehicles with trailers. Reasonable prices and friendly staff. Highly recommend.

    thumb Pat Daum
    July 30, 2022

    Amazing stay with hosts Ray and Lynn. Definitely the best hotel in Wawa. The rooms character and cleanliness makes you feel like you are at home.

    thumb Derek Vaillant
    September 30, 2022

    Extremely friendly staff! Lovely spot to stay. We stopped here for one night on our way through the town and decided to stay here over the other spots in town and we are SO happy we did! The rooms were spotless and clean. You could smell the cleanness of the room. The bathroom looked brand-new and just renovated. There was wifi, tv, fridge, microwave, table and a queen bed in the room. Very comfortable room and gave a lovely "home" feeling. We received free coffee in the morning and fresh baked cookies! The staff were very genuine, kind and friendly. Definitely will stay here again if we pass by again! Definitely recommend!

    thumb Emily Rogers
    May 30, 2022
  • I’m driving across country to deliver our beloved dog to his new location. Called in short notice and was assigned one of the pet friendly rooms. Clean and immaculate. The bathroom appears all newly renovated and is spotless. Check in was a fantastic experience and I was so happy I wrote this review pre checkout

    thumb Al and Andrea bonner
    September 30, 2022

    Very clean, very accommodating and friendly staff. Quiet. Great air conditioning, beds and shower. Love the decor. 🙂

    thumb Shannon Young
    June 30, 2022

    Highly recommend the Outdoorsman Motel! Very clean room, large bright bathroom, full size fridge, quiet, and comfortable beds! Lyne and Ray, the owners, go above and beyond to meet your needs!

    thumb Cory Kutchaw
    July 30, 2022

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