12 Free & Family-Oriented Things to do in Michigan’s Thumb

Things to do in the upper Thumb - for free

We went looking for over a dozen free things to in Michigan’s Thumb. This are fun for the family and only cost your time and travel.

Did a Derecho Hit the Upper Thumb?

Weather Radar Map of Michigan

Derecho – A Straight Line of Destruction On the early morning of Thursday, November 6th, 2015 neighbors heard a commotion that could only be described as “sounding like a freight train” ripping sound their street. Within moments trees were falling and branches over 9 inches in diameter were being hurled over 30 yards or more. … Read more

Brave Souls Shrug Off Sub Zero Temps at Shanty Days 2015

Caseville’s Shanty Days were officially postponed in 2015 due to bone-chilling temperatures in the sub-zero range. These bottom-dwelling temperatures coupled with high winds and drifting snow it made for miserable outdoor conditions. Never the less some ventured out in near white out conditions.