About ThumbWind

Designated as the Wind Energy Capital of the Great Lakes, Michigan’s Upper Thumb is a fascinating region of farming, renewable energy production, and tourism.

Octagon Barn Gagetown Michigan
Thumb Octagon Barn

The Thumb offers a playground of festivals, art galleries, fairs, agricultural exhibits and the ability to play on the water and the sugar sand beaches along beautiful Saginaw Bay.

Charity Island Lighthouse
Charity Island Lighthouse

Since 2009 our goal is to explore and find fun all around Michigan with a focus on the Upper Thumb.

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Cheeseburger in Caseville Parade

From Caseville’s famous Cheeseburger Festival, sailing on Saginaw Bay, discovering the art studios in Port Austin, kayaking to Turnip Rock, antiquing in Sebewaing, discovering fresh farm to table foods and marveling at expansive wind farms.

Lumbering in Caseville
Lumber run in Pigeon River Caseville

We also look back to the fascinating history and key events that shaped the area. We look for the “Best of the Thumb” and pass it on.

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From time to time Thumbwind may research and publish stories regarding sensitive issues or topics unique to Michigan and the Thumb region.

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