15 Things You Should Know About Visiting Michigan’s Sleeper State Park

Sleeper State Park Welcome Sign

Sleeper State Park was the first state park in the Thumb. With an excellent beach and camp sites it has been a place to camp and visit for over 95 years. Visitors can watch both sunrises and sunsets on Saginaw Bay, relax in the shade and seclusion of the campground or roam the trails of the ancient dune forests. It’s one of the most widely visited parks in Southeast Michigan. Yet still contains amazing secrets.

5 best places to visit in Michigan For Instagram Worthy Locations

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Michigan is known for its Great Lakes and shorelines. If you are looking for an Instagram-worthy location for photos to post, look no further than Michigan. From the many magnificent waterfalls to natural wonders along the national lakeshore, here are five sites every photo-avid traveler needs to visit where they’re in the area.

Day Trips In Michigan – 10 More Marvelous Places To See In The Thumb – Part Two

Michigan Beach Vacation

In Part One of our Michigan Day Trip Around the Thumb we traveled from Port Huron up the eastern shore of Lake Huron to the tip of the Thumb. Our starting point for the second half of our adventure is in Grindstone City. We will begin heading west along Saginaw Bay’s shore of sugar sand beaches and interesting coastal towns and villages. I hope you brought your bathing suit because this side of the Thumb offers some of the best swimming beaches in Michigan.

Port Sanilac Lighthouse – Beacon for the Shore of Michigan’s Thumb

Port Sanilac Lighthouse

If you’re looking for things to do in Detroit, take a short road trip up M-25. The Port Sanilac Lighthouse was built in 1886 on the eastern shore of Michigan’s Thumb. This beautiful light serves the 60-mile shore between Fort Gratiot and Harbor Beach Light.