Lady of the Lakes Gets Ready For Charity Island Tours

Title Getting Ready for Charity Island

In Michigan’s Upper Thumb, Charity Island dominates the horizon of Saginaw Bay. The island is rarely visited despite its location in a busy shipping and fishing region. Thumbwind has been researching the history of the island and reached out to Captain Tom Carriveau, who has been taking visitors out on Charity Island Tours for over 10 years. Here is our latest on Captain’s Tom’s preparations for the Summer.

6 Amazing Great Lakes Islands to Explore

Great Lakes Islands - Six Islands to Explore on the Great Lakes

With over 35,000 islands, the salt and shark-free Great Lakes have some of the most inviting and unique chances for island exploring anywhere in the world. Some of these magnificent island destinations are only accessible by boat or float plane, while others offer regularly scheduled ferry service. Here are six choice island destinations to explore.

Michigan Lighthouses of The Upper Thumb

There are 124 Michigan lighthouses across the state.  They are unique, functional and draw many visitors to explore their grounds or climb the towers.  Of the four lighthouses in the Upper Thumb, only one is accessible directly from the land. All the others need a boat to access. Port Austin Reef Lighthouse The light was first … Read more