7 Secrets to Learn About the Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas Point

Across Saginaw Bay from Michigan’s Thumb sits one of the prettiest lighthouses in Michigan.

The Michigan History Center has produced a video that offers viewers a virtual tour of climbing the lighthouse tower. As each step is made up of the tower, bits of history and fascinating design and functional aspects of the lighthouse are revealed. In the end, there is a little test you can take to on seven of the little aspects of the Tawas Point Lighthouse.

Tawas Michigan – Fun Across the Bay

Tawas, Fun Across the Bay

On summer evenings we can see the blinking lights of the Tawas area from our beach. It’s a day’s sail from Caseville but a several hour drive from the Upper Thumb.  The bay is clear due to the currents coming in from Lake Huron and the little town nestled near the harbor is a charming mix of tourist and art colony.