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.

Hitching Post Inn – A Great Bar Burger In the Thumb

[Ed Note: This pub has not been visited in several years. I’m uncertain where Julz is these days. But the Hitching Post is an Oasis during the high crowds at Cheeseburger Festival] I’m a cheeseburger hound. I’m one of those who never seem to turn down going to some pub to grab a cheeseburger and … Read more

The Amazing Color of Elkton Michigan

Elkton Main Street

The village in Huron County Michigan was first known as Oliver Center, from its location in Oliver Township (named for pioneer settler John Oliver) when organized in 1877. The village was founded in 1886 by W. J. McGillivray, a blacksmith, who built the first house here. He named it to commemorate his killing a huge … Read more