Curious about what could a Thumb possibly has got to offer? Look no further as we have concluded some of the Thumb’s specialties you can experience over the summer, guaranteed to leave you with both thumbs up.
The times of greatest shipbuilding in the Great Lakes region was during the lumbering era. From 1839 until the early 1890s, the virgin old-growth Michigan forests were cut down to produce lumber for growing towns and cities in the lower Great Lakes. Michigan was the nation’s leading lumber producer from 1869 until about 1900. The only way to transport finished milled lumber from the shore side mills in the Great Lakes was by ship.
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.
Discover how to attract Baltimore Orioles and hummingbirds to your cottage during migration season with these helpful tips and tricks. From colorful feeders to nectar solutions, learn how to make your yard a bird paradise.
In the 1900s Michigan was known for its roadside attractions to draw tourists to stop. An early attraction in the Thumb region was Jenny, the Beer Drinking Bear in Quanicassee.
The winter storm currently crossing Michigan has hit the Upper Thumb particularly hard. Sheriff Kelly Hanson has issued this urgent plea a few minutes ago. …
One of the most amazing sites in the #Michigan Upper Thumb is Turnip Rock. It’s the #1 tourist attraction in the Upper Thumb. Here are the top tips on how to visit the site and things to know before you go. .
The Upper Thumb is blessed with sandy beaches, fun places to visit and great inexpensive places to eat. We compiled a listing of the top restaurants, grills, bakeries, and bars that offer breakfast. These are the top rated places to go for your morning meal according to the travel sites Yelp and TripAdvisor.