6 Fascinating Places to See at Harbor Beach Michigan

Harbor Beach Feature Image

Home to the world’s largest man-made fresh water harbor, the port of Harbor Beach is an ideal stopping point for sailors making their way up the shore of Lake Huron.

Rent a kayak and see three shipwrecks in the harbor

9 Reasons to Consider Renting An RV or Camper At a Michigan State Park In 2021

Lakeside camp site at Port Crescent State Park

The Covid pandemic has caused folks to curtail travel. However a new interest in camping now giving families safe way to be outdoors and explore safely.

Also the Michigan DNR has worked with local companies that offer RV and camper rental delivery and set up services in Michigan’s State Parks. This allows outdoor camping for those who want the experience of staying in a camper but not the ownership of one.

The Pier Based Coast Guard Harbor Beach Station

Coast Guard Station Sand Beach c1920

The original Coast Guard Station was a pier station built on the Jenk’s company dock in 1910 and incorporated a 50-foot lookout tower. The station seen in this picture was built on a concrete foundation 300 yards offshore in 1935. During World War II, the Harbor Beach Station served as a Coast Guard training facility … Read more

10 More Places To See In The Thumb – Day Trips in Michigan – 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.