The Upper Thumb offers some of the finest Michigan kayaking areas for both the novice and expert.
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. .
Cable News Network, CNN, has declared Huron County’s iconic rock one of America’s most amazing, or weird, rock formations. Located on private property at Pointe Aux Barques and accessible only by canoe or kayak.
Top 15 “Must See” Michigan Upper Thumb Attractions.
A perfect recipe for a day trip or a week of exploring. Many are free to see and all are an easy drive to get to.
We encountered many folks who have come up to Michigan’s Upper Thumb for their entire lives but never have seen these top ten sites. They offer a glimpse of the history and beauty of native Michigan and its Great Lakes.
The name Pointe Aux Barques was coined by French sailors and voyageurs in about 1760. The name literally means the point of boats, This is because the rock formations at the tip of the Thumb looked like the prow of a ship. It was also known as a hideout for sailors.
The year is 1912. An exclusive modern resort community is opened at the tip of Michigan’s thumb with direct train service from Detroit. For over 100 years it has been a resort community.
I was at Detroit Metro airport and spied a tourist handout that I couldn’t resist picking up. It was the Upper Thumb’s own Turnip Rock on …