The Blue Water Area extends along the eastern shores of Michigan’s Thumbcoast from Clay/Algonac to Port Austin at the tip of the Thumb. Every charming community has panoramic views of the blue waters of either Lake Huron or the St. Clair River, places to watch freighters up-close and plenty space to sprawl out. Explore over 75 beaches and parks, shop boutiques, find unique eateries, take hike or paddle a trail or go fishing. The opportunities to enjoy nature are endless here on Michigan’s Thumbcoast, make plans to visit!
Discover the blue
Play along the eastern shores of Michigan's ThumbCoast, where 140 miles of shoreline await you. Meander the picturesque waterfronts on a leisure walk, bike ride or paddle. Play golf at one of our pristine golf courses, visit a local vineyard, watch live theater, shop boutiques and check out a unique eatery.