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Thumbcoast Rainy Day Activities

It’s a rainy day, what is there to do?

It’s raining out and we have some great options to stay dry. Explore our rainy day guide for family-fun activities for everyone’s interest. Visit for accommodations, parks, dining and more.


Book an Escape Room or Game Show Night at The Hallway Entertainment in Downtown Port Huron. Test your skills, laugh and have great time with rooms designs using gaming methodologies. The Foundry in Port Huron, the Craft Loft in St. Clair and New Century Art Gallery in Marine City are all places you can explore your inner artist with painting, pottery or photography studio spaces to use.

Photo | Hallway Entertainment

Have you tried the golf simulator at Solitude Links Golf Course? Try their custom built 16-foot by 10-foot high impact screen enclosure and HD 1080p resolution, located near Port Huron. Schedule a private group tee-time by calling (810) 982-3673 x1, make sure to call ahead for this popular rainy day activity.

Buy tickets for live theatre along the coast. Riverbank Theatre in Marine City is performing “Same Time, Next Year” through October 17th. Enter Stage Right in Port Huron is performing “Phantom of the Opera” October 8 – 24th. These are just a few of many locations, check out our Theatre Page for the full list.

Grab a popcorn and catch a flick at the boutique theater, Sperry’s Moviehouse. Relax in a cozy recliner with a full menu option for dinner at your seat. Find more points of interest in Port Huron using our custom navigation map.

The Thumbcoast has skating rinks for roller skating at Family Fun & Skate. If you like the cooler atmosphere, try ice skating at Glacier Pointe. Both offer indoor and open skate options for the entire family.

The YMCA is a beautiful facility in Port Huron with panoramic views of the St. Clair River. They are now offering day passes to visit their pool or book your own personal swimming lane. Be sure to schedule a your visit ahead of time by contacting the YMCA directly.

Contact businesses directly ahead of time to verify availability or restrictions.


Explore Discover City at the Carnegie Center in Port Huron. This is a new interactive exhibit available September 22 – March 31, 2022. The Huron Experience is a pass that allows you to visit all four museum locations.

Visit the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum in the shoreline community, Port Sanilac. Their collection includes over a dozen historic buildings such as the Loop-Harrison Mansion, a blacksmith shop & train depot. The Mansion has inside tours if you call the office ahead at 810-622-9946.

A bygone era of the world’s largest collection of ice harvesting equipment & refrigeration collection can be found at the Knowlton Ice Museum of North America. The museum is located in Downtown Port Huron, walking distance to dining & shopping. Visit our Museum Page to see a full list of Thumbcoast museums to check out.

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Finish that book you started, meet a friend and reminisce or go for the uplifting smells of freshly brewed java. There are lots of really great options in the area, visit our Thumbcoast Coffee & Sweet Treats page to see them all. Let us know who your favorite is.

Photo | Exquisite Corpse Coffee House, Port Huron.

Grab an umbrella and take this rainy day opportunity to explore all the the unique boutiques in Downtown Port Huron’s Historic District.

The downtown area of Water St. and Broadway at Marine City’s Nautical Mile has plenty of stores you can explore.

St. Clair has an outdoor area with covered hallways at the Riverview Plaza. At the plaza, see the indoor Artisan Market with local artist booths. Bonus: There is a craft brewery and wine house here too!

Rain days are a perfect excuse to visit the spa. Make plans at a Thumbcoast Spa for a day of pampering with a body scrub, detox wrap or Lomi Lomi massage. The massage has dreamy Hawaiian music and aromatherapy. Try out the newest relaxation place, Spa Blu, in Port Huron.

Photo | Spa Blu, Port Huron

Visit the Great Lakes Maritime Center at Vantage Point in Port Huron. Watch passing freighters up-close from indoors and hear all about them as they pass. Open seasonally May through the end of October.

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