Points of Interest

Michigan’s Thumbcoast has exciting points of interest you won’t want to miss! Stand under the Blue Water Bridges, and marvel at the architecture. Go experience the northern lights at the dark sky preserve in Port Austin. Then, visit Michigan’s only Challenger Learning Center, an immersive space themed experience.

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The Colony Tower Light

6503 Dyke Rd.
Clay, MI 48001 US

Region: Clay / Algonac
Website

Unofficial Lighthouse in Clay Twp. recently received an LED beacon again.
Harbor Beach Historic Walking Tour

Harbor Beach, MI 48441 US

Phone: (989) 479-6477
Region: Harbor Beach
Website

Harbor Beach invites you to enjoy their rich historical background on a self guided tour with map on their website.
Harbor Beach Visitors Center

146 S. Huron Avenue
Harbor Beach 48441 US

Phone: (989) 479-6477
Region: Harbor Beach
Website

A local place to get information about lodging, dining and shopping in the area.
Lincoln Park & Trescott Pier

Trescott Street
Harbor Beach 48441 US

Region: Harbor Beach
Website

Sandy beach, picnic area and a place for kayak launching in Harbor Beach.
Marine City Welcome Center Chamber of Commerce

480 S. Water St.
Marine City 48039 US

Phone: (810) 765-4501
E-Mail Address: chamber@visitmarinecity.com
Region: Marine City
Website

Marine City is antiques, tasty treats and waterfront beats!
Marine City Nautical Mile Shopping, Dining & Parks

Marine City 48039 US

Phone: (810) 765-4501
Region: Marine City
Website

A half-mile stretch of restaurants, charming shops and parks along the riverfront in downtown Marine City.
Blue Water Bridges - International Border Crossing

Port Huron, MI US

Phone: (810) 985-9541
Region: Port Huron

The Blue Water Bridge is an international crossing between the United States of America and Canada.
Blue Water Convention Center

500 Thomas Edison Pkwy.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 201-5513
Region: Port Huron
Website

Great Lakes waterfront meeting space. Enjoy the panoramic views of passing ships, the Blue Water Bridges & Canada.
Blue Water Maiden

Thomas Edison Parkway
Port Huron 48060 US

Region: Port Huron

Located at the Blue Water Bridge welcoming ships.
Blue Water River Walk

51 Court St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Region: Port Huron
Website

The Blue Water River Walk is a unique location to watch freighter traffic, view the St. Clair River
Blue Water Trolley

720 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron 48060 US

Phone: (810) 987-7373
Region: Port Huron
Website

Take a picturesque tour of Port Huron for 10 cents per person visiting 51 locations.
Fort Gratiot Light Station

2800 Omar Street
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 982-0891
Region: Port Huron
Website

Michigan's oldest lighthouse, built in 1829 in Port Huron on a public beach with breathtaking views of passing ships.
Goodells County Park

8345 County Park Dr.
Goodells, MI 48027 US

Phone: (810) 989-6960
Region: Port Huron
Website

Playgrounds, splash pad, historical village, butterfly garden, equestrian center & farm museum.
The Hallway Entertainment

1219 Military St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 689-9259
Region: Port Huron
Website

Escape rooms, mystery dinners & game show nights in Port Huron.
Huron Lady II Cruise

102 Huron Ave.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 984-1500
Region: Port Huron
Website

Narrated sightseeing boat tour of Lake Huron & the St. Clair River from Port Huron.
SC4 Fieldhouse Tower

701 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 984-3881
Region: Port Huron
Website

Climb the tower and get a bird’s eye view of historic downtown Port Huron.
Thomas Edison Park

Thomas Edison Parkway
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 984-9760
Region: Port Huron

A place to take in the breathtaking views of passing ships while relaxing on a bench, walking, biking or fishing.
Port Austin Welcome Center

2 West Spring Street
Port Austin, MI 48467 US

Phone: (989) 738-7600
Region: Port Austin
Website

The Port Austin Welcome Center is located in front of the Port Austin State Harbor.
Palmer Park & Boardwalk St. Clair

N. Riverside Ave
St. Clair, MI 48079 US

Phone: (810) 329-7121
Region: St. Clair
Website

St. Clair is the home of the world's longest fresh water boardwalk and Palmer Park is where you'll find it.
Lexington Breakwall

Lexington, MI 48450 US

Phone: (810) 359-2771
Region: Lexington
Website

Lexington's walkable breakwall is a great way to view Lake Huron.
Historic Downtown Port Huron

Military St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Region: Port Huron
Website

The historic district centered north & south of the Black River consisting of shopping, dining & landmarks.
Majestic Heart Carriage Rides

MI US

Phone: (810) 310-0827
E-Mail Address: majesticheartcarriagerides@gmail.com
Website

Horse-drawn carriage rides, locations in the ThumbCoast will vary.
Ship - Freighter Watching

MI US

Phone: (810) 987-8687

The best locations to watch passing ships, freighters & ice floes in-person or virtually from anywhere.
Dark Sky Preserve, View Northern Lights

Port Austin Rd.
Port Austin, MI 48467 US

Phone: (989) 738-8663
Region: Port Austin
Website

Night sky viewing inside of the Port Crescent State Park Day Use Area.
Free Thumbcoast Winter Activities 2023/2024

Various Locations
MI US

Discover FREE outdoor winter activities across Michigan's Thumbcoast!
Foundry

1219 Military St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 984-2787
E-Mail Address: hello@foundryporthuron.com
Region: Port Huron
Website

Downtown Port Huron maker/creator space, entertainment & event venue. Home of The Hallway Entertainment.
Barn Art Project Port Austin

Multiple Locations - Port Austin
Port Austin, MI 48467 US

E-Mail Address: portaustinsart@gmail.com
Region: Port Austin
Website

The Art Barn Project is a cultural attraction of murals, sculpture & re-configurations of classic barns.
Village Green Shops - Port Austin

Lake St.
Port Austin, MI 48467 US

Phone: (989) 738-7600
E-Mail Address: chamber@portaustinarea.com
Region: Port Austin
Website

Adorable village of pop-up shops in Downtown Port Austin.
Thumbcoast Heritage Tour

MI US

Website

Take a self-guided Heritage Tour through the history of Michigan's Thumbcoast.
Underwater Preserves - Thumbcoast Shipwreck Diving

MI US

Website

Documented shipwrecks and underwater preserve locations in Michigan's Thumbcoast.
Turnip Rock Water Trails

Port Austin, MI US

Region: Port Austin
Website

Water trail to a scenic rock formation at the tip of Michigan's Thumbcoast, viewable by water only.
Great Lakes Pedal & Pour

MI 48060 US

E-Mail Address: greatlakespedal@gmail.com
Region: Port Huron
Website

Scenic Pedal pub rides around Port Huron! Schedule your private ride and they'll bring the pub to you!
Challenger Learning Center

323 Erie St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

E-Mail Address: experiencecenter@sc4.edu
Region: Port Huron
Website

Michigan's only Challenger Center. Fully immersive space themed STEM experience.
McMorran Plaza Outdoor Ice Rink

701 McMorran Blvd.

Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 985-6166
Region: Port Huron
Website

Skate outdoors at the McMorran Ice Rink, bring your own skates or rent them on the weekends for free.
Sanilac Petroglyphs

8251 Germania Rd.
Cass City, MI 48726 US

Phone: (989) 856-4411
Region: Port Sanilac
Website

This historic state park has Michigan's largest known collection of early Native American teachings carved in stone.
Croswell Swinging Bridge

Maple St.
Croswell, MI 48422 US

Region: Lexington
Website

Pedestrian suspension bridge 5 miles west of Lexington in Michigan's Thumbcoast.
Bootleggers Axe Co.

402 Quay St.
Port Huron, MI 48060 US

Phone: (810) 216-6076
Region: Port Huron
Website

Waterfront axe throwing bar & restaurant in Downtown Port Huron with a tiki bar patio.
Caseville Pier

1 Bayview St.
Caseville, MI 48725 US

Region: Port Austin
Website

Pier in Lake Huron/Saginaw Bay, 1800 ft. long perfect to see sunrises & sunsets.
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The Art Barn Project is a cultural attraction of murals, sculpture & re-configurations of classic barns.

The Blue Water Bridge is an international crossing between the United States of America and Canada.

Great Lakes waterfront meeting space. Enjoy the panoramic views of passing ships, the Blue Water Bridges & Canada.

Located at the Blue Water Bridge welcoming ships.

The Blue Water River Walk is a unique location to watch freighter traffic, view the St. Clair River

Take a picturesque tour of Port Huron for 10 cents per person visiting 51 locations.

Waterfront axe throwing bar & restaurant in Downtown Port Huron with a tiki bar patio.

Pier in Lake Huron/Saginaw Bay, 1800 ft. long perfect to see sunrises & sunsets.

Michigan's only Challenger Center. Fully immersive space themed STEM experience.

Pedestrian suspension bridge 5 miles west of Lexington in Michigan's Thumbcoast.

Night sky viewing inside of the Port Crescent State Park Day Use Area.

Michigan's oldest lighthouse, built in 1829 in Port Huron on a public beach with breathtaking views of passing ships.

Downtown Port Huron maker/creator space, entertainment & event venue. Home of The Hallway Entertainment.

Discover FREE outdoor winter activities across Michigan's Thumbcoast!

Playgrounds, splash pad, historical village, butterfly garden, equestrian center & farm museum.

Scenic Pedal pub rides around Port Huron! Schedule your private ride and they'll bring the pub to you!

Harbor Beach invites you to enjoy their rich historical background on a self guided tour with map on their website.

A local place to get information about lodging, dining and shopping in the area.

The historic district centered north & south of the Black River consisting of shopping, dining & landmarks.

Narrated sightseeing boat tour of Lake Huron & the St. Clair River from Port Huron.

Lexington's walkable breakwall is a great way to view Lake Huron.

Sandy beach, picnic area and a place for kayak launching in Harbor Beach.

Horse-drawn carriage rides, locations in the ThumbCoast will vary.

A half-mile stretch of restaurants, charming shops and parks along the riverfront in downtown Marine City.

Marine City is antiques, tasty treats and waterfront beats!

Skate outdoors at the McMorran Ice Rink, bring your own skates or rent them on the weekends for free.

St. Clair is the home of the world's longest fresh water boardwalk and Palmer Park is where you'll find it.

The Port Austin Welcome Center is located in front of the Port Austin State Harbor.

This historic state park has Michigan's largest known collection of early Native American teachings carved in stone.

Climb the tower and get a bird’s eye view of historic downtown Port Huron.

The best locations to watch passing ships, freighters & ice floes in-person or virtually from anywhere.

Unofficial Lighthouse in Clay Twp. recently received an LED beacon again.

Escape rooms, mystery dinners & game show nights in Port Huron.

A place to take in the breathtaking views of passing ships while relaxing on a bench, walking, biking or fishing.

Take a self-guided Heritage Tour through the history of Michigan's Thumbcoast.

Water trail to a scenic rock formation at the tip of Michigan's Thumbcoast, viewable by water only.

Documented shipwrecks and underwater preserve locations in Michigan's Thumbcoast.

Adorable village of pop-up shops in Downtown Port Austin.
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