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Traveling Michigan’s Thumbcoast During COVID

The Thumbcoast of Michigan is taking precautions for your safety. Travel confidently and feel good about visiting our 140 miles of beautiful blue water shoreline and we welcome you with air hugs.

Our Michigan thumb communities are open, ready for you and staying up to date on COVID pandemic guidelines. Rest assured that each of our communities are getting regular updates from the health department, local government agencies and the State of Michigan for your protection.

Update your new travel checklist items for traveling this summer and beyond. Be sure to pack your mask because they are required inside all public places by employees, local residents and visitors alike. We ask that you do not relax the use of masks when traveling. TRAVEL TIP | Call businesses ahead of time to find out their policy for ordering food, shopping or checking in for overnight stays; this will give you a better ease of mind on what to expect upon arrival.

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Social distancing is required in public outdoor places; the parks, beaches and facilities such as public bathrooms are open. Travelers and local residents are required to maintain proper space and not overcrowd these areas. If a major park or beach area becomes too full, the parking lots will be restricted by park employees who will monitor when vehicles are leaving, then allowing another vehicle to enter; this will control any crowding situations. Visit for CDC tips and safe practices in public places brought to you by Pure Michigan.

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