The "Thumb"

A Michigan back roads day trip to the Michigan "thumb" region can easily turn into Michigan back roads getaway. Unusual and interesting destinations are all around. Lower Michigan is known as the "mitten" and the "thumb" is known as the forgotten digit.  There are beautiful drives, historic treasures and some oddities.

Capac Model City Horse Country Drive  
Caro Lexington Port Hope Museums
  Lisa's Loft - Shop Port Sanilac Museum
Croswell Mechanical Marvel Sanilac Petroglyphs
Earl's Prairie Metamora Secret Passage
Frankenmuth Octagon Barn Swinging Bridge
  Ringwood Forest Telephone Museum
    Tip of the Thumb
    White Rock
    Wilderness Arboreteum

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