Thumb Region of Michigan

Enjoy Summertime in Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area

Michigan Life's Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area including Huron County, Lapeer County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Sanilac County, St Clair County, Tuscola County Michigan.

Region 6 Michigan's Thumb Area

Michigan's Thumb

The Thumb is a region and its own peninsula. We call it the Thumb Region because when you look at a map Michigan's lower peninsula is the shape of a mitten the this area is the mittens thumb. East of Saginaw and north of Detroit is one of the most coveted areas of michigan also called Blue Water area. This is a favorite travel destination rich in natural scenic beauty, strong cultural heritage and unique towns and people.

What to See and Do in Region 6 -Michigan's Thumb Area

Welcome to one of Michigan's favorite attractions. Come out and take part in some of the finest fruits our state has to offer. You can pick your own apples, cherries, pears or grapes, or let us do it for you. You can even have your next party, conference, BBQ or trade fairs on our grounds.

Fifteen years prior to being bitten with the fruit passion, Stan Pankiewicz worked in a nearby apple orchard. He started there in 1969 and worked for several years for an elderly man named Harvey. It was a way for Stan to make a supplemental income for his growing family.

Friday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Country Christmas Tree Farm & Gifts is a full service Christmas Tree Farm. Christmas Trees, Christmas Wreaths and boughs, Christmas decorations, saws provided, trees tied, sleigh rides

2022 Dates: TBA

The Fraser Lions Club Festival is a family friendly event with carnival rides, beer and food tent, vendors, live entertainment, a fireworks display, and more!

Home to an 800-acre working farm and orchard with a Cider Mill, Funland, Tasting Room, and Hard Cider Production Facility. Blake’s grows over 40 different apple varieties on the property, along with a diverse selection of crops.

August 7-13, 2022

Sanilac County 4-H Fair is a family friendly event a full schedule including auto cross and derby's, horse shows, live entertainment and food and of course all the 4H events.

July 18 - 23, 2022

The St. Clair County 4-H Fair is held at the beautiful Goodells County Park. Covering 120 acres, this Fair showcases motocross, a rodeo, children's activities, midway, music, truck/tractor pulls, exotic animals, livestock shows, draft horse pull, and a bump & run/figure 8.

  • Private Wine Tastings
  • Open Wine Tastings
  • Make Your Own Wine
  • Custom Labeled Wine
  • Large selection of wines from dry to sweet
  • Incredible selection of wine accessories & gifts

The walk begins at the Montague Trail Head, located at the east end of Spring Street, behind Whitehall Products and Montague Foods. City officials and area leaders will walk with the people of the community across the White River Bridge to the Chamber of Commerce located at 124 W. Hanson St. in Whitehall.

Attention Beer Lovers, what you've been hearing is true! Lake Orion is about to have its very own microbrewery – 51 North Brewing Company. We will be located at 51 North Broadway, hence the name. Mary and Don Gindhart lead a small group of beer-loving, business-minded individuals that share one purpose – to create a microbrewery like no other.

MBTB Tasting Room unites the founders of MichiganByTheBottle.com with multiple Michigan wineries to bring a taste of the state’s wine trails to metro Detroit.

With a history that dates back to 1863, Yates Grist Mill opened its doors beside the rapidly flowing waters of the ‘then’ Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal. Amidst the beautiful countryside of Rochester, Michigan the memories began in full bloom.

Engineered for Fun. Powered by Music.

AirTime Trampoline & Game Park is a high energy trampoline and music experience unlike any other. Imagine getting your bounce on surrounded by wall to wall trampolines with the speakers pumping out your favorite songs. That is AirTime Trampoline & Game Park.

The Village Winery came about after many years of wine making as a hobby. Through sharing our wines with family and friends we hatched the idea of starting a winery. After a long year or so process of application and build-out, we opened the Village Winery on labor day weekend of 2007 during our annual Romeo Peach Festival.

Established in 1813, Westview Orchards is still operated by the same family. We strive to grow high quality fruits and vegetables that you look for. You can pick our fruits, vegetables and sunflowers right from our orchards and fields or right from our Farm Market, Spring through Early Winter.

About a decade ago, after studying with industry experts at
University of California (UC Davis) to gain the core knowledge of
commercial wine making, we left the busy life of software executives in
downtown Chicago and literally - "bought the farm". We planted a 20

Stop in at the winery, right down the street (towards Lake Huron) from Birchwood Mall in Fort Gratiot, MI. Please feel free to contact us regarding any questions you might have about our Wine-Making Techniques.

A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall is an historic house museum, cultural center and events and wedding venue. Built by Matilda Dodge and Alfred Wilson, Meadow Brook is located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester.

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You can also enjoy a nice afternoon here picking strawberries and breathing in the fresh country air. Bring the whole family! You can always find more then enough berries to make your favorite jams or pie.

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