8 Best Summer Things to Do in Michigan’s Thumb & Bay Area

Whether you live in the Thumb or Bay area, or you’re looking to venture east for a Michigan summer getaway, you’ll want to explore all the great summer things to do in Michigan’s Thumb & Bay area!

Take a Tour of the Flint Murals

Not only will you be impressed by the diversity that is depicted in the mural and amazed by the bright, moving colors that are used throughout them, but you also will have the opportunity to discover the best-hidden gems that downtown Flint has to offer.

There’s nothing quite like a Michigan summer spent on the farm, and Fick Farms is perhaps the most iconic farm in Lapeer County.

Pick Flowers at Fick Farms in Lapeer County

Meet the Candy Man in Marine City

The Sweet Tooth is run by a friendly man who is known to both locals and visitors as The Candy Man, and he makes it a point to have every type of confection you could imagine in his store.

Watch Both the Sunrise and the Sunset in Huron County

Michigan is famous for its freshwater coastline, but there is only one place in Michigan where you can enjoy both a sunrise and a sunset over the water — and that’s in the Thumb.

Feast on a Thanksgiving Dinner This Summer in Kawkawlin

This restaurant has long been famous for its delicious turkey dinners.

More to Explore During Summer in Michigan