Districts in the
East Michigan Region
The Blue Water Area extends along the eastern shores of Michigan’s Thumbcoast from Clay/Algonac to Port Austin at the tip of the Thumb. Every charming community has panoramic views of the blue waters of either Lake Huron or the St. Clair River, places to watch freighters up-close and plenty space to sprawl out. Explore over 75 beaches and parks, shop boutiques, find unique eateries, take hike or paddle a trail or go fishing.