Thursday, January 28, 2016

TBT: Riverside at The St Clair Inn

With the recent news of the St. Clair Inn getting a new owner who will be restoring and reopening the historical landmark, we figured it was a good day to Throwback Thursday with a postcard down by the riverside of the hotel's days of yore. Though the postcard is undated, the St Clair Inn was originally opened in 1926 and it is thought that this hand painted card was made around the same time.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Travel Writers Are Taking Notice Of Port Huron

When it comes to must see places and things to do in the Great Lakes State this year, our has area been getting some very nice things said about it.

On Tuesday, Aaron Cruz of the all things Michigan website Awesome Mitten had a guest blog posted on Pure Michigan's website about the 7 Must-See Michigan Destinations for 2016. The city of Port Huron was one of the places.

Photo by Aaron Cruz
In the article, he mentions sights to see such as the Fort Gratiot Light Station and the Blue Water Bridge and stopping off for a bite to eat at the Raven Cafe. Check out the entire write up here.

 
2016 marks the 4th year for the Blue Water Sand Fest. Each year it grows even bigger and better than the year before. Recently, travel website Hipmunk ranked the their picks for the top 5 Sand Sculpting Festivals in the USA.

Photo by Dale Merrill
One's in California, Oregon and Washington were mentioned but ranking in at #2 (only beat out by the Headlands BeachFest in Ohio) was the Port Huron's. Read about it here.

In 2014, the Blue Water Sand Fest was also voted one of the ten best Sand Sculpting Competitions in the country by USA Today travel too. The dates for the 2016 Blue Water Sand Fest are July 8 through the 10th.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Take A Virtual Tour of the Blue Water Water Convention Center

The Blue Water Convention Center is Michigan's newest waterfront hotel and convention center. With 34,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space and impeccable facility services it offers the perfect meeting location.

Join Blue Water Convention and Visitors Bureau Sales Manager Terra Damchuk for a virtual tour of the facility and the great things is has to offer for your next convention, meeting or large gathering of many sorts.