Michigan has the second longest coastline in the U.S., following Alaska…Michigan is home to more than 11,000 lakes…Michigan has 129 lighthouses…Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline in the U.S…In Michigan, you are never farther than 6 miles from a lake or river…In Michigan, you are never farther than 85 miles from a Great Lake…Michigan is the only state made up of two peninsulas…There are more than 100 state parks in Michigan…There are five national parks in Michigan…

50 Facts To Celebrate Michigan – MLive

p.s. Β Michigan small towns and cities magically light up during the holidays and create a beautiful winter wonderland!

27 Replies to “Fun Facts About Michigan”

    1. One of my favorite stops during the holidays is this downtown shopping/restaurant area that is decorated with a million lights. This shot was taken looking up at the storefront lights and the name and the store celebrate a Michigan State of Mind.πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you!πŸ™‚ Lake Michigan and Lake Superior are my favorites, but somehow the lakes are usually always calm when I’m there and I miss the big waves. There was a storm in October that produced over twenty foot waves on Lake Superior, I wish I had been there for that. I find the beaches and lakes to be as beautiful in winter as in summer and always love finding a deserted stretch of beach.πŸ™‚

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