"Michigan is not Detroit" Top 5 Page for this destination Michigan by dlandt
Michigan Travel Guide: 3,811 reviews and 7,842 photos
Michigan is an underrated state largely because Detroit has such a horrible reputation. I find it rather pleasant, though its tourist sector is not as well developed as Wisconsin's. It has some mind boggling amount of coast with a large number of beaches, plus forests with cabins and lakes in the north. it has the UP, practically a separate state unto itself, and in the south, a chain of smaller cities strung out in a chain along I-94.
One thing that I find interesting about Michigan, which is absent in Illinois, is that it has MILITARY history. People actually fought battles here, and made forts, and viewed it as a strategic place. One or two minor incidents aside, we never really had bitter Indian wars or sharp British-American conflicts like in Michigan.
Michigan has matured a lot from its days as the auto industry's hinterland.
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