Michigan is full of amazing outdoor adventures. Any place you stand in the state puts you within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes.
The state has a humid continental climate. The upper peninsula has a severe climate with short warm summers and long, very cold winters.
The state has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of streams
There are 56,954 square miles of land; 1,194 square miles of inland waters; and 38,575 square miles of Great Lakes water area
Elevation from 571 feet above sea level at Lake Erie to 1,979 feet above sea level at Mount Arvon.
Home to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Isle Royale National Park, River Raisin National Battlefield Park, and Keweenaw National Historic Park