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MICHIGAN FUN TOURISM FACTS from www.Michigan.org Michigan and some numbers… • Over 3,200 miles of freshwater coastline more than any other state in the country • More than 650 public golf courses • 903,000 registered boats - 3rd in country • More than 11,000 inland lakes and 36,000 miles of rivers and streams • In Michigan, you are never more than 6 miles from a lake or stream • Stand anywhere in Michigan and you are within 85 miles of a Great Lake • More lighthouses than any ocean state 116 on the shores of the Great Lakes • 4 professional sports teams: Tigers, Lions, Pistons, Red Wings
• First typewriter • Largest free jazz festival: the Detroit International Jazz Festival
Michigan is also… • The automobile capital of the world • The home of Motown • The softball capital of the world • The cherry capital of the U.S.
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• The blueberry capital of the U.S. Detroit’s Wayne County alone offers... • 18 professional theaters - constituting the second largest theater district in America after New York • 30 art museums Head over to www.michigan.org/michigantourism-facts for a complete list.
Michigan is home to the nation’s... • First traffic light • Oldest state fair - the Michigan State Fair, first held in 1849 • First “Boston Cooler”
directory attraction Castle Farms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231-237-0884 5052 M66 North – Charlevoix, MI49720 www.castlefarms.com One of northern Michigan’s premier historic attractions - open year-round for group tours. View soaring towers, charming courtyards and magnificent gardens. Collections on display include royalty memorabilia, antique toys and castles, plus a model garden railroad.
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