12 Places That Michiganders Love Just As Much As Tourists Do

If you’re from the Great Lakes State, we’re sure you’ve had the chance to explore many of Michigan’s most gorgeous destinations. From our shorelines to our rolling dunes, there’s truly something here for everyone, and it’s no surprise that tourism remains a key component of our economy. While we don’t mind welcoming tourists to our state, we’re just as eager to explore some of Michigan’s most brilliant locales for ourselves. Here are 12 spots that excite Michiganders just as much as they excite newcomers.

Tell us, Michiganders: are there any destinations in the Great Lakes State that continue to draw you in, regardless of the presence of tourists? We sure are proud of our state, and we’d love to hear your suggestions in the comment section below.