You Know You’re From Michigan If You’ve Experienced These 9 Rites Of Passage

There’s no official guidebook for living here in the Great Lakes States. From our unique traditions to our favorite restaurants, there are some traits that can easily be adopted by newcomers. But there are a few standard experiences among Michiganders that are essentially rites of passage — and we’ve listed nine that will help determine if you’re a true Michigander.

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Alright, Michiganders: it’s your turn! What are some rites of passage that distinguish the Great Lakes State from other parts of the country? We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas in the comment section below.