17 Stunning Photos From Michigan That Prove Oceans Have Nothing On The Great Lakes

There’s no doubt that Michigan’s Great Lakes are beyond stunning. For those of us who are lucky enough to call Michigan home, there’s a certain sense of pride that comes along with the beauty of our beloved freshwater coastlines. Of course, for those who aren’t from Michigan, it can be difficult to understand just how massive and gorgeous our Great Lakes really are — and it’s all too easy to assume that they’ll never compare with the grandeur of the world’s oceans. Never fear: here are 17 breathtaking photos that prove our Great Lakes are just as beautiful as oceans, minus the salt!

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