17 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Michigan

17 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Michigan

Of the fifty states in the US, there’s one in particular that stands out like a sore thumb. Not for its beauty, mind you, but for other reasons. None of them positive.

1. Consider this a PSA to everyone thinking about visiting Michigan: just don’t.

Flickr: Richard Thompson

Grand Portal Point, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Lake Superior

2. Going there could not be a more colossally dumb idea.


Forest road

3. It’s not the type of place you’d want to go to unwind.

Flickr: Leon Reed

Needle Rock, Mackinac Island

4. Nothing ever happens there, apparently.

Flickr: Wes Iversen

“Balloon Glow”, Frankenmuth

5. Do the locals just take up knitting to entertain themselves? I wonder.


Diving in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Lake Huron

6. They have just given up on trying to make the place attractive to visitors.


Mackinac Island

7. It’s a hopeless case anyway.


Little Carp River, Porcupine Mountain State Park

8. Even the tourist sights are simply underwhelming.

Flickr: Stephen Strubel

Mackinac Bridge

9. The state has nothing going for it, unfortunately.


Windmill Island, City of Holland

10. Michigan is like the ugly cousin that never got married.


Isle Royale, Lake Superior

11. It would be a challenge to find anything even remotely attractive in this place.

Flickr: John McCormick

Eagle Harbor Lighthouse, Eagle Harbor

12. I mean, seriously.

Flickr: Richard Thompson

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

13. “Plain” would be an understatement.


Ann Arbor

14. What is there to see apart from shrubbery?

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Porcupine Mountains Waterfall

15. Do they know what year it is? Do they even live in the 21st century?

Flickr: Photography by Kenneth

Downtown Detroit

16. To tell you frankly, Michigan is just a waste of real estate.

Flickr: John McCormick

Grand Sable Dunes, Pictured Rocks National Lake

17. Give it a pass. You won’t miss anything.


“Aurora Borealis” seen from Headlands Park, Mackinaw City


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