Michigan is a midwestern U.S. state bordering 4 of the Great Lakes. It contains more than 11,000 inland lakes, spread across its lower and upper peninsulas.
Its largest city, Detroit, is famed as the seat of the U.S. auto industry, which inspired Diego Rivera’s murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Also in Detroit is Hitsville U.S.A., original headquarters of the Motown record company.
A Day at the Soo Locks
Get a glimpse of maritime history at the Soo Locks, where freighters
, barges, tugboats and more traverse the 21-foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron every day and night.