Fun Facts About the Midwest

Here are some interesting facts about the Midwest. Did you know…
  • No matter what part of Michigan you are in you will always no more than about 85 miles from one of the Great Lakes
  • Michigan has the most lighthouses in the United States, over 150!
  • People from Michigan are sometimes called “Michiganites”
  • Michigan’s shoreline is longer than any other state except Alaska
  • There are over 124 named rice lakes in the state of Minnesota
  • Elk Horn in Iowa is the largest Danish settlement in the country
  • In Kansas it is unlawful to catch a fish using bare hands
  • It is illegal to have fishing tackle in a cemetery in Indiana