The Michigan Leelanau Peninsula is one of the top vacation spots in the state.
|Size||97990 square miles|
|Nickname||The Wolverine State,The Great Lakes State,The Automotives State,Water Wonderland (former)|
|Motto||Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice – “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you”|
|Statehood||January 26, 1837|
|Notes||Detroit Michigan is home to cars. While Detroit’s better days for American automobile may have come and gone, there is no denying Detroit’s place as the car capital of the works. With one of the highest percentages of the state covered by water at over 41%, it is no surprise that Michigan has the highest rate of boat registrations. One of Michigan’s more famous residents is Gerald R. Ford who was born in Omaha Nebraska and raised in Grand Rapids Michigan.|