Infographic: Michigan's Travel Industry by the Numbers

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Michigan is the best comeback story in the nation, and the travel industry is helping to lead the way. Here are ten things you probably didn't know about the state's travel industry.

Read more about Michigan's growing industries and positive business climate changes at http://www.MichiganBusiness.org. Plan your trip at http://www.Michigan.org

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Infographic: Michigan's Travel Industry by the Numbers

  1. 1. BY THE NUMBERS MICHIGAN’Stravel industry michigan is the best comeback story in the nation, and the travel industry is helping to lead the way. with record-setting numbers in 2013, Michigan’s popularity as a travel destination continues to grow. here are ten things you probably didn't know about the state's travel industry: $2.2 BILLION economic impact of golf in state. michigan has more public golf courses than any other state Source: SRI International 22 MILLION annual visitors to michigan’s 102 state parks and recreation areas Source: Michigan DNR 200,000 jobs supported by the travel industry statewide 11,000 number of inland lakes found in Michigan, where you are no more than 6 miles from a lake or stream Source: National Marine Manufacturers Association FIVE michigan’s national rank for number of anglers. fishing contributes $2.4 BILLION annually to the state economy Source: Congressional Sportsman Foundation THREE michigan’s national rank for number of registered boats. boating contributes $7.43 BILLION annually to the state economy Source: National Marine Manufacturers Association THREE Michigan’s national rank for number of hunters. hunting contributes $2.3 BILLION annually to the state economy Source: US Fish & Wildlife Service 12,000 miles in nation’s largest interconnected trail system for hikers, bikers, snowmobilers, horse riders and off-road vehicle drivers in michigan 9 MILLION visits to michigan.org the nation’s most popular state tourism website for seven consecutive years Source: Google Analytics, Hitwise $13.8 BILLION spent on leisure travel in michigan in 2013, most in michigan history Source: DK Shifflett Associates read more about michigan’s growing industries and positive business climate changes at michiganbusiness.org plan your trip at michigan.org

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