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v On Feb. 5, 2006, the Super Bowl returned to the Motor City for the second time. The Super Bowl drew a television audience of 885 million.

v Ford Field, the site of the Super Bowl, opened in 2002. The Lion?s new den is one of a kind?65,000 seats, domed with a giant glass wall revealing the picturesque Detroit skyline.

v Michigan was the 4th largest travel destination for Canadians in 1999 with 1.23 million overnight visitors.

v The Michigan Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus celebrates its 33rd Anniversary in the year 2008.

v Michigan has more freshwater coastline than any other state in the U.S.

v Michigan has more public golf courses than any other state in the country ? approximately 800 ? and more golfers per capita than any other state.

v Stand anywhere in Michigan and you are within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes.

v Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau was the world?s first convention and visitors bureau, having been established in 1896. In 1996, Detroit hosted the International Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus annual meeting as part of this centennial celebration.

v The Mackinac Bridge is the world?s longest suspension bridge.

v Michigan has more than 150 waterfalls and all but two of them are located in Michigan?s Upper Peninsula.

v Michigan has 131 recreational trails, with approximately 1,400 total trail miles. Twenty-nine more trails are in the process of being developed per the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

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