Lake Michigan is the third largest lake of the U.S. It's one of the Five Great Lakes and is shared by the U.S states of Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.
Lake Michigan has a surface area of 22,404 square miles which is the 5th largest in the world. It is the only one of the 5 Great Lakes which is wholly within the borders of the United States.
A 12 million people live along the Lake, mainly in Chicago and Milwaukee. It attracts seasonal tourists who love the beauty and opportunities offer by Lake Michigan.