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Here are the top ten articles for the Great Lakes Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Lost Ships on the Great Lakes
Many ships and crew members have sailed across the Great Lakes. Unfortunately, not all of them made it home and some now rest at the bottom of these lakes. Museums around the lakes allow visitors to learn about these sunken ships and get a glimpse of ship artifacts.
2. Big Ten Rivalries
If you like college football, you probably like football rivalries! With many of the Big Ten schools based in the Great Lakes, this area has plenty of intense rivalries. Here are just a few of the more famous trophies that are passed annually, from one team to another.
3. Comerica Cityfest in Detroit
Celebrate Independence Day in Detroit at the annual Comerica Cityfest - a family-friendly event with good food, music and shopping.
4. Visiting Canton, Ohio
Canton may not be the largest city in Ohio, but is offers some rather unique attractions. Whether you are interested in the arts, sports, or politics, Canton has something for you.
5. Santa Claus, Indiana
With the cold temperatures and the blowing snow, the months of November through February make the Great Lakes Area look like a beautiful winter wonderland. But when it comes to the Holiday Spirit, there is one small town in Southern Indiana that takes the sugar cookie!
6. Train Rides Along the Great Lakes
Planning a Trip? Consider traveling by train along the Great Lakes.
7. A Trip to Racine, Wisconsin
If you've never been to Racine, Wisconsin you can learn a little about it here. If you HAVE been to Racine, you might still learn something from this article about my favorite things in Racine.
8. Christmas Tree Lighting Indianapolis Indiana
The Circle of Lights celebration in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a family affair. Held on the Monument Circle on the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, this event attracts more than 100,000 people. It's a great way to get into the holiday spirit.
9. Silver Beach at St. Joseph Michigan
How about a day at the beach in southwest Michigan? Have a good time at Silver Beach Park in St. Joseph, Michigan. It is a great family day or you can fish right off a pier.
10. Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show
The Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show will have nearly 200 quilts on display in March of 2012. These quilts will replicate the War of 1812 era. Take your time and enjoy the works of creative quilters who have incorporated the history of that time period into their work.
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