Not everything about living in Michigan is all it's cracked up to be.

To be fair, I absolutely adore living in Michigan.

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The Mitten State has picturesque waterfalls, lakes, and hiking trails. It boasts big cities with fun attractions to visit. And heck, some of our sports teams aren't so bad either. I said some...

However, not everything is sunshine and daisies living in Michigan.

Things That Are Overrated About Living in Michigan

Love it or hate it, some things about living in Michigan are a bit overrated. Sure, they might be cool the first time around, but after you've been living here for so long and have had to deal with them for years, things can start to get a little stale.

For instance, snow. That first snow of the season is so pretty. And who doesn't love waking up to a fresh, white blanket of snow on Christmas morning? But after years of driving in the snow, dealing with snow-related car maintenance, and just the sheer fact that it's downright cold, snow can be so overrated.

What Michiganders Think Is Overrated About Their State

Snow is just one example of something overrated about living in Michigan. But I didn't want to leave out your opinions. That's why I asked Michiganders, "What's overrated about living in Michigan", and y'all came with the answers.

I'll tell you right now, there are quite a few weather and food-related topics that came up along the way that I know people have strong opinions on. Whether you agree or not, check out 22 reasons why living in Michigan is overrated in the list below. And let us know if you agree! Send us a message with the station app.

22 Reasons Why Living in Michigan is Overrated

Love it or hate it, some things about living in Michigan are a bit overrated. Sure, they might be cool the first time around, but after you've been living here for so long and have had to deal with them for years, things can start to get a little stale. Here are 22 reasons why living in Michigan is overrated.

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