No salt water. No jellyfish. No sharks.
Just a huge body of fresh water with pristine beaches and amazing dunes.
I love me some Lake Michigan and am happy to see and feel it each time I make it back home. (I haven't lived there in 18 years, but it's still home to me.)
Initially we planned to spend the afternoon climbing dunes and enjoying the lake without actually swimming. With an air temp in the low 70's and a water temp in the low 50's, getting wet didn't sound appealing.
"It's refreshing!" my mom yelled to the shore. Refreshing? I can't be refreshed unless I'm actually hot. Call me a party-pooper wimp. But at least I wasn't cold.