This is truly a sight to see if you've not toured this part of the country. It's construction was an amazing feat especially considering the hostile environment during the Winter months. Mackinac Island is beautiful as are the many point of interest in the Upper Peninsula such as Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks, Grand Island, etc.
“…democratic socialism, the great utopia of the last few generations, is not only unachievable but that to strive for it produces something utterly different – the very destruction of freedom itself. As has been aptly said: ‘What has always made the state a hell on earth has been precisely that man has tried to make it his heaven.'” F.A. Hayek