"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"-FDR

It's a big world out there and it can be scary. Some things are scary because they bring up negative memories, while others are scary because of the physical response they illicit in our bodies. Fear is our body's way of protecting itself. It's an indicator of danger.

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Sometimes unexpected scary things pop up in our lives like spiders, snakes, and predatory animals. Other times, we are in scary situations like speaking in public, being in the dark, heights, and small spaces.

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Lots of people like to be scared intentionally. This would explain why horror films grossed over $580 million last year. What Scares You?

Love Exploring put together a list of 50 places to get your heart pumping. They identified one attraction in every state that will give you the feet sweats. Thrills & Chills!

What Is The Scariest Attraction In Michigan?

No, it's not your mother-in-law. Nope, not even your ex-wife!

According to the list, Michigan's most terrifying attraction is The Mackinac Bridge.

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"Mighty Mac has a total length of 26,372 feet. It extends over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting Mackinaw City on Michigan's Lower Peninsula, to the city of St Ignace, in the Upper Peninsula. If the bridge's sheer size and length didn't make it a daunting enough drive, then consider the fact that, despite its mass, it tends to move with the wind. Not exactly a “breezy” drive..."

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What Are Some Thrilling Attractions In Neighboring States?

If you can't get enough adrenaline and need more thrills, by taking a short drive, you'll be able to tremble in neighboring states.

Wisconson: Chimney Rock Park, Wisconsin Dells

Illinois:  Skydeck, Chicago

Indiana: Skydive Indianapolis, Frankfort

Ohio: Hocking Hills Canopy Tour course, Hocking Hills

Kentucky: Mega Cavern Mega Zips, Louisville

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