Michigan: Is Our State The Best For Urban Treasure Hunting?
Celebrate the thrill of the chase and the joy of discovery on National Scavenger Hunt Day on May 24. If you’re an adventurous modern-day treasure seeker, you’re in luck. There are plenty of places where you can uncover hidden gems. This can include things that you can find with metal detectors and drones. But it can also include things that you can track down with apps like OfferUp or online marketplaces like eBay to find rarities.
Where can you uncover the best places to find hidden gems?
The team at LawnStarter looked into the data landscape and has come up with a fascinating ranking. The site compiled a list of the top states that offer the most thrilling adventures for treasure seekers in urban environments. They examined all 50 states to determine the best ones for urban treasure hunters. They considered a variety of factors, including the number of geocaching locations, antique shops, storage-unit auctions, and metal-detecting clubs. With a total of 14 metrics carefully considered. Additionally, they investigated whether each state allows metal detection in their state parks.
Where did Michigan rank for best urban treasure hunting?
Michigan was ranked as the 12 best state for urban treasure hunting. The study found that Michigan has the most geocaching sites compared to other states.
Where to discover treasures in Michigan?
You can seek out 100 caches in Michigan state parks. The tour was initially started to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Michigan state parks in 2019. A permit is required to place them on DNR-managed land. The DNR has three tours set up in Michigan state parks and waterways, with help from the Michigan Geocaching Organization (MiGO) and Jay’s Sporting Goods.
You can find the full study and see where each state landed here.