Long heralded as the longest peaceful (since 1813 or so) border in the world, it also boasts unimaginable wilderness and a handful of wild, out-of-the-way National Parks. [please hover over images for captions]
Not long ago, dense forest was everywhere. As de Tocqueville wrote in his 1831 A Fortnight in the Wilderness:
If we had indeed only wanted to see forests, our hosts in Detroit would have been right in telling us that we need not go very far, for, a mile out of town, the road goes into the forest and never comes out of it.