2. Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI
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Each year since 2008, tens of thousands of people flock to Rothbury, MI to experience the music festival known as Electric Forest. One look at the photos from the festival will show you how it got its name, and yes, it does take place in the middle of a forest.
Electric Forest is one of the longest running music festivals out there, and it covers two weekends of concerts and other events. Primarily, the music consists of electronic and jam bands, and there is plenty of camping and lodging to go around. For 2017, there are more than 150 musical acts booked, so buy tickets early if you want to go!