With the new year officially underway, we asked our fans to take a moment to reflect on their favorite memories from 2014. After a stroll down memory lane, here are 15 unforgettable Pure Michigan moments from days gone by to inspire your travels in 2015.
Waterfall watching while vacationing in the U.P. from Sherry Stiles
Seeing the Mighty Mac all lit up on a warm August evening from John Stine
A trip to Arch Rock while visiting Mackinac Island from Wiona Porath
A visit to the amazing ice caves off the shores of Leelanau from Janeen M Wardle
Watching the crackling Frankfort fireworks from Jeanine Offer Krupp
Long Lake Michigan beach days from Mark Titus
Summertime trips to the Farmers Market from Leslie Layton Coslet
Peaceful moments spent with nature from MavaMarie Vendervennet
Fishing and a fiery sunset over Brevort Lake from Ben Stefanic
Walking on frozen water in South Haven from Jennifer Schoenfield Osborn
Witnessing unforgettable sunsets from Donna Pratt-Owens
Spectacular fall color viewing at the Porcupine Mountains from Patti Potts
Plenty of Pure Michigan snow days from Ry Meyer
The Presque Isle scenery from UP Serenity Photography
Wrapping up the year with celebratory fireworks in Ludington from Todd and Brad Reed Photography
Where in Pure Michigan will 2015 take you?
As holiday lights brightened Michigan cities and brought families together from across the state, our fans took full advantage of the beauty and serenity of another December in Pure Michigan. These five remarkable photos are courtesy of our incredible Instagram community, who continue to share breathtaking photos each and every month.
For more, check out our September, October and November roundups and be sure to follow Pure Michigan on Instagram!
A beautiful shot of the mighty Mackinac Bridge by @MichiganNutPhotography.
Parallel pines crossing a snow-covered trail found in Stony Creek Metro Park in Shelby Township by @danfreiphoto.
Rochester‘s glowing holiday lights from @desuth.
The Detroit River and skyline on a calm night by @picturethisbymarilyn.
A snowy Empire beach by @owenweberlive.
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From snow and ice to long summer days and spectacular fall colors, it’s been a year to remember in Pure Michigan! Let’s take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2014 courtesy of our fans. What is your favorite memory from the year?
Here’s to many more Pure Michigan memories made in 2015!