Five Stunning Instagram Photos from Our Fans in January 2016

Undeniably, winter is one of the most beautiful seasons in the Great Lakes state. Last month, this wintry beauty was captured perfectly by our Pure Michigan Instagram community. From the Mackinac Bridge to incredibly colorful skies, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in January.

The sun burst through the clouds as snowflakes fell on a field of ice-covered trees in this shot of the spectacular Mackinac Bridge.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @neilweaverphoto

This shot from Macomb shows that when the sky becomes a painting, it truly is breathtaking.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @izzca

A beautiful sky and beautiful Detroit make for an incredible shot!

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @detroit_fit86

 We absolutely love this snowy photo taken from the Leelanau Peninsula.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @ciderjess

Whoa! One of our Instagram fans captured this incredible aerial shot at Grand Haven State Park! Watch the video here.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @drone8

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Top Five Instagram Photos from Our Fans in 2015

Throughout 2015, our Pure Michigan Instagram community captured much of Michigan’s breathtaking beauty. To start off the New Year, we’re sharing the most popular, awe-inspiring sights found across the Great Lakes State from 2015. From the Mackinac Bridge to gorgeous fall colors, take a look at just a few fan favorites.

This incredible blend of colors shows just how beautiful the changing seasons can be. This shot was taken from the Porcupine Mountains in the Upper Peninsula.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @catchupandrelish

This view from the top of the Mackinac Bridge takes our breath away!

Photo Courtesy of Tim Burke

This gorgeous shot was taken at the “Tunnel of Trees” along Conrad Road in Ludington.

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There’s nothing quite like a cool fall walk in Michigan, don’t you agree? This stunning shot was taken from the Iron Ore Heritage Trail near Marquette.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jmwuokko

In case you missed it, this amazing aerial view of the Mackinac Bridge went viral on the Pure Michigan Facebook page!

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @masphotomi

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Five Incredible Instagram Photos from Our Fans in November 2015

The transition from fall to winter in Michigan makes for amazing photographs. Last month, our Pure Michigan Instagram community demonstrated Michigan’s breathtaking beauty throughout November by capture the stunning end to another autumn season. From the falling leaves and vibrant colors of late fall, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in November.

As fall winds down, we’re reminded just how beautiful the changing seasons can be. This shot was taken on the Kal-Haven Trail in Kalamazoo.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @katievusse

 This shot of rolling hills in Houghton perfectly captures magnificent end-of-fall colors.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jholleywoodii

Road trips can inspire the most beautiful photographs. This POV shot was taken from a popular M-22 destination.

 Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jschlick30

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jschlick30

Adventure into the unknown with this stunning back roads shot taken in Battle Creek.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @sunupdown

The first snowfall of the season is always a magnificent experience. Taken in Dexter, this photo impeccably captures the ethereal beauty of a Pure Michigan winter.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @rachaelsakowski

If you’re on Instagram, follow us @PureMichigan! If you’d like us to share your photos from across the state, please tag them with #PureMichigan to give us permission to “re-gram.”