Five Amazing Instagram Photos From Our Fans in October 2015

Fall in Michigan is a photographer’s paradise! Last month, our Pure Michigan Instagram community perfectly captured the beauty of the autumn season. From sunrises to road trips, here are a few favorites shared with us in October. 

This stunning shot was taken from the Iron Ore Heritage Trail near Marquette. A cool fall walk in Pure Michigan is always a good idea.

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @jmwuokko

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @jmwuokko

Fall is the perfect time to admire the nature around us. This colorful shot was taken at Fortune Lake in Crystal Falls.

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @gloryshine

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @gloryshine

These dark clouds over the beach at Petoskey State Park make a beautiful shot along the coast of Lake Michigan.

Photo courtesy of  Instagrammer @shaleewanders

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @shaleewanders

This incredible blend of colors from the Porcupine Mountains leaves us speechless.

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @catchupandrelish

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @catchupandrelish

You don’t have to travel far from home to explore the bursting autumn colors around Pure Michigan.

Photo courtesy of  Instagrammer @candy.mittentripper

Photo courtesy of Instagrammer @candy.mittentripper

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Five Incredible Pure Michigan Instagram Fan Photos from September 2015

As summer turned to fall, the unmistakable sights, sounds and smells of the new season came into full effect. With cooler weather and the kickoff of apple orchard & cider mill season, our fans were eager to capture the beauty of the season in Michigan. Here are just a few stand-out Instagram fan photos from September.

A road trip through Michigan’s foliage is just what we need. Photo courtesy of @candy.mittentripper.

Photo courtesy of @candy.mittentripper

We love how Pure Michigan paths are painted with beautiful colors this season. Photo courtesy of @snaphappygalphotography.

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A breathtaking sunrise on Isle Royale. Photo courtesy of @adventureguyphoto.

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Even though the weather is getting cooler, it’s still great to get out on the water this autumn. Photo courtesy of @squirrelman2340.

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There are many ways to enjoy the changing fall colors and walks are one of our favorites. Photo courtesy of @songbird.pics.

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12 Amazing Michigan Fall Foliage Photos

Autumn in Michigan is nothing less than breathtaking. Between the opportunities to hike through wooded areas bursting with changing colors to spending time on the water before it gets too cool, there are endless things to enjoy during the harvest season in the Great Lakes state. As we look forward to the official start of fall, check out these 12 autumn photos as shared by Pure Michigan’s Instagram community. 

Sometimes the best fall colors are right in your own backyard. Photo courtesy @hockeygirl0011.

Fall colors right in our backgrounds. @hockeygirl0011

A picturesque Upper Peninsula hidden gem near Munising, Mich. Photo courtesy @justvisitingblog.

Upper Peninsula - a hiddlen gem near Munising, Mich. Photo courtesy of @justvisitingblog

Autumn in Michigan is a beautiful thing and this scenic wooded view is no exception. Photo courtesy @yoopershirts.

Autumn - photo courtesy of @yoopershirts

Even in fall Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a breathtaking site. Photo courtesy @chrissymaio.

Pictured Rocks - photo courtesy of @chrissymaio.

An awesome perspective of vibrant gold leaves. Photo courtesy @aaronburden.

Vibrant gold leaves - photo courtesy of @aaronburden

Fall colors at Lake of the Clouds never disappoint. Photo courtesy @rachelstaeffler.

Lake of the Clouds - photo courtesy of @rachelstaeffler.

A wonderful place to take a fall walks near Traverse City. Photo courtesy @chajones61.

Fall walk - photo courtesy of @chajones61

Sometimes just what you need is a nice fall drive. Photo courtesy @traprockvalley.

Fall Drive - photo courtesy @traprockvalley

Where do you like to bike ride to see the fall colors? Photo courtesy @laurenweber84.

Bike ride - photo courtesy @laurenweber84

A gorgeous day on Grand River in East Lansing, Mich. Photo courtesy @shawste4.

Grand River - Photo courtesy @shawste4

Even though the weather is cooler, that doesn’t mean you can’t go on a kayaking trip to enjoy the fall foliage. Photo courtesy @treegirl29.

Kayak - photo courtesy @treegirl29

A wonderful reflection of a Midland bridge, we can’t help but stop and stare. Photo courtesy @he_lium.

Midland bridge - Photo courtesy @he_lium.

What are your favorite places to explore in Michigan this fall?