Five Incredible Instagram Photos from Our Fans in August 2015

Our Instagram fans have not wasted a second of their Pure Michigan summer! From days at the beach to exploring Michigan lighthouses, we saw it all on Instagram this month. Here are just a few stand-out Instagram fan photos from August.

This beautiful shot was taken on the shores of North Beach on Grand Island. Where in Pure Michigan do you like to spend your perfect beach day? Thanks for sharing @labohemiana.

Photo Courtesy of @labohemiana

This amazing picture of the Milky Way over Port Oneida has us in awe. Photo captured by @snaphappygalphotography.

Photo Courtesy of @snaphappygalphotography

This incredible shot of the Mackinac Bridge was captured by @collincrane1.

Photo Courtesy of @collincrane1

What a wonderful way to start the day. We love this shot of the Little Sable Point Lighthouse in Mears. Thank you for sharing @jasonmciver.

Photo Courtesy of @jasonmciver

Kayaking through Lover’s Leap at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is an absolute favorite. Where do you love to kayak? Photo courtesy of @mc_angela.

Photo Courtesy of @mc_angela

 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.”

11 Amazing Photos of Michigan Waterfalls

Did you know there are more than 200 waterfalls in Michigan? Between the mighty Miners Falls to the ever-tall Bridalveil Falls, these majestic forces of nature can be explored year-round! For a little inspiration, here are 11 fantastic photos of Michigan waterfalls captured by our fans and other talented photographers around the state.

Beautiful photo of Miners Falls. Photo captured by Instagram user @Jeebs_media.

Beautiful photo of Miners Falls. Photo captured by Instagram User @Jeebs_media.

Au Train Falls. Photo shared by @domang.

Au Train Falls. Photo shared by @domang

A Michigander exploring Tannery Falls. Photo shared by @mega_vega.

Photo of TanneryFalls in Munising by Instagram fan  @mega_vega.

Munising Falls in the Upper Peninsula. Photo captured by @_toni86.

Munising Falls in the Upper Peninsula. Photo captured by @_toni86

The magnificent Tahquamenon Falls. As seen on Google maps street view. Check out a 360 degree panoramic view of the falls at michigan.org/googletrekker.

The magnificent Tahquamenon Falls. As seen on Google maps street view.

 Pure natural beauty at Wagner Falls. Awesome shot by @charlesgibson.

Pure natural beauty at Wagner Falls. Awesome shot by @charlesgibson.

Dead River Falls near Marquette. Photo captured by @heather_burns14.

Dead River Falls near Marquette. Photo captured by @heather_burns14

The rushing Ocqueoc Falls. Photo captured by Facebook fan Norm Powell.

The rushing Ocqueoc Falls. Photo captured by Facebook fan Norm Powell

A falling sun at Spray Falls at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Photo captured by Erika Atherton.

A falling sun at Spray Falls at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Photo captured by Erika Atherton.

Rock River Falls. Photo captured by Brian Nichols.

Rock River Falls. Photo captured by Brian Nichols.

An awe-inspiring capture of Canyon Falls. Photo courtesy of Facebook fan Fran Dwight.

An awe-inspiring capture of Canyon Falls. Photo courtesy of Facebook fan Fran Dwight

Which Michigan waterfall is your favorite to marvel at? Tell us your favorite place to see these natural wonders!

Five Spectacular Instagram Photos from Our Fans in July 2015

With warm temperatures and sunny skies across the state, July was a beautiful month to get out and explore Pure Michigan – and our Instagram fans’ spectacular summertime captures did not disappoint! From long days at the beach to kayaking the Great Lakes, here are just a few of our favorite Instagram fan photos from July.

The crystal-clear waters of Lake Huron are enough to make anyone stop and stare! Thank you Instagrammer @kelosky for capturing this beautiful shot.

Photo Courtesy of @kelosky

The endless sights of magnificent nature found around Pure Michigan never cease to amaze us. This gorgeous shot of Miners Castle on the coast of Lake Superior was captured by @dsliceoflife.

Photo Courtesy of @dsliceoflife

Summertime in Michigan means long days spent on the water, often in a kayak or tube! Thanks to @steven.contreras25 for sharing this beautiful sunset near Jackson.

Photo Courtesy of @steven.contreras25

This magnificent photo of the Mackinac Bridge was one we had to share. Thank you to @masphotomi for capturing this awesome photo.

Photo Courtesy of @masphotomi

There aren’t many sights more breathtaking than a Michigan sunset. This shot of calm waters at Harbor Springs was captured by Instagrammer @peteorr.

Photo Courtesy of @peteorr

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.”