Five Incredible Instagram Photos from Our Fans in April 2014

It’s no secret that Pure Michigan boasts eye-catching scenery all year round. This April, our Pure Michigan Instagram community ventured outdoors to find some captivating Pure Michigan moments. Their photographs never cease to amaze us! From alluring sunsets to crafty latte art, here are just a few of our favorites from April.

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Magnificent shot of a fiery sunset over Lake Michigan. Photo by @shaleewanders.1516422_1493367794216418_844611897_n

A breathtaking photo of the Grand Haven pier at dusk. Photo by Instagram user @gvlakers.Gran Haven Pier

Grand River Coffee in East Lansing makes Pure Michigan latte art. Photo by Instagram user @lwizzlesizzle2332. Grand River Coffee

Sundown near Benton Harbor. Photo by Instagram user @alysechernovol.alysechernovol

Awesome view of downtown Detroit reflected in a puddle. Photo by Instagram user @phillyd1834.10261272_248422425345998_559633786_n

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Five Outstanding Instagram Photos from Our Fans in March 2014

March in Pure Michigan is a time of transition from snowy scenery to blooming buds and new beginnings. Our Pure Michigan Instagram community embraced the changing seasons with some wonderful photos! From glowing auroras to melting winter ice, here are just a few of our favorites from March.

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Northern Lights glow in the nighttime sky in the Upper Peninsula. Photo by Instagram user @michellelazur.

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Taking in the view at Turnip Rock. Photo by Instagram user @rockitharder.

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Impressive Grand Island ice caves. Photo by Instagram user @shaleewanders.

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A pastel sunset over Oval Beach along Lake Michigan. Photo by Instagram user @jzitaphotos.

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A serene Detroit skyline in the afterglow of a sunset. Photo by Instagram user @egvoproductions.

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Ten Remarkable Photos from Winter 2014

It’s no secret that winter 2014 in Pure Michigan was record-breaking. With snow and ice blanketing the state, nature responded with some pretty amazing winter wonders. From ice caves to ice balls, and frozen waterfalls to frozen lighthouses, we’ve rounded up a few of the most magnificent marvels that our Pure Michigan winter brought this year. Here are ten remarkable photos from winter 2014 to help us bid winter weather farewell and welcome in the new spring season!

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Ice Caves

Eben Ice Caves - Photo courtesy of Instagram user @michigannaturephotos

Eben Ice Caves – Photo courtesy of Instagram user @michigannaturephotos

Ice Balls

Ice Balls at Holland State Park. Photo by Terese Weiderman.

Ice Balls at Holland State Park. Photo by Terese Weiderman.

“Pancake Ice”

Pancake Ice

Ice formations on Lake Huron. Photo courtesy of Facebook fan Rebecca Eltervoog VanBrienen

Frozen Waterfalls

Frozen Munising Falls. Photo by Michigan Nut Photography.

Frozen Munising Falls. Photo by Michigan Nut Photography.

Frozen Lighthouses

Frozen St. Joseph Lighthouse. Photo by Instagram user @obrainys.

Frozen St. Joseph Lighthouse. Photo by Instagram user @obrainys.

Record-Breaking Snowfall

Photo courtesy of Cobblestone Farms

Photo courtesy of Cobblestone Farms

A Frozen Ice Tree

The annual Ice Tree in Gaylord, MI. Photo by Twitter user @GaylordMichigan.

The annual Ice Tree in Gaylord, MI. Photo by Twitter user @GaylordMichigan.

Sand and Snow Art

A wave of Frozen Sand and Snow. Photo by Facebook Fan Michele Karling.

A wave of Frozen Sand and Snow. Photo by Facebook Fan Michele Karling.

Snow Rollers

Photo by Facebook Fan Dave Piechorette.

Photo by Facebook Fan Dave Piechotte.

Blue Ice

Blue Ice Curtain on Grand Island. Photo by Lake Superior Photo.

Blue Ice Curtain on Grand Island. Photo by Lake Superior Photo.

What was the most remarkable winter marvel you witnessed in Pure Michigan this season?