Five Fantastic Instagram Photos from Our Fans in April 2016

Slowly but surely, it’s getting warmer and warmer in the Great Lakes state, which means more outdoor adventures and sightseeing. This leads to gorgeous photos of our diverse landscapes in bloom, which our Pure Michigan Instagram community perfectly captured last month. From the beauty of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to the shores of Mackinac Island, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in April.

We can’t wait to hike on Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore trails!

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @christianmagoon

Warm weather and Mackinac Island. Just some of what we get to look forward to soon!

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @greendrinks

Life is perfect when it’s just you, sand, rocks and the beach. This shot was taken from the shores of Lake Michigan in South Haven.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @hmbesemer

A Michigan destination that needs no introduction – Inspiration Point in Arcadia.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @beachglassjunkie

Here’s to adventures at Straits State Park in St. Ignace.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @moondusted

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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!

View from the top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Photo Courtesy of Tim Burke

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

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.

Fall color at 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!

Amazing aerial view of the Mackinac Bridge.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @masphotomi

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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

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.”