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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Five Breathtaking Instagram Photos from Our Fans in March 2016

It may be cold, but it’s finally spring, a time of new beginnings! We can’t wait for scenes of blooming flowers and budding foliage. But while we wait for even warmer weather, we’re looking back at some of the best scenes from last month from our Pure Michigan Instagram community, who amazingly captured the changing seasons. From cotton candy skies in Mackinac Island to a beautiful rainbow at Tahquamenon Falls, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in March.

An inspiring shot of Empire Bluffs on the coast of Lake Michigan.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @thetcfoodie

That clear water though… We adore this shot from the Charlevoix South Pier Lighthouse.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @kyle_heath97

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @kyle_heath97

It’s water vs. ice in this fantastic frozen shot from Frankfort.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jlsuper

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jlsuper

We love this photo of cotton candy skies and lush greens on Mackinac Island.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jacquelynn_joy

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jacquelynn_joy

The Upper Tahquamenon Falls and a rainbow – what more can you ask for?

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @raulersongirlstravel

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @raulersongirlstravel

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Five Spectacular Instagram Photos from Our Fans in February 2016

As we start the last month of winter, we wanted to look back at how the remarkable season was captured impeccably by our Pure Michigan Instagram community. From the Ambassador Bridge to beautiful winter coasts, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in February.

 We’re in complete awe of Michigan’s frozen coasts during the winter time. This shot was taken from Bay Harbor near Petoskey.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer little_pioneer

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer little_pioneer

We would love to see this awe-inspiring Big Traverse Bay sunrise in person!

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer tony.bennet

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer tony.bennett

Another incredible pink Anchor Bay sunrise in New Baltimore takes our breath away!

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer melinda.mccullough

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer melinda.mccullough

 This shot of a sunset over the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit perfectly epitomizes winter in Michigan.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer tylerdetroit

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer tylerdetroit

Woah! The colors in this photo of Lake Michigan’s coast in Traverse City look absolutely stunning.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer garyrennis

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer garyrennis

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