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 Incredible Instagram Photos from Our Fans in November 2015

The transition from fall to winter in Michigan makes for amazing photographs. Last month, our Pure Michigan Instagram community demonstrated Michigan’s breathtaking beauty throughout November by capture the stunning end to another autumn season. From the falling leaves and vibrant colors of late fall, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in November.

As fall winds down, we’re reminded just how beautiful the changing seasons can be. This shot was taken on the Kal-Haven Trail in Kalamazoo.

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @katievusse

 This shot of rolling hills in Houghton perfectly captures magnificent end-of-fall colors.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jholleywoodii

Road trips can inspire the most beautiful photographs. This POV shot was taken from a popular M-22 destination.

 Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jschlick30

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @jschlick30

Adventure into the unknown with this stunning back roads shot taken in Battle Creek.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @sunupdown

The first snowfall of the season is always a magnificent experience. Taken in Dexter, this photo impeccably captures the ethereal beauty of a Pure Michigan winter.

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Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @rachaelsakowski

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