Five Spectacular Summertime Instagram Photos from Our Fans in July 2014

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 an evening in the city, here are just a few of our favorite Instagram fan photos from July.

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A peaceful evening in Ottawa County courtesy of Instagram user @rkramer62.Ottawa County Sunset @rkramer62

The 313 celebrated its 313th birthday this month! Did you celebrate Detroit‘s birthday this year? Photo courtesy of Instagram user @joshtallyphotos.joshtallyphotos

Beautiful blue waters surround the ore dock in Marquette‘s Lower Harbor. Photo courtesy of Instagram user @detroittinydancer.detroittinydancer marquette

Lovely Mackinac Island lilacs add a splash of color to this summer scene. Photo courtesy of Instagram user @rwalli02.rwalli02 mac island

Smooth stones washed ashore along Lake Huron courtesy of Instagram user @mjo524.928298_1509596179272235_1316778010_n

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In Photos: Unbelievable Winter Weather Phenomena in Michigan

It’s been quite the winter in Pure Michigan this year! The tremendous snowfall and sub-zero temps have inspired Mother Nature to transform Michigan’s already beautiful landscapes into wintry works of art. Our Pure Michigan Facebook fans have shared a number of astonishing photos with us. Check out this gallery of unbelievable winter weather phenomena in Michigan this season!

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Five Remarkable Instagram Photos from our Fans in January 2014

January in Pure Michigan brought some unbelievable winter weather. Amidst the glistening snow and ice, our Instagram community captured some stunning photographs!  From sunsets to snowscapes, here are some of our favorite Instagram photos from January. For more fan photos, check out our October,  November and December roundups and follow us on Instagram.

A colorful winter sunset dips below the icy horizon in St. Joseph along Lake Michigan. Photo by Instagram user @joshua_douglas_.

A bright winter day in Ludington, MI. Photo by Instagram user @mitchnasser.

 A gorgeous shot of a wintry Lake Superior coastline. Photo by Instagram user @ryan_labar.

Awesome photo of a snowy tunnel of trees in Cadillac, MI. Photo by Instagram user @robbielaw_11.

Sunrise over East Grand Traverse Bay. Can you spot the mitten shape in the snow? Photo by @traversecitytourism.

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