From Our Community: Stunning Scenery in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

This week we asked our Pure Michigan Facebook community to share their favorite Upper Peninsula photos. From sunny summer landscapes to snow-capped forests and charming hidden gems, the Upper Peninsula boasts breathtaking scenery all year round. To showcase the U.P’s spectacular four-season beauty (and to give you a preview of warmer days to come), here’s a roundup of some stunning Upper Peninsula scenery from our fans.

Where is your favorite place to visit in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? 

Five Fantastic Winter Instagram Photos From Our Fans in February 2014

In a month of snow-capped trees and sweet celebrations, our Pure Michigan Instagram community captured colorful shots to brighten up the season. Set against a backdrop of shimmering winter snow, these photos never cease to amaze us! Here are just a few of our favorites from February. For more fan photos, check out our NovemberDecember and January roundups and follow us on Instagram.

A beautiful blazing sunrise over the Detroit river captured by Instagram user @sunlover88.

Turnip Rock near Port Austin is a spectacular sight to behold in any season! Photo by Instagram user @mikeconnick.

Sundown at the  Frankfort lighthouse. Photo by Instagram user @neilweaverphoto.

The faint glow of the Northern Lights captured in Marquette, MI. Photo by Instagram user @ztwede.

The colorful winter sun dips below the horizon in Manistee, MI. Photo by Instagram user @kayliemtoelle.

Have you captured a stunning shot in Pure Michigan recently?

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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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