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? 

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!

Have you seen anything like this near you? Share your photos on our Facebook page. 

8 Phenomenal Frozen Michigan Lighthouse Photos from our Fans

There is no doubt that it’s been unbelievably cold in Pure Michigan. In fact, the recent frigid temperatures have turned some Michigan lighthouses into giant icicles! Our fans have shared some remarkable photos of these magnificent frozen sights.  Here are 8 of our favorites. (Note: We care deeply for the safety of our fans. Please use extreme caution near icy areas, especially lakes and piers.) 

South pier beacon in Saint Joseph, Michigan on Jan 8, 2014. Photo courtesy of Josh Nowicki.

An ice-covered South Haven Lighthouse. Photo courtesy of Facebook Fan Kim Roe-Kester.

An arctic-inspired shot of the South Pier in Grand Haven. Photo courtesy of Facebook Fan Becky Pawloski.

Ice as far as the eye can see near the St. Joseph Lighthouse on January 7, 2014 by Jerry Joanis Photography

The beacon on the South Pier in St. Joseph. Photo courtesy of Josh Nowicki.

An up-close view of the frozen St. Joseph lighthouse. Photo courtesy of Instagram user @obrainys.

Waves crash against the icy South Haven Lighouse. Photo courtesy of Facebook Fan Johnsy Jones.

A wintry Grand Haven Pier captured by Facebook Fan Amy LaVigne.

Which frozen lighthouse photo is your favorite? Have you seen anything like this in your area?