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

If you’re on Instagram, follow us @PureMichigan! If you’d like us to share your photos from across the state,  tag them with #PureMichigan to give us permission to “re-gram.”

Five Stunning Instagram Photos from Our Fans in January 2016

Undeniably, winter is one of the most beautiful seasons in the Great Lakes state. Last month, this wintry beauty was captured perfectly by our Pure Michigan Instagram community. From the Mackinac Bridge to incredibly colorful skies, take a look at a few favorites shared with us in January.

The sun burst through the clouds as snowflakes fell on a field of ice-covered trees in this shot of the spectacular Mackinac Bridge.

Ice-covered trees and the Mackinac Bridge

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @neilweaverphoto

This shot from Macomb shows that when the sky becomes a painting, it truly is breathtaking.

Colorful Macomb Sunset

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @izzca

A beautiful sky and beautiful Detroit make for an incredible shot!

Detroit Skyline

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @detroit_fit86

 We absolutely love this snowy photo taken from the Leelanau Peninsula.

Leelaunau orchard in the winter

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @ciderjess

Whoa! One of our Instagram fans captured this incredible aerial shot at Grand Haven State Park! Watch the video here.

aerial shot at Grand Haven State Park

Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @drone8

If you’re on Instagram, follow us @PureMichigan! If you’d like us to share your photos from across the state,  tag them with #PureMichigan to give us permission to “re-gram.”

View 18 Breathtaking Photos on Display This Summer at the Detroit Riverwalk (Plus a Giveaway!)

Kick off this summer with Pure Michigan as we celebrate reaching a new milestone of one million Facebook fans – and we have an exclusive code for you use to create your own photo album!

To celebrate our loyal fans, we partnered with the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and installed more than 1,000 of your photos along the Detroit Riverfront from Rivard Plaza to GM Plaza, showcasing the diversity and beauty of our state.

Our fans serve as contributors, storytellers and ambassadors by sharing their photos and memories around Michigan. These ambassadors have contributed to the overall success of the Pure Michigan campaign and have helped 113.4 million visitors in 2014 select Michigan as their vacation destination.

From now until Labor Day, stroll down the Detroit RiverFront to enjoy the display of photos telling our fans’ stories of what Pure Michigan means to them.

Below are just a few of the amazing photos displayed. Again thank you for all of your support and sharing your Pure Michigan moments with us!

GIVEAWAY: Need a place to display all of your own Pure Michigan photos? Build your own 8″ x 6″ album with pictures you’ve taken around Michigan to share with friends and family on Collage.com! Use the exclusive offer code PUREMICHIGAN at checkout and only pay shipping for a softcover photo book. Offer valid through August 31, 2015, while supplies last. Happy photographing!

Detroit Bridge at Twilight

Photo Courtesy of Barb Guobis

Photo Courtesy of Barb Guobis

Fireworks in Grand Rapids

Photo Courtesy of Amy Kopec.

Photo Courtesy of Amy Kopec.

Winding Roads & Fall Colors in Ann Arbor

Photo Courtesy of John Blair.

Photo Courtesy of John Blair.

Holland State Park on Lake Michigan

Photo Courtesy of Jean Woltjer.

Photo Courtesy of Jean Woltjer.

Northern Lights in Cheboygan

Photo Courtesy of Brandon Haddock.

Photo Courtesy of Brandon Haddock.

Stairs to the Beach in Saugatuck

Photo Courtesy of Kim Walter.

Photo Courtesy of Kim Walter.

Houghton Dock at Sunset

Photo Courtesy of Jim Page.

Photo Courtesy of Jim Page.

A Run Through Flint

Photo Courtesy of Paris Wood.

Photo Courtesy of Paris Wood.

Rainbow in Marquette

Photo Courtesy of Christine Brown.

Photo Courtesy of Christine Brown.

Nothing Like Relaxing in Cadillac

Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Palm.

Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Palm.

A Paradise Sunset

Photo Courtesy of Terese Chandler.

Photo Courtesy of Terese Chandler.

Frozen Berries After a Battle Creek Ice Storm

Photo Courtesy of Melanie Taylor.

Photo Courtesy of Melanie Taylor.

A Beautiful Farm in Boyne City

Photo Courtesy of Rachel Biereng.

Photo Courtesy of Rachel Biereng.

Bridge Through the Trees in Sault Ste. Marie

Photo Courtesy of Susan McLeod.

Photo Courtesy of Susan McLeod.

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Lighthouse

Photo Courtesy of Randy Bowdler.

Photo Courtesy of Randy Bowdler.

Morning View of Long Lake in Alpena

Photo Courtesy of Lisa Roskey.

Photo Courtesy of Lisa Roskey.

Escanaba Sailboat

Photo Courtesy of Paul Rose.

Photo Courtesy of Paul Rose.

 Great Lakes Bay Reflections

Photo Courtesy of Dean Fletcher.

Photo Courtesy of Dean Fletcher.

What are your favorite places around the state? Share your #PureMichigan moments with us!