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.
Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @neilweaverphoto
This shot from Macomb shows that when the sky becomes a painting, it truly is breathtaking.
Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @izzca
A beautiful sky and beautiful Detroit make for an incredible shot!
Photo Courtesy of Instagrammer @detroit_fit86
We absolutely love this snowy photo taken from the Leelanau Peninsula.
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!
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Detroit Bridge at Twilight
Photo Courtesy of Barb Guobis
Fireworks in Grand Rapids
Photo Courtesy of Amy Kopec.
Winding Roads & Fall Colors in Ann Arbor
Photo Courtesy of John Blair.
Holland State Park on Lake Michigan
Photo Courtesy of Jean Woltjer.
Northern Lights in Cheboygan
Photo Courtesy of Brandon Haddock.
Stairs to the Beach in Saugatuck
Photo Courtesy of Kim Walter.
Houghton Dock at Sunset
Photo Courtesy of Jim Page.
A Run Through Flint
Photo Courtesy of Paris Wood.
Rainbow in Marquette
Photo Courtesy of Christine Brown.
Nothing Like Relaxing in Cadillac
Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Palm.
A Paradise Sunset
Photo Courtesy of Terese Chandler.
Frozen Berries After a Battle Creek Ice Storm
Photo Courtesy of Melanie Taylor.
A Beautiful Farm in Boyne City
Photo Courtesy of Rachel Biereng.
Bridge Through the Trees in Sault Ste. Marie
Photo Courtesy of Susan McLeod.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes Lighthouse
Photo Courtesy of Randy Bowdler.
Morning View of Long Lake in Alpena
Photo Courtesy of Lisa Roskey.
Photo Courtesy of Paul Rose.
Great Lakes Bay Reflections
Photo Courtesy of Dean Fletcher.
What are your favorite places around the state? Share your #PureMichigan moments with us!