February in Pure Michigan brought snow-capped trees, sweet celebrations and striking scenery. Set against a backdrop of shimmering snow and ice, the winter photos we receive from our Pure Michigan Instagram community never cease to amaze us! Here are just a few of our favorites from February.
Turnip Rock in Port Austin. This unique view comes from @kbernock.
Snowmobiling on the tree-lined trails in Boon, MI near Cadillac. Photo by @andypeninger.
Simple winter splendor. Great shot of the majestic Mackinac Bridge from @tbulman01.
A front row seat to a fiery winter sunset near Saugatuck courtesy of @papafinny.
Credit goes to @pottspics71 for snapping this incredible shot of frozen Munising Falls while exploring the Upper Peninsula.
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With the new year officially underway, we asked our fans to take a moment to reflect on their favorite memories from 2014. After a stroll down memory lane, here are 15 unforgettable Pure Michigan moments from days gone by to inspire your travels in 2015.
Waterfall watching while vacationing in the U.P. from Sherry Stiles
Seeing the Mighty Mac all lit up on a warm August evening from John Stine
A trip to Arch Rock while visiting Mackinac Island from Wiona Porath
A visit to the amazing ice caves off the shores of Leelanau from Janeen M Wardle
Watching the crackling Frankfort fireworks from Jeanine Offer Krupp
Long Lake Michigan beach days from Mark Titus
Summertime trips to the Farmers Market from Leslie Layton Coslet
Peaceful moments spent with nature from MavaMarie Vendervennet
Fishing and a fiery sunset over Brevort Lake from Ben Stefanic
Walking on frozen water in South Haven from Jennifer Schoenfield Osborn
Witnessing unforgettable sunsets from Donna Pratt-Owens
Spectacular fall color viewing at the Porcupine Mountains from Patti Potts
Plenty of Pure Michigan snow days from Ry Meyer
The Presque Isle scenery from UP Serenity Photography
Wrapping up the year with celebratory fireworks in Ludington from Todd and Brad Reed Photography
Where in Pure Michigan will 2015 take you?
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.
The 313 celebrated its 313th birthday this month! Did you celebrate Detroit‘s birthday this year? Photo courtesy of Instagram user @joshtallyphotos.
Beautiful blue waters surround the ore dock in Marquette‘s Lower Harbor. Photo courtesy of Instagram user @detroittinydancer.
Lovely Mackinac Island lilacs add a splash of color to this summer scene. Photo courtesy of Instagram user @rwalli02.
Smooth stones washed ashore along Lake Huron courtesy of Instagram user @mjo524.
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