From skiing and snowboarding to warm fires and hot cocoa, winter means something unique to everyone. Below is a roundup of just some of our favorite responses from fans. If yours is missing, tell us in the comments section below what winter in Michigan means to you!
Finding the perfect tree and having apple cider with the family putting it up. -Angela Blasingim
Snowshoeing all over the north woods going to places I can’t get to in the summer because of too much brush. Going right across frozen lakes and ponds – walking on water. - Starlajane Thunder
Crisp clean air and pretty snow flakes. -Sandy Little-Wolney
Playing in the snow. Enjoying the beautiful white trees. - Jackie Daniels
Lots of snow and skiing! - Instagram user @_rangerous
Pure beauty. We live in a state that gives us the magnificence of all the different seasons and winter brings purity. - Kaitlyn Smith
Cross country skiing, hot cider, snuggling under covers. -Dianne Thole
Frozen Lake Michigan with ice as far as you can see. - John-Carolyn Hinch
Beautiful snow! Crisp fresh air. - Jill Schultz
Winter in Michigan means long afternoons and evenings on my uncles farm. Roaring fires and playing the piano. Horseback riding with the neighbors. Maybe taking out the four wheelers or ice skating on the pond if it’s frozen enough. Bliss. - Instagram user @alicialouise5193
Serene beauty. - Amy Socrainte
A b&b up north in the thumb and keeping warm! – Twitter user @AmyJoyHagen
My last winter in Michigan was ’77-’78. It was long, cold, and record breaking, but I enjoyed everyday. - Mike Jackson
Snowboarding. Sitting downtown Traverse City with friends and hot beverages. Seeing my family again while I’m on break from school. Being where I belong. - Instagram user @klostrowski
Why do you love winter in Michigan?