May was simply magical! From dancing ribbons of light to summery sunsets and mystic starry skies, these photos shared with us on Instagram this past month are truly spectacular. Want to be featured? Tag us or use the hashtag #MyNorth.

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Lime Lake Glows Green

Lime Lake (near Glen Arbor, Michigan) living up to its name​.

Mackinac’s Magical Skies

Mackinac Island was cloudy, but I was able to snap a few downtown!

A Kaleidoscope of Colors

💜 Aurora borealis dances and flickers in harmony with stars shining so brightly, and a mystical fog lightly dusts the atmosphere to create night scape magic! 💚🧚🏼‍♂️💫

Mystic Milky Way 

Here’s the still photo of the Milky Way over Eagle Harbor Lighthouse.❤️ One of my favorite places. It’s just so peaceful. 

Lights Dance Above Lake Michigan

The Northern Lights dance over Lake Michigan from Leland…This was between 4:27 a.m. and 5 a.m. on May 16, 2024. The lights danced until dawn when the sunrise light started to wash them out. What a day that was!

Shoreline Sunset Views

It never ceases to amaze me how a little bit of water, grit and time turns something lackluster into a work of art.

Old Mission at Sunrise

Sunrises on Old Mission Peninsula at @blackstarfarms 😍☀️🍒

Aurora Blankets Sleeping Bear Dunes

Dancing in the moonlight… Last night’s light show over Lake Michigan was truly unreal. 

Dreamy Double Rainbow

Welcome to the unofficial start of summer! I’m celebrating by sharing a photo of not one, but two rainbows arching over our cottage.

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Photo(s) by Ashlyn Korienek