Our Instagrammers were inspired last month by the frozen beauty of the Midwest, especially after Arctic temperatures created almost otherworldly scenes along the Great Lakes. Here are our five most-liked Instagram photos of the month:
#1: A Midwest winter wonderland scene in Minnesota by @jlfiala (http://instagram.com/p/ioVMo1GzaM/).
#2: The Grand Haven, Michigan, pier after the polar vortex moved through by @johnnyqphoto (http://instagram.com/p/jARcCbGzQr/).
#3: A beautiful afternoon to explore the sea caves along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore by @mc_angela (http://instagram.com/p/jl_6AmmzWo/).
#4: The Grand Haven lighthouse in early January, before the polar vortex came through, by @johnnyqphoto (http://instagram.com/p/iv9pqrGzav/).
#5: Sunset in Walton, Kansas, by @geraldvoth (http://instagram.com/p/jPxLkPmzbp/).
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