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Whitefish Point Lighthouse

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Address: Whitefish Bay, Paradise, MI 49768
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What a great place to be on a brisk fall day - the history and beauty of this simple site is awesome!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Burlington WI
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Burlington WI
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to be on a brisk fall day - the history and beauty of this simple site is awesome!

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Monroe, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of history in the area. We played Gordon Lightfoot's hit song the "Edmund Fitzgerald" pretty much the entire time we walked around. Lake Superior is a vast and beautiful view from the lighthouse, even though many ships lay at the lake's bottom in this area. The locals are very friendly, the big mosquitoes are not.

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Erie, Michigan
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Always a must if in the area, beautiful lighthouse , we visited while on snowmobile great stop, museum closed during the winter

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We walked the area and took photos, but did not choose to pay for our family of 4 to go inside. Beautiful area.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Well kept, museum attached to learn about the lighthouse keepers and their lives and the task of lighthouses in the past, great view. Need to pay entrance fee but that's well spent.

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The views from the observation deck are a site to behold. Freighters are so close. The rocky beach has many stones waiting to be skipped.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Enjoyed lighthouse and history behind. Can really appreciate power of natural forces here. Stopped on snowmobile trip

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We live in S.E. Michigan, we don't get up here often. The views are spectacular. We walked the beach with our dog. The air is clean, the stop is free (if you don't spend a bunch of money on fudge or in the gift shop) the scenery is breathtaking, and the water is cold. Don't pass on this historic stop... More 

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Thank ErikK16
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Although the museum was closed we were still able to enjoy the sound of the waves and the amazing view at Whitefish Point. The lighthouse is beautiful and right next to the lake. We were able to watch ships come in and enjoy the scenic relaxation of the sun and lake.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

As a child, this place was abandoned. It's great to see all of the restoration work to the lighthouse and surrounding buildings. Museum is a must and walking the beach (leashed dogs are allowed on this beach.

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