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St. Joseph Lighthouses

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Address: North Pier St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085

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Peace and tranquility

Take a walk to the edge of the light house and take in the beauty and peace. Need to clear your head and thoughts definitely the place to go

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Brandy M
Salem, New Jersey
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Salem, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Take a walk to the edge of the light house and take in the beauty and peace. Need to clear your head and thoughts definitely the place to go

1 Thank Brandy M
Godfrey, Illinois
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We always walk the pier to check out the amazing view of Lake Michigan. It's a cold walk in the fall and winter but worth the walk.

1 Thank kebodec
West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have been visiting the St. Joseph LIghthouses for 34 years and to watch the sunset as a ball of fire into Lake Michigan...or the icy waves crash 30 feet high over the lighthouse pier is are sights to see. Downtown St. Joseph has all sorts of tourist attractions and shops to visit as well.

2 Thank Mark S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know why I have a fascination with lighthouses but I do. This lighthouse is indeed a love one. And the beach is nice to walk on also.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We live a short distance from St. Joe and have there many times both in nice and bad weather. The light was recently turned over to the city for care and maintence fro the coast guard. There still is a coast guard presence as the St. Joe river empties into lake Michigan there. There is a public park at the... More 

3 Thank bill p
Francesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We walked down to the beach and lighthouses in the fall. Not many people around, so had the view and quiet mostly to ourselves. You can walk all the way out to the end on either side of the harbor entrance. Very beautiful and peaceful.

1 Thank CVandBoys
Carmel, Indiana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful to enjoy a sunset from either side of the lighthouse. The lighthouse looks great after being restored over the past year.

1 Thank Eileen T
Spirit Lake, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth the $5 parking to take a walk out and watch the boats at sun set! Clean and beautiful, great beach for the kids too!

1 Thank RV-tog
Chicago, Illinois
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144 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a very easy lighthouse to get photos of. You can get great views from Tiscornia Park. Bad weather (great waves) make the time well spent photographing the lighthouse.

1 Thank Bob M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went to the pier right before sunset, and it was beautiful! The boats were all coming in when the sun set and I got great pictures. So relaxing!

1 Thank Cindy C

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