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Mission Point Lighthouse

20500 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-7900
+1 231-223-7324
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A great place to stop and explore

A really nice place to stop and breathe in a bit of history. Make sure to get to the actual light... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sergeyontheroad
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London, United Kingdom
Cute

Not a classic-looking Lighthouse, but has a beautiful view of the exquisite bay! There is a few for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CLBTSE
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Louisville, Kentucky
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“light house” (61 reviews)
“log cabin” (40 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
20500 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-7900
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+1 231-223-7324
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"light house"
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"log cabin"
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"beautiful drive"
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"north pole"
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"climb the stairs"
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"small fee"
in 15 reviews
"water level"
in 12 reviews
"mile drive"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 36 reviews
"lots of history"
in 7 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 31 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 28 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful beach"
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"hiking trails"
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"nice stop"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A really nice place to stop and breathe in a bit of history. Make sure to get to the actual light house and log cabin. Really cute and friendly place on the lake.

Thank Sergeyontheroad
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not a classic-looking Lighthouse, but has a beautiful view of the exquisite bay! There is a few for viewing from the lighthouse. The drive south on Peninsula Drive is beautiful

Thank CLBTSE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit. Lots of history and incredible views. Make sure you tell them where you are from so they can put you on their visitors map.

Thank momasava
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to catch up on some lighthouse history while also walking some of the bay shore line and enjoying the beautiful sunset off the bay

Thank jacobmc24
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our scenic drive through the Old Mission peninsula to the tip of the peninsula to see the historic lighthouse. The half hour drive is a wonderful and relaxing step away from downtown TC. Historic log cabin next to the lighthouse on the...More

Thank Debbie G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look at the photo and you’ve seen it. Not worth the trip just to see this little lighthouse. However, the beach seemed nice, the views are beautiful, we had a great lunch on the way up there, and enjoyed the drive both ways.

Thank John P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a fun little excursion to learn some regional and local history. Love being by the water. All in all fun.

Thank tica2334
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The road out to the old mission lighthouse is lined mostly with huge mansions and impeccable gardens. Highway M37 terminates at the lighthouse- the only dead-end Highway I’ve ever been on. The LH itself is a modest building sitting just above a lively sandy beach....More

Thank peter s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the pleasant drive up to Mission Point Lighthouse. While the lighthouse itself is not an impressive architectural edifice the surroundings make the drive well worth it. Lots of history and simple surroundings. Beautiful tree lined road trip.

Thank Justatravel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pleasure to learn history of the Area maritime knees the lighthouse. For the technology generation this could be a bit of an eye-opener to let them know that the responsible officers and people in charge of the LightHouse had a tremendous commitment to the...More

Thank spearservices
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Cynthia W
30 January 2017|
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Response from gschultz999 | Property representative |
No problem- downtown TC gets more snow most of the time.
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Jsmitty0070
8 September 2016|
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Response from KaronDenver | Reviewed this property |
If the question is why it was closed on a Saturday afternoon, I have no idea. I do understand that it is volunteers who open and close and run the gift shop of the light house so perhaps there we no volunteers at that time... More
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Melody A
14 June 2016|
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Response from gschultz999 | Property representative |
We were open 10 to 5pm- I have the gift shop records to prove it. ? Maybe they have this lighthouse confused with Grand Traverse Lighthouse. ?? MP Light Manager
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