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Fun piece of history

This was an interesting place to go check out. My wife and I loved seeing how well maintained the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Garrin18
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Wixom, Michigan
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Must see!

Adorable lighthouse with plenty of history. You can actually go up to the landing (only 3 people at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shannon R
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20500 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-7900
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All reviews light house log cabin beautiful drive north pole small fee water level gift shop peninsula drive lake michigan beautiful view lots of history beach area nice beach well worth the trip hiking trails nice stop great lakes
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an interesting place to go check out. My wife and I loved seeing how well maintained the grounds and the lighthouse itself are.This would be a great place for some evening pictures with the sunset over the water. This was a fun fun...More

Thank Garrin18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Adorable lighthouse with plenty of history. You can actually go up to the landing (only 3 people at a time, for a nominal fee). Great view of the bay!

Thank Shannon R
Reviewed 6 days ago

The drive up here from Traverse City is lovely...beautiful scenery and lots of little farm stands along the way selling apples, pumpkins and other fall delights. The lighthouse itself is small and charming with some great water and woodland views. I also really enjoyed all...More

Thank PamelaK O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lighthouse was small but we had a great experience. They also have a small cabin that you can see. We did have a lot of black flies all around us.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides at this lighthouse were so friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed the exhibits, and learned so much about the rigorous lives of lighthouse keepers.

Thank cassiedc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable priced tourist attraction with a great view over the lake. Small, but informative. Very narrow steps to climb to the top of the lighthouse.

Thank Renate P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean area and easy to walk around. It had a little log cabin next to Lighthouse you could check out. The lighthouse was clean and very nice, the grounds and view of the water was pretty. The gift shop and museum would have been...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse is on the 45th parallel half way between the north pole and the equator. It is at the north end of Mission Point Peninsula. The Peninsula is full of grape vineyards and cherry trees. It has 9 wineries where wine is sold with...More

Thank seniorpilgram
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice drive to end of peninsula through vineyards and orchards. Small light house with small cabin next door. Hiking trails around tip of peninsula. While here, you are halfway from equator to North Pole at 45 parallel!

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The couple who work in the store were real interesting. Real nice place to visit. Had a fun walk in the rain but, well worth it.

Thank Rex_Sheryl
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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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