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Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier

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Address: Grand Haven State Park, 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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Nice walk and view

Nice place to walk and see the view. Not a lot to see as you can't go in the lighthouse. However, it is forgettable. If you want to stretch your legs, take a walk down there and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Yorkville, IL
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Yorkville, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice place to walk and see the view. Not a lot to see as you can't go in the lighthouse. However, it is forgettable. If you want to stretch your legs, take a walk down there and watch some people fishing.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Had a nice time walking around Grand Haven and Lake Michigan. Enjoyed walking along the pier to the lighthouse.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fun and fresh, great to walk on a hot afternoon. Family friendly, no handicapped access, take water with you and use the bathroom before you go, parking limited so take city shuttle

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Maumee, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful views - especially at sunset. The parking lot is small so you may want to come early if you are looking to see the sunset from the pier. Also, would not recommend coming out during rough weather. It rained shortly before we walked the pier and it was slick. Can imagine it being a very rough walk if... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

After walking out the long pier, we were rewarded with lovely view looking back at the beach. The many fishermen had fun stories to tell us. It as a good way to connect with the water with out getting in it!

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We love coming out here in the summer to see a great sunset and to people watch. Also, we usually stop at the Pier Peddler up on the boardwalk to get a some yummy ice cream while we stroll. We also love the pier in the winter, a totally different look, but still beautiful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Lovely walk from grand haven at night. Lights on the pier are nice. Can see the stages of the sun setting, other tourists strolling, and the local kids hanging in their hammocks and jumping off the pier sides along the way. Great evening activity for the family.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a really cool lighthouse to see. We pulled into the parking lot of the state park to get all kinds of pictures. Chose not to walk the pier as we had a long day ahead of us. The beach was VERY busy and initially we thought we could not get into the parking lot. Because of the crowds,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

On our way back to Chicago we stopped in Grand Haven to see this lighthouse.. It was Drizzling, it was Windy and let me tell you it was very cold !! It was a very good experience for us and I was fortunate enough to see this light house as it has some history attached to it. Must Visit if... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beautiful beach! Best in michigan! Be careful while walking though as the concrete is very uneven and old. Desperately needs to be repaired.

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Address: Grand Haven State Park, 1001 Harbor Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven

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