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McGulpin's Point Lighthouse

500 Headlands Drive., Mackinaw City, MI
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Orland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I have always loved the history of lighthouses and wanted to explore each one I have come across. I am finally able to visit them on my journeys.I loved this Lighthouse because the volunteers know about the lighthouses. I was also able to sign up for the U.S. Lighthouse Association with the Stamp book. Please remember when visiting a lighthouse... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We loved the lighthouse and learning about the history. The walk up the steps to the top of the lighthouse gave us a real understanding and new respect for lighthouse keepers.

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Gettysburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have visited this light house every time we come north since they have been open. The improvements make it better every time.

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Toledo, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The museum and lighthouse are well kept and loved. The staff was informational and pleasant. The video was good. Enjoyed the views of the lake. Also, the unexpected rainbow was beautiful!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It was a cold, rainy day when we visited this lighthouse. But the ladies that were there were so welcoming and friendly we did not mind the weather at all. I enjoyed seeing the interior of the lighthouse building and imagined what it must have been like to live there. The grounds were lovely and quiet. This is one that... More

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Hammond, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was very interesting to see the light keepers house, and the view across the lake was beautiful. You see the full length of the bridge.

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Canton, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was our fist visit to this lighthouse. We met Dave - one of main the people responsible for the acquisition and remodeling. It is a short walk to Lake Michigan to watch the sunset.

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rome, ga
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

...with a great view of the bridge. Located a short distance from town and worth the trip. The hosts were helpful and friendly.

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Okawville
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a lighthouse worth visiting. Recently refurbished and opened, it provides a wonderful glimpse of lighthouse life, has historical information and is a delight to tour. Directions from Mackinaw City are easy to follow and when you arrive you will have ample opportunity for photos from every angle, plus walking paths, and a gift shop. No cost, but donations... More

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Burke, Virginia
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11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very good self directed tour, plus they have an excellent video tribute to the ships and men lost at sea in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. And, you can climp to the top and go outside the lighthouse at the top.

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