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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

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Address: 207 W Sinclair St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 4100
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Love the history

Very good time. The guide was very friendly. Also the view was amazing. Our hotel was a cross the street so we got a birds eye view all day and night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Richfield, Ohio
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Richfield, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Very good time. The guide was very friendly. Also the view was amazing. Our hotel was a cross the street so we got a birds eye view all day and night.

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Very well maintained and kept very clean. They've got informative guides and the views are awesome. Well worth the climb up top.

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Fresno, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A well maintained lighthouse and the tour guide was very informative. He even asked if we were with the tour bus unloading out front and since we were not he said come now before it became crowded. The gift shop held our pending purchases.

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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful porthole views for photos of the bridge as you climb the tower. Views abound. As always, well worth the climb. Nice setting.

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had a very relaxing time walking around and being able to visit the light house. Put your walking shoes on, you don't want to sit, just go explore the shops and the lighthouse~Look out at the water and breathe that clean air!

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Windsor, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

In Mackinac City area this is a must see. Really nice building showing the history of the lighthouses, and a tour to the top of the lighthouse with a beautiful view of the Mackinac bridge. The staff is friendly, and the history of the lighthouse keepers is very interesting. Shows a video of maritime crashes around the area as well.... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This Lighthouse has alot of history, plus it is right by the Mackinaw Bridge. The employees were helpful in answering any questions we had about the coast guard on watch here when the light was working. We went here before we went to the Fort that is right next door.

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Plainfield, Indiana
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was already closed for the season. However, we called ahead of time and they told us to be sure to at least visit and take pictures of the outside. So we did just that. Took some photos of the light house and the bridge.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful Lighthouse with amazing views and beautiful park. The tour doesn't have a lot to it but the history is awesome!

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Pine Grove, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We've visited a lot of lighthouses, and this one was really different from the outside. Reminded me of a castle. Great photos from the top. Worth the visit.

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