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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

207 W Sinclair St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231 436 4100
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

We spent a couple of hours touring The Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. The pictures, the written history of the lighthouse, the lightkeeper and his family, the hundreds of artifacts, and the tour of the tower captivated our attention with every step. Old Mackinau Point Lighthouse was the perfect historic tour.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Love seeing the old lighthouses, wish admission wasn't a concern but realize it goes to upkeep. Yard well kept, nice to sit on rocky beach and listen to the waves.

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Tomah, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

our tourguide was very friendly & had a lot of knowledge about history & the area & maritime. this particular lighthouse is very large on the inside & still furnished like it was long time ago. it was well worth the money.

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Kendallville, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Grew up going to Mackinaw City. Love the lighthouse and the history presented there. Great park around it for being outdoors and picnicking.

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Shelbyville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

nice picture taking stop. great place for a picnic. close to the water and bird watching stay late and get a great sunset picture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to visit to learn about history. A beautiful location, kept up very well. The staff are very friendly.

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St. Clair, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We're water lovers so we appreciate the opportunity to relax and count the waves. This park was the perfect place to soak up, so history about the Point Lighthouse and Smoker House and stil. Be able to enjoy the sand and water. Plenty of park benches to relax on whi.le enjoying jthe bridge view and park area.

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Yuma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was one of our many stops before heading to Mackinac Island. This landmark is a must see, a true part of our American History. When you're done with the walking tour of the lighthouse, you can relax your feet in Lake Huron.

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Pleasantville, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A great part of history that includes a walk up into the lighthouse with great views and guide to tell the tale.

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Parma, Michigan, United States
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8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This experience won't take a great deal of time but it was nice for a quick stop. I didn't go up to the very top to see the view from the room where the lens was housed but my husband and children did. You get a nice view of the lake. The house part of lighthouse was neat to look... More

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