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St. Joseph Lighthouses

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Address: North Pier St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085

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They made a postage stamp of this lighthouse because it is so beautiful

I grew up here so I am biased, but this is my favorite place. I can't think of a place I would rather walk out into Lake Michigan. The view is really beautiful of the Lake, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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208 reviews 208 reviews
70 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I grew up here so I am biased, but this is my favorite place. I can't think of a place I would rather walk out into Lake Michigan. The view is really beautiful of the Lake, the coast, and of the lighthouse.

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Eastpointe, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Visited the lighthouse as it was covered in ice. SPECTACULAR. The ice had a wind blown effect that was stunning. The small, quaint town of St. Joseph is a must.

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Kolkata
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Light House visit only possible in summer time, and its good to be there. winter it would be covered by snow.

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a beautiful photo op for anyone visiting the city. You can walk the pier on a good day for a great experience.

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Canton, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The beach, the pier, the water, the lighthouse... all of it is wonderful! I love it in the spring and summer when the sky is blue and the water is lovely with the sun reflecting on it. You can bring a chair if you'd like, and sit on the pier and read a book while you listen to the water... More 

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If it's a nice sunny day, nothing beats a stroll on the pier for a great views of the lighthouse and boats passing by. But if it's windy or the waves are high, be careful, the pier can be downright dangerous. None the less, this beautiful lighthouse was selected to be on a US Postage Stamp many years ago and... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I enjoyed an early morning walk out to the lighthouse. I saw and spoke to several people who were serious fisherman. They were spending the day on the pier.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As a lighthouse lover, I appreciate the unique architectural design of different lighthouses and their historical significance. The St. Joseph Lighthouse is a little different because there are two lights (inner and outer pier lights). When weather permits, I would take the time to walk the pier (do be careful). We saw a number of people fishing off the pier... More 

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Chicago, IL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Love lighthouses, this one is a standard Michigan Lighthouse and a nice stop along the shore after shopping downtown so you can walk off the wine, cupcakes and candy!

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Enjoyed walking out on the pier. In years bygone, we each spent time at the lighthouse, are beaches and enjoyed the trip.

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