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South Haven Lighthouses

Address: Water Street, South Haven, MI
Phone Number: 800-764-2836
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Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The lighthouse is just lovely and the bright red against all the snow and frozen lake require a stop. Bundle up (always windy) and carefully make your way along the pier as far as you are willing. When very cold you almost are alone once you leave the parking lot with a few sea gulls for company. Pictures will delight!... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Awesome to see the ice accumulated on the lighthouse, can't wait to come back in summer to walk out all the way. Cute town also, deserves exploration this summer!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Didn't get really close but looked great from the beach. Saw several people walking long the walkway to it. So it looked like a popular destination.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It's not a light house you would make a trip to see. It's small. However, if you are in South Haven already, the walk out to the lighthouse is a nice stroll.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My family has been going to South Haven every summer since I was a child. I'm 26 now and I still love this lighthouse and this town more than most places that I have been.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Most enjoyable lighthouse to visit. You can swim, sit on the beach, walk the pier to the end. You can walk into town if you're up for a long walk and eat or shop. Or parking is convienent at the beach for a small fee. Bathroom and small concession. It looks different depending on the weather-beautiful sunsets and amazing ice... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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125 reviews 125 reviews
80 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This red tower light is one of my favorites – especially at twilight when the pier lights come on and the sunset paints the sky. The pier is fun to walk (do be careful). During storms or winter weather, the pier and lighthouse take a beating but you can easily enjoy the view from the beach or sitting in your... More 

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Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a cold walk out the pier on the North Shore, well worth it. The view facing South to the big red lighthouse was amazing. Then again, the view in any direction from the South Haven Lighthouses is fantastic!!

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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Quit a nice little excision. There is nothing that is so beautiful as the beacon warning ships of the dangers of shallow water and shore. If you are a photographer or painter the lighthouse entrance to the marina is unique and scenic.

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Peoria, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It is a pleasant walk out to the light house and around the base. There is no entrance, there is water on all sides, no guard rails so hold the children's hands.

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