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South Haven Lighthouses

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Address: Water Street, South Haven, MI
Phone Number: 800-764-2836

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We have seen the South Haven lighthouse in the winter and the fall. Its really a nice place to get some good photos. The ice was covering the lighthouse from top to bottom this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2014
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North Riverside, Illinois
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North Riverside, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We have seen the South Haven lighthouse in the winter and the fall. Its really a nice place to get some good photos. The ice was covering the lighthouse from top to bottom this winter and the lake was frozen with huge sheets of ice piled up. A really nice place to visit. The harbor is very quaint, like something... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The sights of the Lake Michigan shore all frozen are amazing! The ice was piled high and thick for more than a half mile out! You could walk past the lighthouse :-)

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My family and I went to South Haven over the summer and we had a great time. We spent a ton of time on the beach and in the water around the lighthouse. We enjoyed its calm appearance in the distance and decided to get a closer look. As we approached it we saw several families enjoying their time near... More 

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West Branch, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Despite cool weather, we enjoyed walking the Lake Michigan beach, traipsing the pier and seeing huge waves breaking behind the lighthouse. Very unique!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Smaller than I thought but the Pier area is very nice. Great spot to watch the sunset. Beach area right next to it.

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CHICAGO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Easy walk and very accessible from the downtown area. It appears that great efforts are made to paint over graffiti as there was only 1 item marring the lighthouse. Would love to visit in winter to see the ice covering the pier.

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Gardnerville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

outstanding place to stay reasonable rate and good hospitality i have stayed there the last 6 years and i will be staying there in the next 4 days. The management there is excellent.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice lighthouse pier to walk down. Good for fishermen and boats. Pretty sunsets to watch from the pier or the beach with lighthouse in foreground.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

If you come to South Haven you have to come to the lighthouse.. such a wonderful scene! It is a nice walk , passing boats and the harbor along the way. Take someone you love and take a stroll all the way down to the lighthouse.. enjoy good conversation or an ice cream cone..either way, this is a walk you... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

While traveling southwestern Michigan breaking in my new Nikon camera that I had gotten for my short lived retirement, we were fortunate enough to find South Haven, and the excellent example of the lighthouse for show there. If you make this trip, bring the family or friends in summer, as the beach area there is amazing. Sand bottom to the... More 

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