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Marblehead Lighthouse

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Address: Marblehead, OH
Activities: Hiking, Group tours/day tour
Description: One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into...
One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into the air.
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Lovely Place

A nice place to take a walk & relax while sitting next to Lake Erie. The lighthouse was fun to see. Definitely recommend stopping by.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

A nice place to take a walk & relax while sitting next to Lake Erie. The lighthouse was fun to see. Definitely recommend stopping by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This was well worth the effort to stop. Beautifully maintained. They lighthouse and museum don't open to the public until May, so we will be stopping again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We've been going to the lighthouse since we were kids, but this past winter we went up and got to view the lighthouse from the lake. Yes, from out on the frozen lake. If you are looking for something to do on a sunny day in the middle of winter and you are within driving distance, head up to Marblehead... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Gorgeous area, historic lighthouse and museum. Walk to the top of the lighthouse and skip rocks across Lake Erie

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to visit on Lake Erie. I love the beautiful Lighthouse overlooking the Waters of Lake Erie. Lots of parking,picnic tables fishing,and the Old house of the Lighthouse keepers.Daily tours in the summer months. A must see for anyone visiting Marblehead.

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Catawba Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Walking distance to the oldest operating lighthouse on the great lakes. Tours available during the summer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the best lighthouses. Staff is super friendly and funny. Would like to find the off season times so to photograph it better without other to tourists. I am sure the staff can help with that. I will be back for season's changes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a pristine area of beauty. The only disappointment was that the lighthouse and the museum were closed because of the time of year. They have large binocular devices to view the islands and surrounding lake. It was worth the stop to take in the sights and stretch our legs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Built in 1821, this is the oldest working lighthouse on the Great Lakes. In addition to being pristine, pretty and recently renovated. The entire park in which it is located is quiet and pleasant with beautiful views on Eire. I am told by locals that when you climb the 77 steps to the top, the views are spectacular. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you are planning to visit Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky take a short drive over to Marblehead Lighthouse. It has a beautiful view of the lake. You can see Cedar Point in the distance and Kelly's Island too. If traveling with little Kids make sure you keep a close eye on them being that you are right on... More 

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