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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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Absolutely beautiful

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Greeley, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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New York City, New York
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300 attraction reviews
476 helpful votes 476 helpful votes
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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Harrison, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Pipestem, West Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The little community itself is enchanting with its narrow streets, specialty shops, lots of bicycle riders. Living near-by as a child, we visited the lighthouse many times. Returning as an adult, I found I appreciated the lighthouse even more and could sit there listening to the waves coming in all day in this quiet, picturesque location. Walking the rocks on... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our family held there wedding at the light house, and it was awsome... Everyone had a good time it was very pretty.. People visiting the site stood around and watched.. I recommend this site. I know it cost to go up in the light house.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great venue for a friend's wedding. Beautiful view of the lighthouse and grounds. Great views of Lake Erie and the many pleasure boats nearby.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is so beautiful and relaxing. Amazing views of Lake Erie. I could spend all day here!! A must see!

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