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Wind Point Lighthouse

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Address: 4725 Lighthouse Dr, Racine, WI 53403
Phone Number: (262) 639-3777
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Beautiful grounds...

One of the most picturesque places in the area. Great views, landscaping and history. I would recommend a trip up the stairs to the top for the incredible view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

One of the most picturesque places in the area. Great views, landscaping and history. I would recommend a trip up the stairs to the top for the incredible view.

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Overland Park, Kansas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We made a special visit to the area to catch a Sunday when a tour was taking place. Beautiful area and great views from the top. Nice small park on the lake as well. And it is a very nice part of town for a drive. The tour days and times are very limited (at least they were when we... More 

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singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We read on Trip Advisor that Wind Point Lighhouse was #3 of 14 attractions in Racine, thus made a point to visit. Beautiful place, well maintained gardens though it was fall and not many plants were in bloom. Also the Fog Horn Museum was closed due to the season according to the sign. Very quiet place and nobody else around.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I made reservations to climb to the top of the lighthouse. I liked the fact that this lighthouse is not to tall. The tour guides gave a good history of the lighthouse. The day I climbed to the top of the lighthouse was a perfect day to take the tour. You could clearly see out for several miles. The fall... More 

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Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautifully maintained landmark and rightfully the most popular tourist attraction in Racine County! The grounds are open all year for enjoying Lake Michigan views and breezes. There is an excellent Fog Horn Museum/Gift Shop open during the summer season. It is possible to actually climb the 144 steps to the top of the lighthouse... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The area is off the beaten path. Lots of room for walking around. Police station on property if you need it.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Loved the park and walking track. The Lions were a nice touch. Made several pictures, but it was cool and windy. Would loved to have stayed longer

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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were lucky to go on a beautiful day and see the Chicago skyline from Wind Point. Looking down and across the lake was breathtaking. Good Job to the volunteers who run and give good insight to the history of the Lighthouse and community.

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Chokoloskee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Wow! Between the beautiful landscaping and historical information and items! This is a must DO in Racine. ALSO DO NOT FOTGET THE RACINE ZOO! We did not go into the museum or lighthouse. I think there is a fee. No charge to park and look around outside , with plenty to see!

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Locust Grove, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you go to Racine, WI, you need to visit the S.C. Johnson Company campus, Wingspread (one of the Johnson family homes), and the Wind Point Lighthouse. The latter two are very close to each other. On the shore of Lake Michigan, this blazing white tower is a gorgeous site on a sunny morning.

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