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Must see in St. Joe (in the appropriate season)

The Lighthouse in St. Joe is a staple in the area and a must see. Being a local and growing up on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda H
Saint Joseph, Michigan, United States
My Favorite Lighthouse

We went on a windy, cool day in October while the waves were splashing. Made for a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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North Pier St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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All reviews light house lake michigan beautiful site love lighthouses silver beach nice lighthouse fun walk high waves lighthouse tour worth seeing great photos both sides sunny day take pictures beautiful sunset walked out long pier
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lighthouse in St. Joe is a staple in the area and a must see. Being a local and growing up on this area, I've loved this site from my teens, college years and now into parenthood. The walk from Silver Beach to the lighthouse...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting point about the two light houses on the North Pier is that they are the only ones on the Great Lakes of that design, when ships and boats are coming into St. Joseph they line up the two Light Houses like looking down...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank frederickheinze275
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a windy, cool day in October while the waves were splashing. Made for a fabulous photo-op. Highly recommend seeing even if not on a lighthouse tour of the state. The beach is easily accessible and comfortable walking. This was my favorite lighthouse...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank earladybon
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We went in Dec and it was super cold, so we didn't stay outside too long. It is a very cool lighthouse that I would like to see more of.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank pattysuarez2018
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This would be cool to see no matter what season it is. We came the first of Dec. and it was a nice day. It was colder and windier on the beach. Got some cool lighthouse pics!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mydonna
Reviewed November 12, 2018

One of the reasons we chose St. Joe was to be near the lake, and the lighthouse is a plus. We were there in November and so braved cold, snow, and wind to go out on the pier, but it was worth the wet feet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Janet O
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Beautiful beach and beautiful light house. Great for a romantic stroll or let the kids run. Watch the weather as beach wind can become fierce!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank T S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This lighthouse is the most picturesque point of this area... This whole town is beautiful... however, you don’t want to miss taking a photograph of this beautiful... came here one time when it was freezing and took a picture while there was ice all over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DRehders
Reviewed October 15, 2018

a very photogenic location with the depth of the pier and structure but would love to see a sunset here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jwtimmerman139
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This location is always so beautiful. The beach is great and lots to see. My grandkids spent time chasing the 1,000 seagulls around.

Date of experience: October 2018
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lori n
May 1, 2018|
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Response from travlerlab1 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any ticket purchase requirement. You can walk to it on the pier.
Jane W
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Rhinek1222 | Reviewed this property |
St. Joseph is very dog friendly. In fact, many shops have water bowls outside for your dogs to drink from and several stores even let you bring your furry friends inside. There's a great little store called Fuzzy Butts, I... More
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Marilyn S. R | Reviewed this property |
You can only get to the lighthouse from the north pier adjacent to Tiscornia Park. Lighthouse tours are available Fridays and Saturday's during the summer, weather permitting. Advance tickets are required. No flip flops. Go... More