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The lighthouse was beautiful! This was the first time I visited in the winter. It was beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa N
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Well-kept lighthouse

South Haven is a fun little area with a decent number of things to do. It's fun to walk the catwalk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel548
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse was beautiful! This was the first time I visited in the winter. It was beautiful with the ice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South Haven is a fun little area with a decent number of things to do. It's fun to walk the catwalk down to see the lighthouse which seems to be well-maintained. Fun people watching. Nice areas to catch the sunset. Popular beaches.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel548
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to go!!! We had a great time there!!! Lots of good restaurants! Beautiful sunsets 🌅 my little ones love the souvenir store and ice cream shop. My teens love the lighthouse pier and the beach. It was lots of fu for everyone:)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tatianak733
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

I love just sitting and watching the water. It is a really pretty and quiet on off season. Still pretty other times just very busy

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank snowflake69
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful lighthouse with a long catwalk. Love sitting on the beach and watching the sunset with the pier in front. When the lights turn on, on the catwalk it’s beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tinaann2178
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful lighthouse and a must see when you are in South Haven. It's a bit of a walk out on the pier but worth braving the chill in the air in November. Enjoy the sound of the waves crashing on the sea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed November 12, 2018

You can't take a trip to S. Haven without taking a walk on the pier to see the lighthouse. It's pretty any time of the year too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank boaty8184
Reviewed November 12, 2018

What I loved about this lighthouse is the long catwalk, in which the South Haven South Pierhead Light stood at the very end of it. In Lake Michigan, at the tip of the Black River, stands this beautiful read lighthouse. The view is spectacular. If...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debbie G
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I love to watch the ships come and go from the lighthouse! It’s my favorite Michigan lighthouse. It’s also cool on a windy day to watch the waves crash up on the sea wall

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jillyjillyjilly
Reviewed October 27, 2018

A friend and I got here on a weekday afternoon, summer 2018. We enjoyed walking all the way to the lighthouse on a warm midsummer evening. We stopped several times and sat on benches to watch the boats going in and out of the harbor....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Carla C
March 23, 2018|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
There are cottages and condos (check VRBO) within walking distance of the light, but I think hotels might be a short drive away. You can use the free parking in downtown South Haven and enjoy a walk past the Marina down to... More
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February 5, 2016|
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Response from capturedbygrace | Reviewed this property |
When we went, we parked on a side street that had meters. However, we got there right about 5pm, when they stopped charging at the meters.
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ECfromTA
June 30, 2015|
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Response from BSJ3258 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that you can go in. There is a door but it is locked. I would assume no general public entrance. It is a VERY small lighthouse so there would not be a lot to see anyway.
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