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Cana Island Lighthouse

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Address: Cana Island, Baileys Harbor, WI
Phone Number: 9207435958
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Baileys Harbor WI Lakeside Shipwreck and Lighthouse Tour

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Beautiful island and lighthouse

One of the more photographed locations in Door County. Located off County Q north of Bailey's Harbor. They have added a parking lot to eliminate traffic issues. $7 entry fee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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GREEN BAY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the more photographed locations in Door County. Located off County Q north of Bailey's Harbor. They have added a parking lot to eliminate traffic issues. $7 entry fee once you cross the causeway and an additional fee to climb the lighthouse.

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North Webster, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the trip to Cana Island. A great park with amazing views of the Lake. The exhibits are fun and informative

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Highland, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I did not go up the lighthouse so can not dwell on the view. I was disappointed in that there were no walkways where you could get a good photo shot from the shoreline or distance other than the way in. So, have your cameras ready if you ride on the wagon. I did not realize the photo op I... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some members of the staff were extremely rude. We were standing on the road behind the "No Parking" signs waiting for opening. An older man drove up, rudely gestured at us to move. My young grandson thought he was being helpful and told him, this was no parking. Instead of explaining what he was doing going through the signs, the... More 

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Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Customer service means a lot to us on Cana Island. That is why continually try and refine our hours, pricing and scheduling to accommodate our guests. My deepest regrets that this was not the experience you were looking for or deserved. More 

Northern Portugal, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool light house! Tour takes you to the top with about 6 other people at a time. You can see what seems like miles!

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1 Thank bikerbobo1
Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your adventure over to Cana Island and up the lighthouse tower. It is a truly unique view and perspective into the life of a lighthouse keeper. More 

Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the day we went, the water was high so the path to the lighthouse was covered in water. You could walk across but would want water shoes. It's about a block long. At first I was disappointed as there was a sign noting the times that a wagon would bring people back and forth across the water, and we... More 

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Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed this amazing adventure over to the historic Cana Island Light Station! What a great review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our child is eleven, and our family really enjoyed our visit to Cana Island. The wade across the causeway was fun. We also waded around on some of the perimeter of the island. The lighthouse itself rivals anything we've toured on the New England coast. I highly recommend a visit to Cana Island lighthouse if you're visiting the Baileys Harbor... More 

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Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are so pleased you enjoyed this very memorable family adventure. As you know, after crossing the rocky causeway in Baileys Harbor lies one of the most iconic symbols of Door County, Cana Island Lighthouse. The light, now powered by electricity, is turned on automatically at dusk and off at dawn. It shines out... More 

Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is the only lighthouse that allows us to climb up in Door County. So of course we must visit it. The climb is over 90 steps. So take your time. It's gonna be worth it. We have to cross a little creek to cross to the island, so come early to take the tractor wagon. It is... More 

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Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Our volunteers help make the adventure even more precious for sure! Their passion for lighthouses and particularly Cana Island are fun to listen to! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a few weeks ago. The water was high so they had a trolley taking people across, which was nice. We came prepared the walk through the water, but once we saw and smelled the green slimy algee, we quickly agreed to take the trolley! There is an admission price, which is fair enough, but really? $5 more per... More 

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Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I urge you to visit our website and checkout the multi-million dollar restoration projects we are doing at Cana Island. Those admission costs help keep the lighthouse and museum updated for generations of new lighthouse lovers to explore and experience. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice trip. Don't forget your water shoes! You will need them to cross the causeway. Historical, serene.

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1 Thank Mary R
Amy P, Public Relations Manager at Cana Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I would agree that the historic Cana Island Light Station is one of a kind. Once you fall in love with the island, there is not another one close by that stands quite so majestically. More 

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