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Wind Point Lighthouse

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Nice spot

Light house open occasionally. Grounds nice open daily. Wind point Police station on grounds can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lagnot
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Racine, Wisconsin
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Built in 1880 and still operating. Tours available sporadically, be sure to check first. The... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Jim T
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Light house open occasionally. Grounds nice open daily. Wind point Police station on grounds can call for information. Very nice people.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lagnot
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Built in 1880 and still operating. Tours available sporadically, be sure to check first. The grounds are nice as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim T
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Super easy to get to and lovely little park area. This would be a great place for a picnic or just a little walk around the grounds.There are a bunch of flowers and green grass to enjoy. I went on a gorgeous windy day and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Whitney D
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The lighthouse itself is picturesque from the outside. Periodically it's possible to climb it. The gardens just up from the beach are small but really pretty. The beach is being worked on. It's small, but it's possible to see the "reef" just under the surface...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James P
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We made a quick stop to check out this lighthouse on the way to Chicago. It is a beautiful spot for a quick walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leecypoo
Reviewed October 7, 2018

So very well worth the stop to see! The lighthouse is beautiful and the grounds were very pretty. Flowers have done very well this year. Area is well marked and very interesting to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I love going to the white house in Racine, Wi. The history is very interesting, but the scenery is amazingly beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank doughboy64
Reviewed October 1, 2018

A best kept secret on Lake Michigan's shores between Chicago & Milwaukee. Wind Point Light House is one of Lake Michigan's tallest on one of it's smallest beaches. It's a great combination that makes it a cozy an charming place to catch a sunrise, sunset...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fearless793450
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path but worth the stop. Beautiful little park with a lighthouse and super view of Lake Michigan. Can even dip your toes in the water here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vincentd972
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited at sunset. Stunning sunset. The lighthouse is literally on the shore. Convenient bench to enjoy the view. Public restrooms available.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rodney626
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Response from Christine J | Reviewed this property |
Tours are only provided on set days. Being that i am in a wheel chair i don't pay attention to the dates. You can see and read the information on site at all times Call Wind point town hall and ask if they know when tours... More
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StrangeTripper
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Trip report (4 Replies)
I posted this in the FIB forum, but my ultimate destination was in Wisc, so here it is: ------------------------------------------------------- Today, i took advantage of the gorgeous weather and did a m-cycle ride up to Wind Point Lighthouse north of Racine, WI.... Started from the northern 'burbs around 0945 and picked up Sheridan Rd in Winnetka and took it up to Highwood.... Took a little detour on Waverly Rd, which is a bit before downtown HP..... At Old Elm rd, i darted inland a...More
September 18, 2015|
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Great report Trip. It took me a minute to figure out what the FIB forum is. But then it is early.
StrangeTripper
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Trip report (0 Replies)
For what it's worth, here's a trip report: Today, i took advantage of the gorgeous weather and did a m-cycle ride up to Wind Point Lighthouse north of Racine, WI.... Started from the northern 'burbs around 0945 and picked up Sheridan Rd in Winnetka and took it up to Highwood.... Took a little detour on Waverly Rd, which is a bit before downtown HP..... At Old Elm rd, i darted inland a bit to Greenbay Rd and took that up into WI, where it becomes state route 31..... It's amazing how the...More
September 18, 2015|