McGulpin Point Lighthouse, Mackinaw City

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#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Cheboygan County
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  • Another of the many lighthouses in the Straits area. Two miles west of Mackinaw City, and easy to get to, if somewhat isolated. Well restored and well-kept. You can tour the keeper's residence, and cl...  more »
  • Very nicely set up. The walk through of the lighthouse keeper's living quarters and the lighthouse itself was very interesting and educational. We were able to stroll around outside and look at the ou...  more »
  • We visited the grounds in late October and the house was closed for the season. It is in a serene location with a pathway to the shore. The structure is well-built and large for a light-keepers home.  more »
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  • As a historic lighthouse on the shore of Lake Michigan, It was a guiding light until it's services were no longer needed. The lighthouse was purchased by an individual and remained a residence until recent years. The public can now enjoy this treasure to the fullest. The house is in excellent condition though the original Light Room had been removed. The reproduction unit now on top of the tower is a perfect reproduction. Quality of the experience is one to be shared with generations of visitors. Rumor is the county wants to sell it off to a development firm. That would be a shame. You can't go wrong visiting if you love these Guiding lights of the past.
  • This was the highlight of our trip, the lighthouse is beautiful and is one of the few that allows you inside the actual light of the lighthouse. The surrounding trails are also very interesting and include informative plaques.
  • Awesome lighthouse. Museum on site and also able to climb up it. View is beautiful from the top. Very friendly and informative staff.
  • Quality self-tour. Not overcrowded. Very enjoyable/educational
  • Nicely upkept lighthouse, and the grounds are well manacured, the trail to the point is very cool, a lil bit of a hike but well worth the veiw and the cleanest water I have ever seen in the world. It's our 3rd time going can't wait to go back next year. Best veiws

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