Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Mackinaw City

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Mackinaw Point marks the junction of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Founded in 1889, the Old Mackinac Point Light Station was in operation from 1890 until 1957.
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  • When we visited the lighthouse (2nd week of October), it was closed for the season. Too bad, in that there is still some nice traveling weather that time of year; and some old fartz (like us), enjoy....  more »
  • This place was in a waterfront park, on a bike trail, and we took the tour. There were guides and a film, and a lot of info about the life of the lighthouse  more »
  • When we visited the lighthouse only the outside grounds were open due to the time, so we did not tour the inside. The lighthouse looked nice and in good condition. The location also provide a...  more »
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  • Beautiful walkway along the lighthouse and lake. Great place to grab a picture of the mighty Mackinaw Bridge. Nice gift shop inside with such friendly staff. You can take a tour of the lighthouse if you want. Definitely a place to stop before crossing over to the Upper Pennsylvania.
  • Horrible experience. I went with my kids to this light house. The lady that was selling the tickets was very rude and had no sense of a good costumer service. After she sold the tickets to me, she told me my kids could not go in because one was to little and the other was wearing sandals. I told her i wanted my money back then, she told me there was no money back policy. Why she did not tell me that before selling the tickets. Total waste of my money. I hope I can get my money back somehow. That almost ruin our day. Be aware. The rest of Mackinac was nice.
  • This is a historic building restored and anyone can imagine what could have happened here with the views movie of shipwrecks and maybe but GOD FORBID THE DOUBLE PIPELINE UNDER THE WATER. SHOWS YOU HOW LIGHTHOUSES ARE THE ONLY RESORT TO GETTING THROUGH AN AREA LIKE THIS. AWESOME WILL COME HERE AGAIN
  • The entire family had a great time. Were able to tour the top of the light house plus hear the fog horn. The young lady that did the tour did a wonderful job.
  • It is a nicely restored lighthouse. Beautiful Park area. There's a great view of the Mackinac Bridge from the lighthouse.
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