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Great history lesson!

My daughter-in-law and I went here on a girls weekend and it is a must-see. The lady in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lansing, Michigan
via mobile
Review is for the beach and visitor center not the lighthouse itself

Visitor center has wonderful brand new washrooms. If you go to the left there is a beach. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
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3701 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635-9523
+1 231-352-7644
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My daughter-in-law and I went here on a girls weekend and it is a must-see. The lady in the lighthouse was very informative and knew a lot of history about the area. I highly recommend this stop. Give yourself 2 or 3 hours to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visitor center has wonderful brand new washrooms. If you go to the left there is a beach. If you keep walking over a little hill there is a rocky beach and you can walk along the coast and take pictures of the beautiful water. Parking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun and interesting piece of history to visit. It was a cooler and windy day, making it more interesting to think many years ago the hardships of those living/working the lighthouse had to experience.

Thank Geraldine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short drive up from Frankfort on M22 we walked the beach and visited the lighthouse, which unfortunately was closed. Took several photos and spent about an hour there...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous lighthouse and easy to visit from M22. The sunset was amazing and the waves crashing against the shore were stunning! Worth a quick stop!

Thank 170shannonr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Point Betsie Lighthouse was such a delight to take in today. We paid $5 for the tour which includes a self guided tour in the museum. Well worth the money and the tour of the museum helps you appreciate the history behind this historical landmark....More

Thank katurnerrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had gone up the coast of Lake Michigan and this was my favorite lighthouse I’ve seen so far! We went earlier in the day and took the tour, then came back later to watch the sunset. The tour was amazing and I love going...More

Thank ShannonB2044
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

It seemed like a very secluded and private area to enjoy the sound of the waves gently rolling upon the beaches and rocks, watch the sunset, take some pics, or sunbathe. One of the cleanest well kept lighthouses and properties we've been to. The actual...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We went to the lighthouse on a rainy day and it was beautiful. The dark clouds over the lake, the white water made great pictures. The admission fee is so reasonable for all you get - lighthouse, museum, access to the beach.

Thank Kutchka
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area and lighthouse. Worth the $5 for a good cause. Leo was very informative. It has restrooms too.

Thank LISA C
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27 April 2017|
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Response from roscoepcoltrane | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most beaches in the area are.
2 August 2016|
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Response from DJB2012 | Reviewed this property |
The Point Betsie Lighthouse has a website that posts their hours of operation. Just search "Point Betsie." There are a lot of interesting facts and history about the lighthouse on their website. Following are their basic... More
1 August 2016|
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Response from Mara M | Property representative |
35 minutes - Another option is Grand Traverse Lighthouse