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Gorgeous Destination!

It seemed like a very secluded and private area to enjoy the sound of the waves gently rolling upon... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tim S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Stormy Day

We went to the lighthouse on a rainy day and it was beautiful. The dark clouds over the lake, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3701 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635-9523
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank LISA C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didnt actually go inside but we went to the gift shop. Nice stuff but very expensive. However, the beach right beside is a rock lovers paradise! Beautiful rounded beach stones in many colors. Granite and many others I couldn't identify. Big ones, small ones. Very...More

1  Thank Kimberly7ro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went looking for the lighthouse and it took awhile to find it. Once we found it, views were terrific and the beach was not crowded.

Thank Marinerone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can tour the lighthouse and get the historical background info about living and operating the lighthouse. Our favorite thing to do here, however, is not the lighthouse tour, but rock collecting on the beach. If you look closely you just might find a Petoskey...More

1  Thank spartanfanChicago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful overlook and awesome beach next to lighthouse. We went up in the tower and the view was gorgeous. The grounds are very well maintained and the folks working there have a good grasp of the history of the place and are super friendly!

1  Thank jennifersalyers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Peace & Serenity of beautiful Lake Michigan with a private small beach. Pleasant and inviting gift shop. We did not tour the lighthouse, but the outside scenery was beautiful.

1  Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Apparently we didn’t read the fine print. You can drive to the parking lot, but cannot get any closer due to fences. In a tourist area at high-season, one would expect it to be open daily.

Thank kelleymom299
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Looking on the Sleeping Dunes website we decided to visit the lighthouse as it said tours were $2 for adults and $1 for children. Wrong. It’s $5 for adults and $2 for kids. So my oldest and I decided to still do it. She proceeded...More

Thank Rene B
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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