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Grosse Point Lighthouse

2601 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201-1752
+1 847-328-6961
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Beautiful property

Had two teens with me who were impressed with the property, the rocks, the beach but the water was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susanlynn53
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Fair Oaks, California
Beach day

I had to be in Evanston for work and dragged two of my kids with me. Ages 6 & 8. Gorgeous day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
REBECCA H
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Chicago, Illinois
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2601 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201-1752
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+1 847-328-6961
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"light house"
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"open to the public"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 3 reviews
"great lakes"
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"lake michigan"
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"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"great beach"
in 2 reviews
"nearby beach"
in 2 reviews
"front lawn"
in 2 reviews
"clean beach"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
in 2 reviews
"summer months"
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"check their website"
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"sunny day"
in 2 reviews
"park area"
in 2 reviews
"next door"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had two teens with me who were impressed with the property, the rocks, the beach but the water was cold!! It was a very hot day so it felt nice. Was not crowded at all on this very hot day.

Thank Susanlynn53
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had to be in Evanston for work and dragged two of my kids with me. Ages 6 & 8. Gorgeous day! Ample parking and clean beach. We did have to pay $20 for 1 adult and two kids. Beach has huge rocks in the...More

Thank REBECCA H
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

My great-grandfather was an assistant lighthouse keeper here so it has special meaning to me. I used to visit the backyard and call my grandmother who was raised there and ask her memories she had while living there. It's not unusual to see a deer...More

Thank whyersc
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Getting up inside of this lighthouse has been on my bucket list for years! Today, it was sadly closed, so it remains in my bucket. Still, I appreciated the grounds and the unoccupied house next door.

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Nothing really to see. The area is very run down. We were very disappointed. Not sure the reason for the condition but could be a cool place to visit.

Thank Damon D
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Very accessible light house right off the road. Landscaping is beautifully maintained by the local garden club, and worth the visit even you have no interest in lighthouses. Have done the trip up to the top in a previous visit, and like all lighthouses it...More

Thank jmc1958
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The lighthouse is worth stopping and looking at. You park in a large parking area and can walk down to the beach to enjoy the lake. It's also by a small park.

Thank LoveToTravel1234512
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Great place for a walk on a sunny day... the spring flowers are blooming and the lake looks brisk.... cant wait for warmer days to enjoy this little gem of a park area mre fully.

Thank Chicagonative_7
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were in Chicago for several days. One day was spent at the lake and the park around Grosse point lighthouse. We love lake Michigan and we love going to lighthouses. So, this was the "almost" the best of both worlds. It is a wonderful...More

1  Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The lighthouse is at the end of one of my many walking circuits in Evanston. I have lived here almost 20 years and have yet to go up. I don't even know if it is open to the public for that! Nice to look at...More

Thank Josie T
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kanj1297
11 October 2016|
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Response from Shulin_Kang | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is $5 fee when we visited. It's only open on Sat./Sun. 2-3-4pm. The lighthouse cannot take more than 6 people up there. I am not sure it is still open after September, you need you call to ask. But you can always... More
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