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Love lighthouses

The many faces of lake Michigan seen thru an accessible lighthouse on a walkable pier. Light... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathy L
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Unique and beautiful stroll!

An ideal way to enjoy an awesome panoramic view of the water is to take a peaceful walk to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jillgarris3
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Goshen, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The many faces of lake Michigan seen thru an accessible lighthouse on a walkable pier. Light station on north side also accessible for walking and fishing.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 days ago

An ideal way to enjoy an awesome panoramic view of the water is to take a peaceful walk to the Lighthouse. It was fun to see families out enjoying themselves swimming, boating and fishing together but the area could be improved with public restrooms (rather...More

Thank jillgarris3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Indianapolis all of my life and I had no idea that a beach was 3.5 hours by car! South Haven lighthouse beach area was really nice. Clean, easy to get to, lots of parking and so close to the water! Pack...More

Thank w0f2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

South Haven is such a great spot! The beach is beautiful. Love walking the pier. Lighthouse is nice.

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse is a little from downtown but you can park fairly close to the pier. Concrete on the pier is in bad need of repair but we did not have a problem navigating with a wheelchair.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit. Walked out to the lighthouse. Lots of people doing the same thing. Very friendly area. Parking for a fee at meters and a lot.

Thank Dave-OH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our weekend in South Haven and the beach was nice as well. We walked the pier that has the lighthouse on it early on Sunday morning. It was quiet and not many people up and about yet so we knew we could check out...More

Thank DStuman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always a nice place to visit and a nice walk down to it for a great view of the sunset. Just watch your steps going to it. Looks really cool in the winter also

Thank Shelbymann
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just came to South Haven for lunch while traveling from Traverse City to Chicago. Decided to check out the lighthouse. Nice walk on nice wide surface and fun to see the pretty boats. Beautiful beach! We took a pic of the lighthouse bc of course...More

Thank 718Kelly
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We walked all the way down to the lighthouse. It is a great place to watch boats, and I am sure the sunset. The pathway is very wide and easy to walk. The concrete is in great condition so even wheelchairs can go. It is...More

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Carla C
23 March 2018|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
There are cottages and condos (check VRBO) within walking distance of the light, but I think hotels might be a short drive away. You can use the free parking in downtown South Haven and enjoy a walk past the Marina down to... More
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occams-razor
5 February 2016|
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Response from WillySpr | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking up the hill "in town". Parking down by the beach requires payment.
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ECfromTA
1 July 2015|
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Response from BSJ3258 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that you can go in. There is a door but it is locked. I would assume no general public entrance. It is a VERY small lighthouse so there would not be a lot to see anyway.
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