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Marblehead Lighthouse

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Address: Marblehead, OH
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One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into...

One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes, it towers 65 feet into the air.

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A picturesque place to visit

Saw this on a list of the top 17 things to do in Ohio - would agree that this should be on your "must do list" if you are anywhere in the area! Visited in winter and the views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this on a list of the top 17 things to do in Ohio - would agree that this should be on your "must do list" if you are anywhere in the area! Visited in winter and the views, quite simply, were spectacular ... the icy lake, the islands nearby and Cedar Point are all things you can see on... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live near the Marblehead peninsula & ❤️ to visit Marblehead Light all seasons of the year. We've gone past by boat, have climbed the stairs to the top for the surrounding view when it's open for visitors, have picnicked in the park & have walked on the ice surrounding it in winter. Great place for a family & friend... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Marblehead Lighthouse is beautiful and a visit is usually tranquil and serene. It has a small picnic, park area. It is open in the summer months for tours but decorated for Christmas or at night under the stars it is a beauty any time of the year. When the lake is frozen, it is particularly beautiful

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Marblehead, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Marblehead Lighthouse is a beautiful place to walk around and view the lake. If you go when it is open you can climb to the top for spectacular views of the lake, islands and Cedar Point. you can also just sit and relax by the water, have a picnic, or people watch. Dogs are welcome there, also. There are... More 

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Plymouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Marblehead Lighthouse on a Sunday afternoon. We are on a mission to see as many of the Great Lakes' lighthouses as possible. The Lighthouse and the surrounding area are one of our favorite places to visit. The rocks are fun to climb on and it is enjoyable to just sit and watch the waves... More 

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Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I come here often to see the lighthouse. Not much to do usually, but it's a nice area to photograph or picnic with families. Museum with history of museum nearby but check ahead of time for hours. Sometimes you can pay $3 to go up the stairs to see the view from the top. Local buses come here with elder... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great place and had my wedding here in 2014. Has a great view across the bay of cedar point, I mostly go for the cedar point fireworks on the 4th of July. A must see when up this way!

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

On our way from Cleveland, Oh to Ann Arbor, Mi and (as we had plenty of time and it was a beautiful day) took a detour to Marblehead. The Lighthouse wasn't open, but it was decorated for Christmas (in reds & greens) and looked amazing against the blue November sky. Definitely worth a visit and take some sandwiches and drinks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Well maintained. Great view of Cedar Point. Already had holiday decorations up. Well worth the drive. Will go back.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great scenic view and a great spot for photography and picnics. Go when the lighthouse is open for tours.

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