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Wind Point Lighthouse

Open Now: 08:30 - 17:00
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Cool Lighthouse

Built in 1880 and still operating. Tours available sporadically, be sure to check first. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim T
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Austin, Texas
Beautiful Lighthouse

Super easy to get to and lovely little park area. This would be a great place for a picnic or just... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Whitney D
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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Built in 1880 and still operating. Tours available sporadically, be sure to check first. The grounds are nice as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Super easy to get to and lovely little park area. This would be a great place for a picnic or just a little walk around the grounds.There are a bunch of flowers and green grass to enjoy. I went on a gorgeous windy day and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Whitney D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The lighthouse itself is picturesque from the outside. Periodically it's possible to climb it. The gardens just up from the beach are small but really pretty. The beach is being worked on. It's small, but it's possible to see the "reef" just under the surface...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James P
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We made a quick stop to check out this lighthouse on the way to Chicago. It is a beautiful spot for a quick walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leecypoo
Reviewed 7 October 2018

So very well worth the stop to see! The lighthouse is beautiful and the grounds were very pretty. Flowers have done very well this year. Area is well marked and very interesting to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I love going to the white house in Racine, Wi. The history is very interesting, but the scenery is amazingly beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank doughboy64
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A best kept secret on Lake Michigan's shores between Chicago & Milwaukee. Wind Point Light House is one of Lake Michigan's tallest on one of it's smallest beaches. It's a great combination that makes it a cozy an charming place to catch a sunrise, sunset...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fearless793450
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path but worth the stop. Beautiful little park with a lighthouse and super view of Lake Michigan. Can even dip your toes in the water here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vincentd972
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited at sunset. Stunning sunset. The lighthouse is literally on the shore. Convenient bench to enjoy the view. Public restrooms available.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Visiting from Texas for a Wedding, we stopped by so my 11 and 9 year old could see a real lighthouse. The water was about 50 degrees but the weather was a crispy 78. The area is well kept and signs everywhere explaining what the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rodney626
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Response from Christine J | Reviewed this property |
Tours are only provided on set days. Being that i am in a wheel chair i don't pay attention to the dates. You can see and read the information on site at all times Call Wind point town hall and ask if they know when tours... More
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