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Fayette Historic State Park

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Address: Garden, MI
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Birthday Trip 2016

I usually go camping for my birthday, and this year I was a bit late in planning so all the usual places that I go in Wisconsin were booked over the first weekend in August. My... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Neenah, Wisconsin
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Neenah, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I usually go camping for my birthday, and this year I was a bit late in planning so all the usual places that I go in Wisconsin were booked over the first weekend in August. My parents had talked about Fayette Historic State Park as a place that they frequented on their travels and I decided to give it a... More 

Thank JenniE54956
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

On the advice of someone else, we spent several hours visiting Fayette Historic State Park. While there were no guides available the day we stopped, it was easy to walk around and visit the various buildings and read the signs explaining things. It was very enjoyable to see all that had been preserved and learn about the history of the... More 

Thank KAZW87
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
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79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you are touring the lovely Upper Peninsula of Michigan I highly recommend making this a site to visit. We enjoyed several hours of sightseeing throughout this park, despite the wet drizzle that was coming down. This historic old town is located on the shores of Big Bay de Noc, on Lake Michigan, a beautiful setting! There are many buildings... More 

Thank justthe2ofus
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were told about this place ad decided that we would talk a look. We were so glad we did. There is so much to see about the history of iron works. Lots of old buildings to see and so much history there. Lots of walking and some beautiful views. Not a great place for the handicapped. So glad we... More 

Thank boopsie58
Holland, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My boyfriend and I stopped in after I have been here a few times before. He went to Michigan TECH for school a few years back but had never really seen the many wonderful places that the U.P. has to offer. So While on our trip accessed to Escanaba we decided to chance it with the on and off rain... More 

Thank Liz K
Southington, Connecticut
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20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This area was stunning. You really should not miss this state park if you are in the area. The price of $9.00 per car for out of state was reasonable and we used the pass again to get into Kitch-iti-Kipi for free. The pass is good for all day to all the state parks. The iron works furnace had a... More 

Thank travelzoom2016
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great history of iron works here. Lots of old buildings to investigate and several restored rooms to see how they townsfolk lived. An abundance of information available. Lots of manicured lawns to picnic, run or play on. Not handicap friendly. There are a couple of ramps for wheel chair access but once inside, the space is fairly tight. This sloping... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My son found a brochure of this place at a rest stop, so it wasn't originally part of our itinerary, but we found ourselves with extra down time & decided to check it out...which was a very good decision. If you are into history & old buildings & what life was like decades/centuries ago...this is a place for you. Be... More 

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Godfrey, Il
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were told by fellow campers to check out this park and we were so glad we did. The unique industrial history of the area was fascinating. It didn't hurt that we were there on a gorgeous day which helped showcase the beautiful setting.

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Hartland, Vermont
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We loved the historic area and the ability to roam through the buildings and informative displays at our own pace. We also had the pleasure of viewing the village from the bay as we kayaked around from the campground. We had 2 out of three nights at the campground that were quite nice, but Friday night was disappointing. A large... More 

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