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MACKINAW ISLANDS LIGHT HOUSE

This is an iconic symbol of the Island. Its the first thing you see upon arriving by Ferry and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janicem1111
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Bradenton, Florida
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Unfortunately, the picture here is not of the Round Island Lighthouse. This is on the breakwater... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara G
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West Shore of Round Island, Mackinac Island, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an iconic symbol of the Island. Its the first thing you see upon arriving by Ferry and the last thing you see upon leaving.

Thank janicem1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

While taking a break from walking through the town and waiting for the ferry I spotted the lighthouse. Much like other lighthouses I have seen

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, the picture here is not of the Round Island Lighthouse. This is on the breakwater to the marina. But the Round Island lighthouse is iconic on its own.

1  Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

When the ferry slows down you know you are near the lighthouse and almost to the island. Another of Michigan’s beautiful lighthouses.

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Get to take memorable photos while the sun is setting. You cannot walk to it as it is in the water and not on the shore.

Thank kashgo
Reviewed 31 July 2018

When you see the light house, you know you are arriving at the island. The engines on the ferries slow to a crawl and you crawl to the dock. This lighthouse is so serene at night when walking the island. The foghorn is something straight...More

Thank gjb-6
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Pass right by the lighthouses as you travel on both major ferry carriers. Great picture opportunities on board the ferry.

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 22 September 2017

If you want my humble opinion, I think it is somewhat ' silly ' to have this small lighthouse appear as an individual tripadvisor attraction. However it is very attractive and I shot seven photos of it both from the ferry and from the island.

2  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Mackinac Island is one of the most gorgeous places on earth. And these lighthouses are little jewels in the crown. Yes, there is nothing more beautiful than nature, but in certain instances, man does things to actually improve it. I give you exhibit A.

2  Thank DrewC_CT
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Round Island Lighthouse no longer functions in that capacity, but it is a good reminder of the importance of protecting boats and ships on their perilous journeys in the Straits of Mackinac. It sits on a breakwater that extends out from Mackinac Island and...More

3  Thank StuartGustafson
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Heidi-ready-2-travel
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On my way to the island I saw many people at the top of the lighthouse looking off into the lake
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