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Old Mission Lighthouse Park

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Old Mission Lighthouse Park is a good and easy escape from Traverse City. The park offers some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Awesome drive to arrive and sweet lighthouse and an old log cabin as well on property. Worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce H
Omaha, Nebraska
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20500 Center Rd, Old Mission, MI 49686-7900
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All reviews log cabin light house north pole beautiful drive light tower lovely beach small donation tiny gift shop traverse city walking trails sandy beach lake michigan quiet area worth the trip beautiful wineries lots of history beautiful view
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Light house not all that impressive. Cost money to go inside so we just walked around. You can go down on to the beach to catch lovely views of the water and beach. Lake Michigan is really beautiful

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Mission Lighthouse Park is a good and easy escape from Traverse City. The park offers some walking trails along the lake, an old lighthouse and a log cabin to give an idea of settlement in the area. Even on the warmest of days, the...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome drive to arrive and sweet lighthouse and an old log cabin as well on property. Worth the trip but a long drive through beautiful scenery

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop by on a whim. The lighthouse first floor is free, but there is a fee to go upstairs. We decided not to go upstairs. The first floor is tiny, but has some cool historic information. The little beach is pretty.

Thank Meagan Y
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We drove from Traverse City to the end of this peninsula. Stopped at the Buchan's Blueberry Farm for blueberry picking on our way. Kids loved the blueberry picking. We enjoyed hanging out at the lighthouse beach and had lunch at Jolly Pumpkins. Great a day...More

Thank Passenger797208
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Beautiful!! Clear water, calm, quiet area. Great relaxation area. Great location for pictures. Must see

Thank melsham
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This Lighthouse was built in 1870 on the northern tip of Old Mission Peninsula. It has always been one of my favourite places to visit and spend time at. The tour of the house is good and culminates with a view from the light tower....More

Thank David K
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful drive on a day that wasn’t great for beaching. Would be gorgeous in the fall. A bit underwhelmed by the lighthouse itself—very low and small. $4 to go up, kind of on the honor system. Spent about 40 minutes there. Could bring beach gear...More

Thank Vacationer917
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We made the drive up the Peninsula to Old Mission Lighthouse Park. We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery as we passed cherry grove after winery after more of the same looking out over the lake. There is an old log cabin on the property, you can...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I took my wife and son here, and honestly didn't expect to spend very much time, but we ended up taking the whole morning. The lighthouse itself is quite small, but worth checking out. It's interesting to see the history of it and check out...More

Thank Chris L
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July 22, 2018|
Response from JosiahGrr | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed, just must be on a leash.