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Beautiful place to spend any time of day or season at.

If you like lighthouses, you'll enjoy this one too! Great place to visit and enjoy the shoreline as... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
sunshineinwisconsin
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Lodi, Wisconsin
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Relaxing, serene and majestic. Even with the cold cloudy weather it was worth the stop. There’s... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Debbie P
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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All reviews on the rocks coast guard light house nice walk mobility issues break wall excellent opportunity watch your step great place to watch sea wall weather was perfect lake superior rock climbing fun hike parking lot beautiful view worth the trip
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

If you like lighthouses, you'll enjoy this one too! Great place to visit and enjoy the shoreline as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sunshineinwisconsin
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Relaxing, serene and majestic. Even with the cold cloudy weather it was worth the stop. There’s just something about lighthouses.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a great place to watch the waves of the mighty Lake Superior! You need to be careful walking out tot he lighthouse on a windy day. My husband and I are not real adventurous (and a little afraid of the water) but we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tammie H
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place to combine a stroll on the harbor breakwater to the lighthouse on the end and also climb around the rocky outcrops along the waters edge. Take a moment to sit and absorb the beauty of superior. Its not a walk for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Great afternoon walk area around the harbor, the Coast Guard station and the breakwater. Would be a nice place to sit and watch the small boats go in and out. Found it all very clean, Thanks Grand Marai

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan G
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The Grand Marais harbor is so enchanting...every day...without exception. Taking a walk out to the lighthouse and the point never disappoints.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to walk to. You can relax on the rocks near by and enjoy the city view or Lake Superior view. You can even see fish if you're patient. We've done this with kids ranging from 4-17yrs old. All loved it. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nomadsoul80
Reviewed August 23, 2018

It is an interesting hike over different terrain but well worth it. What a great was to start the day after breakfast at the hotel.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heidi S
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse at Grand Marais is just a small part of the beauty and good times to be had at Grand Marais.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carol Z
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The walk out to this lighthouse is a very easy hike - although it is on concrete - including some rougher concrete. At the lighthouse, you get a whole different perspective of Grand Marais as you look back at the city and the rising forest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 378chesterd
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Grand Marais lighthouse is a small lighthouse on a breakwater for the harbor. You can walk out on the breakwater for free, with free parking by the Coast Guard building, but you can't get inside the lighthouse. You can... More
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