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Point Betsie Lighthouse

3701 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635-9523
+1 231-352-7644
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Favorite beach and lighthouse

This is such a beautiful area with lots to do and see! Love watching the sunset, rock hunting, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jenny S
Newaygo, Michigan
via mobile
Great spot for stone collecting

We did not come here to do the lighthouse tour, only to look for some Petoskey stones. It was... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
NE Florida
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3701 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635-9523
+1 231-352-7644
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful area with lots to do and see! Love watching the sunset, rock hunting, and swimming

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We did not come here to do the lighthouse tour, only to look for some Petoskey stones. It was rather cool and the water was cold and a bit rough, so that made it more difficult to look for stones. We did not find any...More

Thank hanahwy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have been to the Point Betsie Lighthouse multiple times and have enjoyed our visit every time! We take the lighthouse tour, complete the scavenger hunt (with our children), climb up to the light, find rocks on the Lake Michigan beach (there is public access...More

Thank Colette S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to watch a sunset, collect rocks, take a walk along Lake Michigan, relax to name a few.

Thank Alisa A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We enjoyed our stop at the Point Betsie Lighthouse. The volunteers were extremely knowledgable and friendly. We were there on a cold and rainy day and the view was still amazing. The short film is interesting as is the small museum next to the gift...More

Thank ilovegaylord
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the stop. Pet friendly. Fall colors were amazing! Didn't find Petoskey stones but fun looking.

Thank Bev L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A must see when you are in the area. Nicely restored, historic lighthouse. But then, I love all lighthouses!

Thank Isabella-McKania
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Takes a while to get out to this lighthouse but I would say it’s definitely worth the time invested. Nice beach to walk on and a great lighthouse to just stand and look at. My advice would be that you take a picnic lunch a...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Great picture opportunity Good place to find relaxing beach time A nice beach to do a little rock hunting.

Thank Danielv P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Just a little north of Frankfort, MI along M-22 lies point Betsie and its lighthouse. We have visited in the summer and winter and enjoyed the view. I once said to my wife during a rather windy winter's morning that this must be the coldest...More

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28 April 2017|
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Response from roscoepcoltrane | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most beaches in the area are.
3 August 2016|
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Response from DJB2012 | Reviewed this property |
The Point Betsie Lighthouse has a website that posts their hours of operation. Just search "Point Betsie." There are a lot of interesting facts and history about the lighthouse on their website. Following are their basic... More
2 August 2016|
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Response from Mara M | Property representative |
35 minutes - Another option is Grand Traverse Lighthouse