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First Street Beach

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Address: 1st Street at Lake Michigan, Manistee, MI
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+1 231-723-4051

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Favorite Beach on Lake Michigan

We go to this beach many times a season as we can. There is a pier to walk out to the lighthouse, great swimming, fishing and a fun little lunch canteen, great parking and 2 kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a nice day to walk around shore but a little bit COLD, the sun-set is the Best ever!!! I will REMEMBER this beach for all of my life,

Thank 185parker266
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this beach many times a season as we can. There is a pier to walk out to the lighthouse, great swimming, fishing and a fun little lunch canteen, great parking and 2 kids playgrounds.

Thank car0la66
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love to go to First St Beach. We take our friends and family there all the time to just relax and to enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan. They just put fire pits on the beach last summer. Nothing better than a nice fire on the beach.

Thank Teri S
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My spouse and I spent one of the most relaxing days in our getaway right here. For free. California should have city-close beaches so broad, beautiful, and CLEAN. We walked here from the inn where we were staying (The Dempsey Manor B&B, which is the finest lodging in town bar none) and brought all the beach gear we needed and... More 

1 Thank Gavvin K
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358 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wish we had planned to stop longer here as it all looked so inviting but we were touring around but I`ve no doubt we will return to this area as it has everything.

Thank eileen j
Escanaba, Michigan
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

You don't even have to pack a cooler, they have a snack bar with everything. You could spend all day here. Beach, basketball, tennis, bands at night. Definitely my favorite place.

Thank Brandy M
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We loved it! Nice, clean beach. Excellent view especially at sunset.Highly recommend to anyone traveling.

1 Thank 735myrah
Saginaw, Michigan
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lots of clean sand, nice pavilion with snacks to buy, changing rooms and a walk down boardwalk almost to the water, no trudging thru the sand carrying your stuff.

1 Thank ladjro
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Huge sandy beach with slides and swings for the kids. There's a pavilion where u can buy food, drinks, and ice cream. Water is crystal clear, beautiful sunsets.

1 Thank Julie A
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this beach a lot with my 10&12 year olds. Sandy water, no rocks hurting your feet. Snack bar had great ice cream. Nice views of the light house and river too.

1 Thank Gina W

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