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This is my favorite place to be on the forth.

I've laid on the beaches in the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Miami Beach. I've rode the bike trail... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Los Angeles, California
Mermaid Megafest beach visit

We visited the South Beach for the Mermaid Megafest on Memorial Day weekend with our kids... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Sharon W
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I've laid on the beaches in the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Miami Beach. I've rode the bike trail of Venice Beach and walked and eaten along the Santa Monica Pier and laid on the beach in all those places. I am fund of them...More

Thank annetteb774
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the South Beach for the Mermaid Megafest on Memorial Day weekend with our kids & grandkids. Everyone had a great time at the beach and on the lighthouse pier :)

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

While the Beach is spacious the parking is limited. We were the on July 6th thinking the holiday crowd would be gone... WRONG. We had to park 4-5 blocks away, Monroe Blvd. and Monroe St. (crazy coincidence) It is very popular for a reason. Beautify...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This was my first time to see light houses. The ones in Michigan are awesome. Each one is unique within itself

Thank kathywagner22
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were making quick trips to area lighthouses as we drove up to the upper peninsula. This one was very pretty but I was particularly impressed with the beach. There was an area for children to play, a decent sized beach, and even actual flushing...More

1  Thank annecolorgreen
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Nice stroll to the lighthouse down the concrete pier. Watch your step though, the concrete can be hazardous due to wear from the elements. Relaxing though. Sunsets are amazing!!!!!

Thank Timothy A
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Short easy walk on a nice pier. Lighthouse is probably 3 stories and it’s not one you go can go inside but nice backdrop for a picture! It is at the point where the river blows into the lake so it’s fun to watch the...More

Thank lemonslaura
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The pier extends over Lake Michigan to the lighthouse. You can walk on it or fish on it. The signs advise that it is at your own risk, but many people are willing to chance it. On a calm day, a beautiful walk, on a...More

2  Thank betsyjbeckerman
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Here's one of the classic Great Lakes lighthouses, welcoming all who come by water. The pier goes out a fair ways, and the boat watching is always a pleasure.

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I love walking out to the lighthouse after having a nice meal downtown! It’s a great walk for morning afternoon and night! I love watching the boats come in and out of the river.

1  Thank Jillyjillyjilly
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Carla C
24 March 2018|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
There are cottages and condos (check VRBO) within walking distance of the light, but I think hotels might be a short drive away. You can use the free parking in downtown South Haven and enjoy a walk past the Marina down to... More
6 February 2016|
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Response from capturedbygrace | Reviewed this property |
When we went, we parked on a side street that had meters. However, we got there right about 5pm, when they stopped charging at the meters.
1 July 2015|
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Response from BSJ3258 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that you can go in. There is a door but it is locked. I would assume no general public entrance. It is a VERY small lighthouse so there would not be a lot to see anyway.