Sand Island Lighthouse

    • Built in 1881
    • Automated in 1921
    • Light moved to steel tower c.1933
    • Light moved back to lighthouse 1985
    • Still in service, guided tours available

New Michigan Island Light Tower

    • Built in Pennsylvania in 1880
    • Dismanteled 1918
    • Re-erected on Michigan Island 1929
    • Automated 1943
    • Still in service, guided tours available

Raspberry Island Lighthouse

    • Built in 1862
    • Placed in service 1863
    • Enlarged 1906
    • Automated 1947
    • Light moved outside building 1957
    • Guided tours available
    • Shuttle boat schedule

Manitou Island Fish Camp

    • Built in 1890’s
    • Used as a camp for fisherman and a weekend retreat until the 1930’s

Outer Island Lighthouse

    • Built in 1874
    • Automated 1961
    • Temporarily closed to public access due to construction activity

Devils Island Light Tower

    • Temporary tower built in 1891
    • Permanent tower built in 1898
    • Permanent tower placed in service 1901
    • External braces added 1914
    • Automated 1978
    • Lens removed 1989
    • Lens replaced 1992
    • Still in service

Old Michigan Island Lighthouse

    • Built in 1856
    • Place in service 1857
    • Abandoned 1858
    • Re-lit 1969
    • Retured 1929
    • Guided tours available
    • New museum exhibits open

La Point Lighthouse, Long Island

    • Built in 1897
    • Automated 1964
    • Still in Service, not open to public

Pictured Rocks Cruises
(800) 650-2379
Munsing, MI

Discover Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, America’s first National Lakeshore and one of Mother Nature’s treasures. Cruise along Superior’s shoreline and take in brilliantly colored cliffs and seas caves, cascading falls, and pristine beaches. Lovers Leap, Indian Head, Miners Castle, and Chapel Rock are landmarks that anchor the many tour highlights.

Alpena Shipwreck Tours
(888) 469-4696
Alpena, MI

Immerse yourself in the history of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Explore Huron’s hidden shipwrecks from Lady Michigan’s glass-bottom viewing deck. Preserved shipwrecks, scenic shorelines, and majestic lighthouses highlight this unique Lake Huron tour.

Huron Lady II Boat Tours
(810) 984-1500
Port Huron, MI

Cruise the waters of the St. Clair River into mighty Lake Huron. Pass under the Blue Water Bridge and take in Michigan’s oldest working lighthouse, the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, standing proud along Lake Huron’s shoreline. Get a unique, up-close view of passing freighters!

Star Line Ferry
(906) 643-7635
Machinaw City & St. Ignace, MI

Experience panoramic views of the Mackinac Bridge, majestic Mackinac Island, and some of Lake Huron’s oldest lighthouses. Star Line’s Hydro-Jet Ferries produce distinctive 35′ rooster tail spray and offer an unforgettable ferry ride to Mackinac Island.


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