U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan

The United States Lighthouse Society (USLHS) does a different annual tour every year.

This year, they will be touring Michigan’s fabulous Lake Huron.

While in Michigan, they will be visiting 35 lighthouses!

U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan

There are more lighthouses on the Great Lakes than anywhere else in the United States.

The state of Michigan has 125 lighthouses (more than any other state).

The earliest one dates from 1825.


Tour Costs:

Per Person Double Occupancy: $3,255

Single Supplement (Cash): $895

U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan

USLHS Tour of Lake Huron



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U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan


Day 1 – August 15, 2020 – We arrive at Detroit Airport and have our welcome dinner at the Sheraton Inn in Romulus, MI.

Day 2 – August 16, 2020 – We depart for Saginaw River Rear Range Lighthouse and then Forty Mile Point Lighthouse.  Next is McGulpin Point Lighthouse, and then on to our hotel in Mackinaw City, MI.

Day 3 – August 17, 2020 – Today we will board a ferry to see Cheboygan Crib Light, Cheboygan River Front Range Lighthouse, Fourteen Foot Shoal Lighthouse, Poe Reef Lighthouse, Spectacle Reef Light, Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse, Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light.  Then ferry back to Mackinaw City for our second night there.

Day 4 – August 18, 2020 – We have a boat trip in the morning to see DeTour Reef Lighthouse.  Then back to same hotel and the afternoon is yours to do as you wish.  Dinner on your own.

Day 5 – August 19, 2020 – Check out of the hotel this morning and head for New Presque Isle Light (climb), Old Presque Isle Light (climb) and Presque Isle Range Light.  Next is a photo op at Alpena Harbor Lighthouse and lunch “to go” at Take 5 Deli.  Our next stops are Sturgeon Point Lighthouse and Tawas Point Lighthouse.  We stay at Tawas, MI.  and have dinner at the hotel.

Day 6 – August 20, 2020 – Depart for Au Gres boat tour where we will see Gravelly Shoal Lighthouse and tour Charity Island Lighthouse with lunch on board.  After the boat ride we head for Port Austin Reef Lighthouse, Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse, Harbor Beach Lighthouse and Port Sanilac Lighthouse ending up the day in Port Huron, MI.  Dinner will be at the local Cracker Barrel.

Day 7 – August 21, 2020 – This day we board a boat to cruise Lake St. Clair.  Lunch will be on board while we view St. Clair Flats  Range Light, Harsen’s Island Rear Range Light, Lake St. Clair Lighthouses, Windmill Point Lighthouse and William Livingston Memorial Lighthouse.  Then in the afternoon we will see Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, the Lightship Huron and Peche Island Lighthouse in the morning.  We then depart for Sheraton Inn in Romulus, MI.with dinner at the hotel.

Day 8 – August 22, 2020 – We will board a bus to Detroit Lighthouse Service Depot, then on to Dossin Maritime Museum on Belle Isle.  We will tour down to William Livingstone Memorial to see it by land this time.  Then we have a cruise of Detroit river where we will see Grosse Ile Range Light, Bois Blanc (Boblo) Island Lighthouse and Detroit River Lighthouse with Lunch on board.  We arrive at the same hotel for our Farewell Dinner.

Day 9 – August 23, 2020 – Breakfast at hotel and shuttles to the airport.

U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan


  1. Saginaw River Rear Range Lighthouse
  2. Forty Mile Point Lighthouse
  3. McGulpin Point Lighthouse
  4. Cheboygan Crib Light
  5. Cheboygan River Front Range Lighthouse
  6. Fourteen Foot Shoal Lighthouse
  7. Poe Reef Lighthouse
  8. Spectacle Reef Lighthouse
  9. Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse
  10. Round Island Lighthouse
  11. Round Island Passage Lighthouse
  12. Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse
  13. DeTour Reef Lighthouse
  14. New Presque Isle Light
  15. Old Presque Isle Light
  16. Presque Isle Range Light
  17. Alpena Lighthouse
  18. Sturgeon Point Lighthouse
  19. Tawas Point Lighthouse
  20. Gravelly Shoal Lighthouse
  21. Charity Island Lighthouse
  22. Port Austin Reef Lighthouse
  23. Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse
  24. Harbor Beach Lighthouse
  25. Port Sanilac Lighthouse
  26. Fort Gratiot Lighthouse
  27. Peche Island Lighthouse
  28. St. Clair Flats Range Light
  29. St. Clair Flats Canal Range Light
  30. Lake St. Clair Lighthouse
  31. Windmill Point Lighthouse
  32. Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse
  33. Grosse Ile Range Light
  34. Bois Blanc (Boblo) Island Lighthouse
  35. Detroit River Lighthouse
U.S. Lighthouse Society Tour of Michigan

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