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The Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse ranks among the oldest lighthouses in Michigan. Active and maintained by the US Coast Guard, located in Lighthouse County Park on Lake Huron near Port Hope. "Pointe aux Barques" means 'Point of Boats’. Local lore tells that the French Voyeurs gave the landmark this description because the rock outcropping matched the look of a line of ships along the tip of the shore as they round Michigan's Thumb. It was built in 1857 under President Polk's orders to guard ships from some of the most treacherous shoals in the Great Lakes. The lighthouse is 89...
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located at the Whitefish Point Light Station north of Paradise in Chippewa County in the UP of of Michigan. These shots are in the fog rolling of of Lake Superior.
Sleeper State Park spans acres of Pin Oak forests, wetlands, but offers a sandy beach and dunes located on the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron. Visitors can watch both sunrises and sunsets on the bay, relax in the shade and seclusion of the campground or roam the trails of the ancient dune forests. Picnic in the shade steps from the beach. Full service hook up and rustic camping is available during the summer season.
The Old Presque Isle Light was the first lighthouse in the Presque Isle, Michigan area, built in 1840. It is said to be haunted.