Plan your visit to coincide with some of the special events at lighthouses across Michigan, including Au Sable Day, 11am - 5pm, Saturday, September 24 at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Reservations are required for a special tour of the privately owned, 1898 Little Traverse Lighthouse at Harbor Point near Harbor Springs, on October 1. (Reservations are limited).
The 16th annual Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival takes place October 6-9 in Alpena, located in the midst of 17 lights on the Lake Huron shore. The largest such event in North America, the festival attracts thousands of lighthouse fans who tour several of the lights by land, sea, and air. There are exhibits to browse for information, books, art and collectibles, plus maritime music and the chance to network with lighthouse preservation groups and volunteers.