Decorate Your Desktop with Lighthouse Photos
Stroll down the long breakwall to North Breakwater Light in Ludington, Michigan, for perfect sunset views.
Beaver Island getaway
Ferry riders coming to Beaver Island from Charlevoix, Michigan, pass the Beaver Island Harbor Lighthouse as they head into St. James Harbor.
Cana Island Lighthouse
This Door County, Wisconsin, lighthouse sits on its own tiny island on the eastern shore of the Door peninsula; climb the stairs for a spectacular view from the top of the 89-foot tower.
Sunset bathes the lighthouse in Muskegon, Michigan, with dramatic colors.
Mackinac Island solitude
Round Island Light, built in 1895, helped ships navigate the Straits of Mackinac, which connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
South Haven Lighthouse at dusk
Fishermen try their luck at dusk off the end of the pier at Michigan's South Haven Lighthouse.
Guarding the Manitou Passage
The 19th-century South Manitou Island Lighthouse sits along the rocky shoreline at Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Lake Erie's Marblehead Lighthouse
This Ohio lighthouse, built in 1822, is the oldest Lake Erie light in operation.
Day's end at Grand Haven
Silhouetted by the sun, a sailboat passes the lighthouse pier in Grand Haven, Michigan.
Tawas Point Lighthouse
Become a lighthouse keeper for a week or two at this maritime monument. Stay in the renovated keeper's quarters, and take on duties such as greeting guests.
Sunset at Manistee North Pierhead
A golden sunset frames Michigan's Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse.
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Climb the tower, take a guided walking tour of the grounds, and enjoy interactive exhibits inside the lighthouse at this Mackinac Island icon.
Grand Haven beauty
Rays from the setting sun cast a picturesque pattern over the pier and lighthouse at Grand Haven, Michigan.
View from the top
Climb 117 steps to reach the observation deck at Michigan's South Manitou Island Lighthouse.
Sturgeon Point lookout
Summer visitors can tour the tower and keeper's house (now a maritime museum) at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse in Harrisville, Michigan.
Fall color in Rogers City
Hiking and picnicking are popular at the park surrounding 40 Mile Point Light, built in 1896 near Rogers City, Michigan.
Apostle Islands lighthouse
Sand Island Light, at the western end of the Apostle Islands, was built in 1881 of local brownstone.
Muskegon port of call
This red Muskegon tower is one of more than 100 lighthouses along the Michigan shore.
The North Pierhead Light, built in 1910, is one of three Duluth lighthouses.