The 2017 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour is now available from the West Michigan Tourist Association! This free travel map is a complete source for discovering the lighthouses that dot the Lake Michigan shoreline.
This popular map is the premier source of travel information around Lake Michigan, featuring the entire 1,100-mile Lake Michigan Circle Tour Route through four states, and mapping over 100 lighthouses around Lake Michigan and the Straits of Mackinac. The map spotlights twenty lighthouses and includes pictures of the lights, additional structural details, and special features of each spotlight.
The Lighthouse Map cover features a photo of the Muskegon South Breakwater Light courtesy of Tim Bonnette, entrant in the most recent West Michigan Photo Contest. The Muskegon South Breakwater Light is located at the entrance to the Lake Muskegon Channel from Lake Michigan, roughly a half mile from shore. The light is 63 feet tall, and houses a red LED optic visible for eight nautical miles to aid in navigation.
Numbered icons on the map are perfect for trip–planning and include ideas on where travelers can stop to dine, lodge, visit a museum, or shop for a souvenir. This map is essential for those who want to travel the complete Lake Michigan Circle Tour, or for those just looking for a day trip.
“Lighthouse fans and travel enthusiasts alike will want to pick up a copy of this annual publication,” notes Courtney Sheffer, Director of Marketing for the West Michigan Tourist Association. She adds “This free publication is excellent for trip planning, or to just keep in the car to see which lighthouses your summer travels might bring you in contact with.”
Order your free copy today! The 2017 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour is available online at www.WMTA.org or by calling 616-245-2217. Bulk quantities may also be requested for distribution in information centers and travel hubs.