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Lighthouse North Point, USA

From series “Top 15 Most Fascinating Lighthouses”
Year: 1855. Height: 23 m.

On the territory of Lake Park in the USA, an awesome lighthouse North Point is located. In 1984 it became a historical landmark of national stature. The first lighthouse at this place was built in 1855. It was too close to the cliff of the seaside. According to this, the infirm bricks construction could fall from the inrush of waves down. In 1888 it was decided to build the new, firmer lighthouse with the raw iron construction in a basement.

Lighthouse North Point, USA The building was finished in 1912 and its height was increased. Nowadays the lighthouse is 23 meters height. The latest major reconstruction was in 2005. At first, in the lighthouse was put an oil lamp which light wasn’t bright enough. In 1868 it was placed by more severe and nowadays we can see it in the lighthouse, it is still working.

The lighthouse is located in an incredibly beautiful area, on the territory of a picturesque park. Not far from it there are several historical buildings which are also available for tourists. The interior of the lighthouse impresses people. During the reconstruction, there was put a new spiral staircase. Nowadays the lighthouse is a popular tourist destination. As a part of an excursion, you can not only walk in the surrounding area but also look into the lighthouse. Next - Lighthouse Tevennec


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Associated Bank' located in 0.34 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Dependable Express Inc.' is located in 1.05 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'BP' in 0.9 km
Supermarket: 'Sendik's on Downer' in 0.41 km
Parking: 'ABM Parking - Downer Avenue Garage' in 0.36 km
Apotheek: 'CVS Pharmacy' in 0.4 km
Police station: 'UWM University Police Department' in 1.68 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Lake Park Golf Course' in 0.24 km
Railway station: 'Milwaukee Intermodal Station' in 4.98 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Schaumburg Regional Airport 06C - in 114 km
 »  Midway Airport MDW - in 142 km
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Best hotels near Lighthouse North Point

The Astor Hotel

Located in 3 km from Lighthouse North Point
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Rooms: 93
The Astor Hotel provides rooms equipped with cable TV and a work desk. A hair dryer and ironing facilities are provided. A gym is part of the … More: photo, rates and booking
The Brewhouse Inn & Suites - Milwaukee

Located in 4 km from Lighthouse North Point
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Rooms: 90
A flat-screen TV is included in every guest room at The Brewhouse Inn & Suites Milwaukee. A kitchen with a dishwasher, stove and microwave is also … More: photo, rates and booking
Ramada Milwaukee City Centre

Located in 5 km from Lighthouse North Point
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Rooms: 155
Coffee-making facilities and a desk are provided in the contemporary rooms. They have cable TV as well as a seating area. Foam pillows are available … More: photo, rates and booking
Baymont Inn & Suites Glendale/Milwaukee North

Located in 6 km from Lighthouse North Point
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Rooms: 122
The Baymont Inn and Suites Glendale Milwaukee North offers guests a daily breakfast. The hotel features a business center and a meeting room. Rooms … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Lighthouse North Point - Milwaukee

In the vicinity of Milwaukee is Lake Michigan, which never ceases to attract lovers of natural attractions. This picturesque lake is surrounded by extensive parks. There are excellent conditions for walking and cycling, as well as playing sports. Tourists can visit these places accompanied by a guide and see the most interesting natural attractions, or walk along the lake coasts on their own. For those who do not want to leave the city, the Riverwalk route can be recommended for walks. It passes along the banks of the Milwaukee River in the heart of the city. Here, you can also admire the wonderful natural scenery and relax away from the noisy city streets.

Fans of painting should pay attention to the Art Museum of Milwaukee. It is located in one of the most remote areas of the city, so it is not known to all tourists. This museum presents works of art by the most famous painters of the state. Some of the paintings stored in the museum are more than one hundred years old. In the cultural center, there are special rooms for temporary exhibitions, during which you can get acquainted with the works of contemporary painters and photographers.
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