Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B, a Relaxing Stop and Worth the Detour

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Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B, a Relaxing Stop and Worth the Trip. Big Bay Lighthouse, Marquette Co MI

Recently while checking on our Forest Inventory Project in the Huron Mountains of Upper Michigan I took a little detour to do some touristing near Big Bay.

Seeing a sign indicating “lighthouse this way”, I thought that this could be fun.

Though I am not really a big fan of lighthouses, several people that I know seem to think a lot of them so I thought that at least they would enjoy the pictures.

So hopefully my mom and my friend Sonya will read this post and enjoy these.

It was a longer drive out to the point than I expected, but is was a pleasant one with beautiful northern hardwood forests lining the route.

Big Bay Lighthouse, Marquette Co MIIt was nice to see the lighthouse being utilized as a Bed and Breakfast, though a rather quiet sleepy one.

And they welcomed tourists to feel free to walk the grounds and even partake in a tour, but yesterday was not a tour day so Jack and I took our own tour.

For such a sunny day it was amazing how dense the wall of fog was right at the edge of the water, clear as day on shore, yet pea soup a few feet from shore.Big Bay Lighthouse, Marquette Co MI

Jack enjoyed himself as he always does, sniffing everything, greeting everyone, and of course leaving a little calling card behind whenever I was not quick enough to stop him.

Enjoy the pics, and stop on out here someday if you ever find yourself in this little corner of the world.


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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.

Looks like a lovely, tranquil spot Bob Crane - Thank you for the photos - I'm sure mom and Sonya will appreciate them as well!
Cheers to a great day -!!

Oct 02, 2016 09:01 PM #1
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

This stop looks like a winner for the Crane Family, including Jack! Based on Lake Huron, bet the temperature is moderated for residents. Thanks for the alert to this gem!

Oct 02, 2016 09:08 PM #2
Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Beautiful building - sounds like a lovely break in a tranquil setting!

Oct 02, 2016 11:12 PM #3
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That looks and sounds like a wonderful place to stay and my Grandmother loved lighthouses, so I am sure she would have loved this place too!

Oct 02, 2016 11:46 PM #4
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

What a fun place that would be to stay.  I love that they gave this old lighthouse new life.  Sounds like a great adventure.

Oct 03, 2016 02:15 AM #5
Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana!
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Bob that would be a fun 'off the path' road trip!  Love the photos and glad that you took the time to simply enjoy your day off with Jack

Oct 03, 2016 06:45 AM #6
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
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I love hearing about interesting places to visit off the beaten path.

Oct 03, 2016 08:56 AM #7
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
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Bob good to hear you took a little time for R&R and enjoyed your stay at Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B

Oct 03, 2016 09:46 AM #8
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


The Big Bay Lighthouse and B&B would great place for a little R&R.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Oct 03, 2016 12:18 PM #9
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

I've never been in a lighthouse, but I would like to and the idea of a bed and breakfast in a!

Oct 03, 2016 01:20 PM #10
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

My wife and I are going to embark on some weekend trips right after Deer Season.   This could be one fo those trips.

Oct 03, 2016 02:28 PM #11
Sally Crane
WMS - Unity, WI
Woodland appraisal support.

Places like this are such a blessing to find when you are out working on a project in an unfamiliar area.  Now you have a nice place to take your wife for a short getaway.

Oct 03, 2016 03:17 PM #12
Nicholas Crane
Woodland Companies - Cadott, WI
Managing & Appraising Forest Land

One of the best parts of our job is being able to explore the areas we are working in - so many interesting things.

Oct 04, 2016 01:50 PM #13
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Bob Crane  Missed this when you first posted it . Looks like a great place to eat and sleep .What a nice bed and breakfast

Nov 03, 2016 05:07 AM #14
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