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You Don’t Need to Go Far
 Manistique Attractions
  Lighthouse and Boardwalk
   The East Breakwater Lighthouse, built in 1916, is 35 feet tall and stands at the harbor entrance of the Manistique River. The light is housed in a bright-red square tower that is capped by a black parapet lantern room. A black staircase climbs up from the pier sev- eral feet to a door at the bottom of the tower. Only a few small round windows allow light into the interior of this structure. Parking for visitors is available at Lakeview Park, the city beach and marina.
The Manistique Boardwalk stretches along Lake Michigan’s north shoreline. It’s an easy, level, two-mile walk for everyone to enjoy the beautiful sunrises, sunsets, or the day.
 The wood and cement boardwalk features three bridges, several benches, observation and interpretation areas, and a great view of the lighthouse.
Pioneer Day
Pioneer Day is an annual tradition that started out as a fundraising event for the Schoolcraft County Historical Society. Over the years, the event has grown to be a com- munity favorite, with musicians, crafters, and historical demonstrations that keep the history of Schoolcraft County alive.
Manistique’s Folkfest is a celebration that takes place the second Saturday in July on the main street of the city.
Art and craft booths display their diverse wares on the second block continuing north on Cedar Street, while the aromas
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  The Only Motel Downtown Manistique
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