There's no doubt Michigan and lighthouses go hand in hand. There are actually 129 lighthouses spread out across the mitten state. If you've ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night in one of these historic buildings, here's your chance.

There is a beautiful Airbnb in Eagle River, Michigan that once guided sailors along their way. Built in 1855, the once working lighthouse has been completely renovated and transformed into the coolest historic place to slumber.

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According to the Airbnb listing, the lighthouse was commissioned by the US Government to guide ships along Lake Superior's Keweenaw coast and housed the lighthouse keeper and his family. The lighthouse was decommissioned in 1909 and then the property was sold to a private owner.

So what becomes of a once working lighthouse when its work is done? Well, it become one of the most unique Airbnbs in the state. Inside you'll find 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. The view itself will steal your heart with the entire first floor opening onto the wrap-around deck with views of Lake Superior and Eagle River. There is also a four-season sunroom to enjoy as well. You can enjoy a fully equipped gourmet kitchen for cooking up your favorite meals, or head into the adorable town of Eagle River for a bite.

Enjoying the great outdoors is what it's all about in northern Michigan, and the lighthouse is located just steps away from miles of Lake Superior beach,  ATV/snowmobile trails for some winter fun.

Ready to live out your lighthouse keeper fantasy? Book your stay here, and check out all the cool details below.

Michigan History Awaits With a Stay at This 1850's Lighthouse

There is a beautiful Airbnb in Eagle River, Michigan that once guided sailors along their way. Built-in 1855, the once working lighthouse has been completely renovated and transformed into the coolest historic place to slumber.
Take a step back in time for your next northern Michigan getaway. Plenty of room for 6 guests with 3 bedrooms & 2 1/2 bathrooms, just minutes from the beach, and yes...you can play lighthouse keeper from the tower.

Historic Mackinac Island Estate Can Be Your Own Private Grand Hotel For $5M

It's not the Grand Hotel, but it sure looks like a miniature version, porch and all. Cairngorm Cottage, built in 1888, is an 8,000 square foot Mackinac Island West Bluff Victorian era home currently on the market for $5,150,000. It features beautifully renovated and decorated rooms that come completely furnished with the selling price. The estate features 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, plus a completely furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath carriage house behind the home. In addition to the magnificent porch with a breathtaking view, the new owner will enjoy a beautifully landscaped backyard with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gazebo, and stone terraced gardens. This piece of Michigan history is a must-see. Take a look!