Keepers of the Light

Pottawatomie Lighthouse, Wisconsin
History buff? You'll love living — rent-free — for a week in the 1800s, as docent for Pottawatomie Lighthouse in Wisconsin's Door County. After waking up in the charming, recently restored keeper's cottage, watch white pelicans fish on sparkling Lake Michigan, or hike to the site of an ancient village. Fifteen-minute tours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and by late afternoon, Rock Island is yours. Swim at the sandy, unspoiled beach under a deepening blue sky, watch a stunning sunset, then light the lamps and peruse the keeper's log before turning in for the night. For application and more information:
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