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East End Lighthouse Park

Austin Connolly Dr | East End, KY1 1801, Grand Cayman
345 949 0121
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Ranked #72 of 112 Attractions in Grand Cayman
Type: Lighthouses
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Allen, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Interesting history, but there is not much else to see here. The lighthouse is utilitarian, not the typical New England-esque lighthouse right on the water most are used to seeing. The lighthouse sits on top of a small bluff that is now a park. I would recommend visiting for the history if you are in the area but I would... More

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We visited the East End Lighthouse Park while touring the island by rental car on a Sunday which worked out very well as most things were closed, outside of the tourist oriented establishments, reducing traffic and making driving on the left hand side, with the many roundabouts, more manageable. A little hard to find, head east on Sea View Road... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

If you are expecting a picturesque lighthouse majestically poised next to the ocean, then you will be disappointed after you climb to the top of the steps. On the other hand, if you are curious about the history of the lighthouse or you want to learn more about East End, then you will find the site interesting and informative. We... More

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Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

A small roadside park with several interesting historical markers about east end history. Worth an informative stop, but if you just want sights and not to learn anything you won't find much here. We did see a racer snake, a snake skin, and the skull of a waterbird. That entertained the kids more than the actual lighthouse. The actual lighthouse... More

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Waterford, Virginia, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

True, not a whole lot to see, but the history is AMAZING. Worth the stop if you are visiting the East End.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

My wife loves lighthouses and we never miss one if we're in the area. we got engaged at a lighthouse and married at a different one! This poor light is very neglected and in miserable shape. Only for the serious lighthouse fan.

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Golden, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We pulled over and hiked the great stone steps to see the old lighthouse. Not much of it left but there were some very informative plaques that told you the history of the area. Took us about 10 minutes to see all there was to see but at least I didn't have to wonder what was at the top of... More

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Novato
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

We arrived at the east End Lighthouse park , which was the next stop on my version of the Maritime Heritage Trail, after visiting the nearby blowholes. I had visited the National Trust website and contacted them via email so I knew that the little park was accessed via the 37-step staircase just off the main road on the southeastern... More

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