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Address: Port Nelson, San Salvador
Description: Climb to the top and see San Salvador's beautiful Caribbean countyside.

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Worth a trip, great view

Free to enter, best view on the island, you can cycle from Cockburn town, probably worth returning the way you came though as the east side of the island is less interesting on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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St Jean d'Aulps
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St Jean d'Aulps
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Free to enter, best view on the island, you can cycle from Cockburn town, probably worth returning the way you came though as the east side of the island is less interesting on a bike.

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Paris, France
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131 reviews 131 reviews
24 attraction reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I rented a bike from the Club Med and rode to the lighthouse. It took us about 1 hour (one way) to get there, but it was so worth it! The ride was easy (flat road) and the view was amazing all along the trip. The lighthouse was great. We could go inside and then up to... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We climbed the lighthouse. There is a wrought iron staircase, and the last portion of the climb is an iron ladder with a railing about a foot tall. Don't climb the final bit if you are afraid of heights or are in unsafe shoes. Leave a donation in the lock box inside the bottom of the light house.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Knowledgable keeper and exceptional view. say more.............................i have said enough, but this asks for more....

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This lighthouse is unique, pretty, and easy to find if you have rented a car. No one was around when we arrived (we were told you might have to tell the owner of the land you were going up . . . didn't seem so). We signed the guestbook (which was fun to see who else was there) and climbed... More 

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Atlanta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Dixon Hill Lighthouse is one of the few attractions on San Salvador, so should definitely visit. We were the only two people there when we went and were told to go ahead and look around all we wanted. The climb to the top was not terribly strenuous, and was easy to stop to catch our breath if needed since... More 

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Munich, Germany
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155 reviews 155 reviews
102 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A nice experience, worthwile the excursion. Take a good Breth and climb up the stairway. Stept our through the very small door onto the platform and walk around, offers a stunning view.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited the Dixon Hill Lighthouse. This is a working lighthouse still using original mechanical equipment from the 1800's. The lighthouse keeper took us on a tour and it was well worth the time.

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Toledo, OH
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We rented bikes and did the near 15 mile round trip to the lighthouse. The ride is mostly flat and is a nice workout. There is not much to see until you get past a long stretch of road and hit the United Estates. There are a few spots to stop and take pictures but you never see the lighthouse... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We rented bikes from Club Med and made the roughly 5 mile easy ride out to Dixon Lighthouse. Pretty easy, although if iit is windy a bit difficult heading out. Before you get to the lighthouse be sure and stop at Cut Cay. This is visible as you head north from Club Med. Bright white coral cliffs that jut out... More 

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