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Cape Spear Lighthouse

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Address: Blackhead Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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Great place to visit. Beautful site.

We completely enjoyed our time here. The view is great. The lighthouse is cool. A must see site, for the area,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We completely enjoyed our time here. The view is great. The lighthouse is cool. A must see site, for the area,

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short but beautiful drive from downtown ...not a lot there other than the most amazing scenery...watch out for the waves when on the rocks

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Fayetteville GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this sight in late summer and in Winter months. If visiting during summer you may be able to pay a small fee and enter the original lighthouse and get a small tour of the lighthouse keepers original housing within the lighthouse. The dwelling is furnished and its neat to see for anyone interested in lighthouse or history.... More 

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Otta, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to spend a while in St John's, make sure you visit the lighthouse in every season because they are all beautiful from there, especially late summer to do blueberry picking! It's always windy there so bring your jacket!

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit Cape Spear you can say that you traveled as far as a person can go (on land) and still be in North America. Next stop (over/under the water) is Ireland. There was a huge sea battering the shore the day I was there. A word of caution - do not go too close to the water -... More 

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is wonderful place! Not only because of all history which is concentrated there, but also based on feelinfs which it gives! The sound of waves which breaks on the coast.... I can keep listening to that sound for days! In a sunny day yo can have a nice view to the ocean and Signal Hill)

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cape Spear is the most Eastern point in North America, so it's cool to say you've been there. The ocean is beautiful with the waves craning violently against the rocs. Also interest art galleries.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk at Cape Spear and enjoyed the fabulous views! Not a far jaunt from St. John's, this trip is worth making!

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here, lots to look at. Steep climb to the lighthouse but worth it-great views. The lighthouse was very interesting as were the ww2 bunkers which were down the path close to the ocean.

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Newfoundland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see when visiting Newfoundland! Beautiful lighthouse. Pet friendly. Plenty of information stands. Great views!

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