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Lighthouse Point Park

Ponce Inlet, 5000 S Atlantic, Daytona Beach, FL
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks
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Type: Beaches, Landmarks
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Port Orange, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Lighthouse Point Park is a county park, not part of the lighthouse. It does have a $5 fee, but it's a great park with nice boardwalks and a long jetty which is usually loaded with fishermen. It's also got a section of dog beach well isolated the swimming area. We live nearby and by a season pass. Great picnic place.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
49 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely area to take a stroll by the sea and watch dolphin playing nearby. People surf and fish here to. Many sea birds are also in this area including pelican. Nearby are restrooms and the lighthouse and a play area. There is also a picnic area. The entrance fee is $5 dollars and it shuts at 6 p.m.

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Fernandina Beach
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The history of the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is very interest and it is surrounded by a beautiful State Park with sand dunes and beaches and of course the inlet. Great outing for the family.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Can't say much other than it was a beautiful sight ! Closed of course on Thanksgiving Day but we all got photo's and just being there was amazing enough for us. Next time we will make sure of the hours !

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Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I did not know about this when visiting the Lighthouse but saw the pier from the top of the lighthouse and went looking for it. This park is so beautiful and the pier is just unbelievable. make sure you visit here along with the lighthouse.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A Volusia County Park, probably the best out of many. Great jetty walk. Beautiful beach and ocean views. Fishing. Pelicans.Palms. Lighthouse. Small fee. Been coming here for years when in the area. Highly recommended.

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DeLand, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very nice walkabout with easy access to beach and clean restrooms. Scenic boardwalk with turtles and birds to view

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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32 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We loved taking photos of the lighthouse and the surrounding grounds, but decided not to pay $5 and climb up to the top. The area is very pretty and clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We arrived a little late in the day but were able to take a nice walk on the pier to watch the fishermen who were being very successful. Beware that the state park closes at 6:00 sharp and the gates are locked-- which we - along with several other cars --found out when we tried to exit. We waited and... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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276 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This park is a rarity among restored lighthouses in the US. Usually, a single keepers house, often attached to the light, is the only building available for tourists. Lighthouse Point Park hosts the houses of the lighthouse keeper and those of his two assistants. Each has been fully furnished to give a flavor of the daily life of the keepers... More 

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