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Address: 1 Lighthouse Lane, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-261-3248

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Nothing really to see!

Te lighthouse is tucked into a housing subdivision on a narrow street. If you didn't know what to look for, you would miss the tiny turnoff completely. If you go to Fort Clinch... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Kathweld
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Titusville, Florida
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Titusville, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Te lighthouse is tucked into a housing subdivision on a narrow street. If you didn't know what to look for, you would miss the tiny turnoff completely. If you go to Fort Clinch State Park you get a glimpse and a board telling you about the lighthouse. That's it!

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Glenwood, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

VERY limited access to tour. Called to inquire on next tour, had to leave message and no call back! Poor way to treat visitors to your community. And no way to easily find location to even view it from the outside!

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Winnsboro, Louisiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The website says you must register for tours given on the 1st and 3rd Wed of each month and there must be at least 10 people and no more than 25 for the tour. And, you aren't allowed to climb to the top. It also indicates it is open to the public for viewing on Sat from 11:00 am -... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This goes to a One-Star rating if you come when it's closed - which is almost always. Unless you're a lighthouse freak. I'm a local - the lighthouse is my neighbor. I feel terrible for all the tourists who leave disappointed, but keep in mind this place is owned by the city, not the National Park Service. And the Coast... More 

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New York City, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Are you sure this address is correct? The lighthouse is terribly hard to find. My fiance and I could not find the location with the address provided. Perhaps someone who has been can provide cross streets or landmarks for others?

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Lexington, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We drove by the lighthouse and there was a closed chain link fence across the drive to the lighthouse. It did not appear that they were open to the public.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This lighthouse is battened in by a number of adult trees in a residential area. As we were backing out of the locked drive to the lighthouse the homeowner directly behind the lighthouse offered her yard for our photographic excursion. (How blessed we were!!!) Across the salt marsh from the road to Ft. Clinch we were blessed with the play... More 

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Top Contributor
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

So we went on the great hunt to find this lighthouse. After maneuvering through some residential areas, we found this beautiful lighthouse hidden behind some houses and guarded by a gate. Why oh why can't we get closer...

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middle tenn
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We finally found a way through a residential neighborhood, up a one way lane, only to find a locked gate! Was able to snag one good photo.....didn't realize it is on Coast Guard land and not open to the public. It is pretty though....

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Amelia Island Lighthouse sits on private property, and is not directly accessible to visitor’s walking routes. It is visible from parts of the Fort Click road, as well as from the path along the Greenway. It is scenic, but I wouldn’t say that it is any more attractive than any other lighthouse, especially since you cannot really approach the... More 

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Address: Address: 1 Lighthouse Lane, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-261-3248
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island

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