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Cape Florida Lighthouse

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Address: 1200 South Crandon Blvd, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Phone Number: 305-361-5811
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Not spectacular but nice ( and free )

As you can expect from a lighthouse it isn't very spectacular but this one is nice to see. A long path lined with trees leads you to the lighthouse. You'll pass an old lighthouse... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Vlaardingen, netherlands

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Vlaardingen, netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As you can expect from a lighthouse it isn't very spectacular but this one is nice to see. A long path lined with trees leads you to the lighthouse. You'll pass an old lighthouse top on the way up. Climbing the lighthouse is free but has a minimum height restriction for kids. Next to the lighthouse there's an historic house... More 

Thank mafootje
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the history of the Cape Florida Lighthouse. The area is very lush with native plants. We enjoyed seeing the birds and other animals in the area. Looking out a water is very pleasant.

Thank 998alice
Fort Riley, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fun place to spend the afternoon exploring. The lighthouse is only open twice a day (10 and 1) for tours, but we still had fun. There is a nice beach area, hiking areas, a bathhouse, and playground.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great presentation of the history of South Florida. Amazing views of Biscayne Bay, Stiltsville, Downtown, South beach. Can only get up the lighthouse during a tour, which occurs at 10 AM and 1 PM daily (except Tues & Wed). The website does not present this information efficiently. There's also a height requirement to climb the lighthouse's 109 steps.

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into lighthouses, this is a great one. Given the restoration, its in truly great condition. The stairs are a pretty easy run (up around 70 feet) but it does get a touch cramped near the top. If you at all tall, watch your head! Out on the catwalk, the views are simply spectacular. Looking northward, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this is open, you must go. Remember, Florida is flat so this one of the view places to get an overview.

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Rio Grande, null, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like Key Biscayne. Is for relaxation- come to this beach and then go to the lighthouse. I went with my family, it was quiet but still a save and clean place to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Touring the lighthouse presents some great ocean views south towards Key West. The center has a lot of history and includes the keepers house as well. Beware of the mosquitos though!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I live in Miami and for me this is the best alternative to the madness, overpriced parking, loud careless people in South Beach. The park entrance is $8 dollars the views are magnificent, relax people like myself, no loud music and it's great for BBQ'S. Mixed crowd very few tourist which is a plus

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We did a bike ride from our hotel to the park with this light house in it. They've only open 2 hours each day!! On the plaques outside it they brag about renovating it, etc., yet they're only open 2 hours a day? Doesn't make much sense. We were shooed out by the park employee who said it was opened... More 

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