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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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Mosquitoes everywhere!!

This place looks great and is great for photo op. However, I do not know if I went at a bad time, but there were mosquitoes all over the place. Could not even stand there for more... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This place looks great and is great for photo op. However, I do not know if I went at a bad time, but there were mosquitoes all over the place. Could not even stand there for more than 10 minutes.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We walked from Ritz Key Biscayne on the beach. We walked thru the State Park. It took about 30-45 mins at a leisurely pace. Got there in time for the sunset. So Beautiful. Great for photo op. Bring some cash so you can get water or tropical drinks or snacks at the Lighthouse Cafe there. There is also a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

walk up to the top and get a tour worth the climb!!!!!!!!!!!! the park is beautiful and beach is great take food the restaurant is expensive and food is not bad , but not worth it

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A pleasant thing to do beside walk the oceanfront. We drove down there to see this specifically and do something less touristy apart from Miami.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

simply amazing history surrounding this light house. pretty great view from the top as well. highly recommend making the effort to visit - will not disappoint

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One of the best places to go when visiting south Florida. This park is very close to Miami and even so it still seems like a hidden place. Park your car and take the trails in the nature. Walk along the shore of the beach near the lighthouse and check for days and time to go up there. The view... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This lighthouse has an interesting history. It was constructed in 1825. During the Second Seminole War, which started in 1835, it was attacked by the Indians. One of the two lighthouse keepers was mortally wounded in the firefight with the Seminoles. The other keeper was wounded but survived. As a result of this skirmish, the lighthouse caught fire and was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is truly a treasure not to be missed if you are either visiting or a local. This place is great especially once on top, the view is amazing.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Not what I expected was closed when we got in ( after 1 PM ) got some nice pictures and great historic information.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I really liked the paths to the lighthouse with all the very tall palm trees! The old house next to the lighthouse looks really cosy. Unfortunately the lighthouse itself was closed and we were also unable to look at it from the front, as a pregnant lady in a bikini was busy with being photographed over there. Same situation for... More 

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