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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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Historic lighthouse and lighhouse keepers house

Lovely and historic. You can climb the lighthouse for a great 360 degree view of beaches, water and city skyline,

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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denver
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Rent a bike and ride it into the park. Take the bike path the the end of the island and check out the lighthouse. If it's open, you can take the stairs to the top for an amazing view of Key Biscayne and Miami. Park Ranger tells the history of the lighthouse, which makes it even more interesting. Look for... More 

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miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely and historic. You can climb the lighthouse for a great 360 degree view of beaches, water and city skyline,

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great spot to visit. If I recall correctly it was free. It's one heck of a climb to the top but soooo worth it. As long as you're not afraid of heights. The beach surrounding the lighthouse is also beautiful.

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Sharpsburg, GA
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I loved the lighthouse tour! The park ranger had a good voice and interesting information. Nicely done and the hours were clear.

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Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Liked: easy to find, well preserved, information about the history is available. However, it wasn't open, and had no info about guided tours or anything. Nobody there to provide more information about the place. I would still recommend to visit this landmark.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Visited this State Park on a Saturday. We had checked the website for opening times of the lighthouse, tours were available at 10am and 1pm that day and we arrived too late; or so we thought. In fact you could still go up at gone 3pm and there was a slight queue as numbers are, quite rightly, restricted to avoid... More 

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Manassas, VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family and I traveled an hour to go to this lighthouse only to find out it was not open on Tues and Wed for "cleaning and restoration". We did not find this information on the web sites we looked at so we were disappointed. We did not see anyone in the area doing any cleaning or restoring, either. No... More 

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Cicero, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Let's start with the good. The view from the lighthouse is worth the climb of 109 steps. Since you can walk 360 degrees around the outside of the lamp room, you can see, unobstructed, in every direction. This is a great place to bring your camera. It is nice that this important part of history has been restored so that... More 

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Elora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

it's like a little oasis just beside Miami....kids loved it, clean beach and lots of amenities, washrooms close and water was warm. What more can I say !!!!

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Alabama USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There is not much to do on Key Biscayne but enjoy the sunshine. The lighthouse is in the state park and easy to find. It was sunday and alot of people were enjoying the park, cooking out and walking around and enjoying the waterfront. Probably can be crowded at peak summer season. By the way, you can't go up in... More 

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