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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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Miami skyline

Beautiful view from this historic building. Make certain to take the free tour. Well maintained facility.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view from this historic building. Make certain to take the free tour. Well maintained facility.

Thank Goonch
Pittsburgh, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome lighthouse the view from the outside is amazing. No tours on Tuesday or Wednesday though. Wish we would have known that before going.

Thank Scott W
Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to travel of a metal staircase that seems like it winds up into the clouds. It is somewhat narrow especially when people are ascending and descending at the same time. Once at the top, the 360 views are incredible! I did not think my 6 year could do this. She had no fear and made it up and... More 

Thank Allison Z
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cape Florida lighthouse is gorgeous! I also love that you can enjoy a day at the beach with the lighthouse as a backdrop.

Thank 918BeckyB
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our visit to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, we got to opportunity to visit the Cape Florida Lighthouse (the guided tour is available only in certain days of the week, a few times a day). It was very interesting to find out about the history of the park and lighthouse and the view from the top of the... More 

Thank ABK_TX
Wiesbaden, Germany
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62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been all across the state for 40 years and finally made it here. Location is so great. $8 to enter the park and then dirt and garbage across the beach. Paper, plastics and stuff which had been there for days. There are so many garbage cans at the beach, every 30 yards but seemingly empty. Location is so... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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459 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is such a beauty. The restoration is so well done and I'm so happy they have preserved this. I enjoyed taking picture after picture of this structure. So glad we came to see it.

Thank Gena C
Miami, Florida
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Truly a historical site with a tragic tale surrounded by ample parking, picnic areas, beautiful beaches and scenery.

Thank Charles G
Key Biscayne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Part of the John Pennekamp State Farm, at the far end of Key Biscayne, offers great bike/jogging trails free of cars, overlooking Biscayne Bay, great beach and facilities, two restaurants and in general a great spot to enjoy the natural beauty of the place. Explore the out of the way views and trails. A must if in the area!

1 Thank Gonzalo G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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215 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Cape Florida Light has protected boaters from treacherous reefs on and off for almost two hundred years. Bad luck if you were sailing past at night during one of the "off" periods, some of which lasted for decades. Now there's no lighthouse keeper, but there is an automatic light, so the lighthouse is now "on" again. Allegedly: without a current... More 

1 Thank Vincent M

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