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Address: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Description: This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old...
This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old town of Eldora.
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Don't be late!

Or even a bit early! We walked to the beautiful setting, enjoying the ambiance, only to get to the house to find it was CLOSED, according to the sign, it was suppose to be open... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
tomkat65
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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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148 reviews 148 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Or even a bit early! We walked to the beautiful setting, enjoying the ambiance, only to get to the house to find it was CLOSED, according to the sign, it was suppose to be open. Oh well. We sat on the porch in the rocking chairs enjoying the view and thinking about how it use to be. We will go... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I had the pleasure of visting Eldora State House on Sunday, March 1st. The guide on property, George was provided awesome information about the home and followed us around each room to answer any questions that I had! He had a great sense of humor and a great host! Will definitely return for another visit and to fish from the... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Nice video and good historical information. It is on the waterway, so we found a sunny spot and ate our packed lunch. NO CROWDS

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Heathrow
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Walking around the area was taking a trip back in time. Very pristine and comfortable and a nice way to spend part of a day. Very attentive staff and a short feature gives you a glimpse into the area's history.

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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396 reviews 396 reviews
62 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have been coming here since before any restoration started it was great to go through with Linda who loved talking about it and we saw the film on the restoration. was very interesting how the settlement started and died and it has been restored to it's original grandeur. the one thing I missed were the armadillos ..every other time... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I know what I say will be heavily biased because I'm a six year volunteer at Canaveral choosing Eldora State House as my favorite place to work. The house, open from Tuesday through Sunday (if volunteers show up) from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. is a jewel of written and photographic information telling you of its varied 130+ years of... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Eldora House lies within the Canaveral National Seashore. You can visit the beaches on the ocean side or stroll or bike through the walkways and paths on the Lagoon/Intracoatal side. Eldora House is situated on the Lagoon side and is an easy walk from the designated parking area. Eldora is a restored home , the only home left from the... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Cool, old house! I really loved the wrap around porch! What I really wanted was to hit the beach. You can smell the ocean from there!

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Cassadaga, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Canaveral Seashore Park is famous for it's beautiful beaches and no crowds around. Careful with the kids though some areas have nude bathing. The Eldora House is safe for the whole family and even Grandmother will love it. Enjoy FloridaPhil

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OKAWVILLE
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Went to the Canaveral National Seashore where this house is. Open limited hours. Ranger there for a meeting, let us in before the house was actually open to the public. Interesting for what it represents, only building of it's kind left. Loved sitting the porch in a rocker.

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