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Two Harbors Lighthouse

Lake Superior's Agate Bay, Two Harbors, MN
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Two Harbors
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Didn't cost anything if you got coupon from library, but there is no tour guide. It is self guided. Located right by breakwall so plan time to walk out on that as well.

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Chaska, Minnesota
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125 reviews 125 reviews
22 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One of the best parts of this visit were the deer roaming free on the grounds. Loved the view and the history here. Make it a stop when you are in town. There is a bed and breakfast there too which looked romantic.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Coming to Two Harbors and not checking the Lighthouse, adn the hitory inmersed in it? Well it is a nice review of history, well kept and mantained with the operating lighthouse.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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373 reviews 373 reviews
203 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The Two Harbors Light is the oldest operating lighthouse in the US state of Minnesota. Overlooking Lake Superior's Agate Bay, the lighthouse is located in Two Harbors, Minnesota. The construction of the Lighthouse began in 1891. We were traveling through this area and had this lighthouse on the list to stop. I'm glad we did. It was a cold blustery... More 

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Wylie, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We enjoyed our stay. We chose the Skiff House because Marilyn doesn't do well with stairs. Jacuzzi was great. Each breakfast was very good. Cheryl and Rose added to the enjoyment with their knowledge of local history.

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Minot, North Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While it's not spectacular it's still worth a stop, if you are taking the north shore drive this should be on your list of stops. It's a lighthouse, not an amusement park so the kids weren't quite as impressed with it as some others might be.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While not a picturesque as its better-known neighbor at Split Rock, this is worth a visit. Take to easy walk on the breakwall for a little exercise during a long road trip.

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Bellville, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is another old lighthouse that has been restored with a small museum. It was interesting to see how things were "back in the day".

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Not worth the $9 admission fee. Couldn't spend more than twenty minutes walking through the lighthouse and out buildings, unless you take the guided tour. Even then, not a place to spend much time unless you want to hike the trails on the grounds.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The lighthouse is okay. Split Rock is way better. IT is a B&B so do not plan on a tour. Great place to see the huge ore ships and rail cars. Very industrial and scenic too. You can imagine when this was really booming. Worth a thirty minute visit.

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