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Address: 215 Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: +1 609-884-5404
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Description: 1859 Cape May Lighthouse, fully restored. Climb 199 steps to the top for a...
1859 Cape May Lighthouse, fully restored. Climb 199 steps to the top for a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay. Open daily. Evening trolley tours. Museum shop.
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every night at sun down, the flag is lowered. What makes this special is it is a loaned flag of some Vet, whose history is read before the Taps Ceremony starts. Kate Smith's "God... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

every night at sun down, the flag is lowered. What makes this special is it is a loaned flag of some Vet, whose history is read before the Taps Ceremony starts. Kate Smith's "God Bless America" is played, followed by Taps. Vets and active duty persons are asked to salute (uniform or not), everyone else is requested to remove hats... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

You can go to the top of the lighthouse (we didnt) Nice picnic area. Ranger station. Bathrooms. Ice cream stand. Very large beach (but no swimming) Great views

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Woodland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to visit. Climb the lighthouse is a must. Beautiful panorama, beach is clean and peaceful, not crowded, and plenty of parking space.

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Phoenixville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I rode bikes to The Cape May Lighthouse expecting just a lighthouse and were delighted to find there was so much more: loved the visitor's center, history, bunker on beach, beautiful views, and even the birdhouses!! We will definitely be back!!

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the lighthouse and my husband enjoyed the hike up to the top. We were going to walk the nature trails around the property but for some reason dogs aren't allowed on the trail and we had our yellow lab. When I asked why the ranger said because there may be wildlife around the trail (??). It's not like... More 

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Buena Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The weather was hot, but the setting was fantastic. Cape May is remarkable! We drove the whole area and it was a great day. so much to see and do. Don't miss the Lobster House if you can get there.

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Allentown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

For only $8/adult and $5/kid you can hike up to the top of this historic lighthouse and have a wonderful view of Cape May. The climb isn't nearly as bad as one might think, and the stairs are very stable and secure. I was pleasantly surprised by how safe the journey was - there is no possible way to 'fall'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I went with my girlfriend. I followed her lead and practically ran up the stairs all the way to the top together. The view was awesome and the weather was perfect. It's even better at night. The lighthouse is closed.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We went gere with 3 boys ages 5 to 7 and it was really cool we walked all the way to the top and saw the beautiful coast line. The kids thought it was the coolest day ever check it out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Wow, what a Trek up 199 steps. They do have landings ever 30 steps with a lookout with different views at each stop Worth the hike.

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Additional Information about Cape May Lighthouse

Address: 215 Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: +1 609-884-5404
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8

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