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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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Lighthouse was closed when we were there

But we were able to walk around and go on the beach, and read a lot of information along the paths. Kids loved it, even though it was very cold and windy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Catonsville, Maryland
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Catonsville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

But we were able to walk around and go on the beach, and read a lot of information along the paths. Kids loved it, even though it was very cold and windy.

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North, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

kids had fun and the steps have rest platforms if someone wants to pass you - the view from the top is great

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Rio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Probably the place have-to-go in Cape May. Near the lighthouse you can see remains of WWII. They constructed in the beach fortifications against navy nazis forces.

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Cooperstown, NY
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Lots of fun for the whole family and an amazing view at the top. The beaches and nature trails are worth the stop as well.

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Zionsville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It sits at a perfect location. It was close to Sunset Beach, where we enjoyed going to take our pups to swim.

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South Dennis, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The view from the top is beautiful, you need to take your time and enjoy the view on the way up. Not a good idea for someone who has breathing problems or bad hips or knees. There are bunkers on the beach and a watch tower close by to ask explore

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Our 5 year old had questions... lots of questions. The view is awesome and the beach here is clean. I must say this is one of my favorite spots we've been to in the north east.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

When you are in Wildwood, Cape May, or Cape May Courthouse this is a great day adventure to go see the light house and the concrete boat.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Its a great place to see the area and get a nice work out at the same it......I go there once a year and hike in the trails there as well...

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Southwick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Play mini-golf ? head to sunset beach Like history ? Light house and Air Force sights are great great bike ride destination love it any time of the year

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