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Twin Lights Historic Site

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Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone Number: 732-872-1814
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Amazing views

I am a lighthouse nut. The top of the twin lights has the most incredible view, you can see all the way the NYC. In the fall the trees look like a beautiful painted canvas from up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I am a lighthouse nut. The top of the twin lights has the most incredible view, you can see all the way the NYC. In the fall the trees look like a beautiful painted canvas from up there. They also have a great museum on the ground floor. I highly recommend a visit

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Middletown, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

There is a small museum inside with some artifacts and a building outside that houses the original fresnel lens. You can climb to the top and check out the beautiful view over Sandy Hook and the ocean. On a clear day, you can also see the Verrazano bridge. I go often to sit on the benches and enjoy the view.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I've lived my entire life in NJ and have traveled all over the state, yet never went to this historic site until this past weekend. It was a passing clouds and showers kind of day so we didn't want to go to the beach but were in the area and just followed the signs up the hill. We decided to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I think I could have spent all day at the top. Beautiful views of Sandy Hook, Manhattan, Staten Island, Verrazano Bridge and Long Island. I was really impressed. Since it sits up on a hill, the views can't be beat. We stayed and watched the traffic thin out heading onto Sandy Hook before we ventured over. Nice stop, 30 minutes... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stopped here after looking at things to do in the area via TripAdvisor. From the lighthouse you can see the Manhattan skyline.. wow! The place is the highest point on the Atlantic seaboard. Also offers a great view of the surrounding town and beaches. They have a small museum, a gift shop that had some cool stuff in it. Was... More 

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Come visit our only double lighthouse! A steep climb in your car to the parking lot and you get a breathtaking view of our shoreline and Sandy Hook. Bring a picnic lunch to eat while there. In the garage there is an old fashioned, magnifying light that was used in the tower but have been replaced with more modern ones.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Twin Lights Historical Site was easily reached with the g p s address of 2 Lighthouse Rd. Highlands NJ 07732 The stairs leading up to the top of the tower become smaller at one point. My family felt the climb was worth it because the top view was refreshing to the eyes and the breeze felt nice on a July... More 

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Howell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have lived in NJ for 54 years and just got to the Twin Lights a couple of weeks ago. There are two lighthouses, a small gift shop, restrooms, a little museum and nice grounds to walk around the building. It is located right before you head across the bridge on Rt. 36 into Sandy Hook or Sea Bright. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice & unusual lighthouse(s) tucked away not too far from the shore areas - worth seeking out while in this part of the state. Nice little museum & gift area - a great family destination!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

When we were there half of museum closed but the one lighthouse was open. You can climb to the top if your not claustrophobic or scared of heights. The views are incredible. FREE admission/parking. You can see everything in under an hour.

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Additional Information about Twin Lights Historic Site

Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone Number: 732-872-1814
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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