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Currituck Beach Lighthouse

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Address: 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: 252-453-4939
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Activities: Walking
Description: Used today to light the dark stretches of the southern coastline, this...
Used today to light the dark stretches of the southern coastline, this lighthouse was built in 1875 and today can be climbed by the spiral staircase that reaches up 150 feet.
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Peaceful setting

Pretty grounds with shaded trees make for a restful stop. Don't make a special trip to see the lighthouse, but should be on list of things to do in Corolla if you plan to spend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Raleigh
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Raleigh
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197 reviews 197 reviews
59 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Pretty grounds with shaded trees make for a restful stop. Don't make a special trip to see the lighthouse, but should be on list of things to do in Corolla if you plan to spend the day - or if you are staying in the area. It is $10 to walk the stairs to the top of the lighthouse. Or... More 

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Pine Mountain, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse and property are beautiful. It's quite a climb but a beautiful view from the top. For those not sure about it climb... There are several landings to stop at and catch your breath and wait for the burn in your legs to subside. The stairs are very secure and there is a hand rail on both sides of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Visit this magnificent area just before sunset and watch the sun go down over the Sound. Great bridges, history and education center. marvelous setting! What a great gift to all travelers.

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to visit. The light house is fantastic, views are great from the top. Ground are pristine and even the gift shop was worth exploring. My wife and I are 70 years old and still made it to the top.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Love the little historic village around this lighthouse, but it's a real busy place. If you have only one lighthouse climb in you, opt for Bodie Island for the best views from the top.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My international student finally got to climb this lighthouse after a few previous visits to the Outer Banks when the lighthouse was closed. I had already climbed it a few years back. It is a challenge for us older people, but the climb is worth the effort. The sights from the top walk are breathtaking.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The view from the top is nice but it's a lighthouse..and..well if you've seen one then you've seen what they are so up to you if the 10.00 admission to climb the stairs is worth it. The grounds are nice..it's historic..but the village it's in left a little to be desired. Granted they are just starting up their season and... More 

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San Diego, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful well-kept Lighthouse. It cost $10 to walk up the 220 steps but so worth it. The view is gorgeous and you will be patting yourself on the back that you did it. Stick around in the evening and you will see the lovely shine of the light!

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Sewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I know it sounds like a LOT of steps, but just take your time and you can make it to the top! And you won't want to miss that view! And don't forget about the history!

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Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I don't do heights, ever. I will never pass up seeing a lighthouse even though I can't handle the height. This one is beautiful with unpainted brick. You can walk all around and study it or sit on one of the benches for a view. Outside viewings are free. Only the climb has a cost. There is a nice gift... More 

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