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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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Beautiful

She's beautiful and well maintained. Get a lemonade at the Skarett guys stand (sp) really good. Hit Corolla Village Barbecue around the corner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Corolla, North Carolina
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Corolla, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

She's beautiful and well maintained. Get a lemonade at the Skarett guys stand (sp) really good. Hit Corolla Village Barbecue around the corner.

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Forest, VA
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29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited Feb. 11, amidst howling wind and COLD. This place is beautiful. Be sure to walk out on the boardwalk/,marshwalk - you'll be glad you did.

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Corolla, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful guides, extremely informative and smart as well as entertaining! Don't miss it and be sure to climb to the top! Four year olds do it! Great view !

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Unfourtunately the llight house was closed when we stopped on a Saturday afteroon...we had been told it would be open, but as we found out a lot seemed to be closed in Corolla that we had been told was open in the off-season on the weekends. We still enjoyed our visit (even without climbing to the top)...this is an all... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife and I stopped in to climb the lighthouse during a labor day beach vacation in Kitty Hawk. The Carolina outer banks lighthouses are all rich in history, and Currituck is no exception. It is a beautiful monument to our past and a worthy visit. I wish they took credit cards or checks instead of just cash though. We... More 

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Its all stairs, but worth the trip to the top. The view is amazing from the top of this lighthouse. You get some interesting history while visiting. The cute gift shop on site is one of the old lighthouse keepers homes. My kids 10 yrs and 11yrs enjoyed this.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stopped here on one of the last days of our vacation and it was calm with not a lot of visitors. Walked the grounds, the gift shop is great, but as mentioned in another review the museum in the lighthouse base could use a little more. All in all it is not a time intensive visit which is good... More 

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Warren, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Friendly staff.I love climbing the lighthouse every year.Great views from the top!Its a great experience,wheather you are 60 or 6.

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Austin, TX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Unfortunately the lighthouse was closed when we stopped but it was still beautiful to see. Nothing could damper our day after seeing the wild horses on the beach at corolla! Looking fw to visiting when it's open to public. Not looking fw to the crowds though!

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great information from displays on the way up. Fabulous views from the top! Great photo ops. Lots of steps, but landings allow rest on the way if needed.

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