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Currituck Beach Lighthouse

1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
252-453-4939
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Corolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Walking
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

We didn't walk to the top, but my daughter & her boyfriend did & got engaged here! This is a nice area to see the sound, Whalehead beach club & Old Corolla village. I got nice pictures of the sunset here.

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Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

Could use a little more information about the lighthouse when you visit, but beautiful setting. The grounds and the view from up top are lovely.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

Was in Corolla for another adventure and took a quick detour to visit the Currituck lighthouse. Ample parking and easy access to this beautiful and different lighthouse. Visit could be as quick as 10 mins if you're in a hurry, or longer if you want to climb to the top (there is a fee to climb the lighthouse, but not... More

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Corning,NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

The wait was long, but so worth it! Beautiful, rustic interior with a gorgeous view from the top. The climb wasn't that bad either, several landings inside to take a break. Traffic coming down/up wasn't bad either. A must see, and must for photos!

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Dublin Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

We loved the historic aspects of the lighthouse. The view was amazing! The cost is reasonable. My teenage children really liked it. This is a must see when visiting the north beaches of the OBX.

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Telford, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

So much fun climbing to the top with my daughter who overcame a huge fear of heights!! It was a beautifully clear day and we could see for miles in every direction!! Definitely worth the $8, all of which is reinvested into the maintainance and preservation of the light house and it's grounds.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We loved this lighthouse! Though Hatteras is steeped in history, this lighthouse was beautiful and somewhat rustic. Our teens didn't want to stop to see it, but they loved it. It is right off the road if you are in the area for a wild horse tour, so definitely stop by, even if just to take a quick picture.

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Not sure what else this place has to offer, but it looks like a lot - we were here after hours and watched the sunset - so pretty!!

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southwest Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This lighthouse is open for climibing and the views at the top are worth the climb. There are educational signs for reading on the landings on the way up. No video or live programs to inform you about the lighthouse.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I love lighthouses and this one is so beautiful at the northernmost part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It is open for climbing, weather permitting during daylight hours . The lighthouse, double keepers' quarters, and other out buildings have been beautifully restored. This was my favorite lighthouse in the Outer Banks.

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