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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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Corolla Village and the Lighthouse

The Corolla Village with all its old buildings, one room school house, church plist the light house and the light keepers cottage are not to be missed. Be sure to climb to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Estero, Florida, United States
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Estero, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

The Corolla Village with all its old buildings, one room school house, church plist the light house and the light keepers cottage are not to be missed. Be sure to climb to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great to see 360 degree view at the top. Really beautiful views and photo opportunities! Fun for kids and families!

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Rochester, New York
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Went with my family. Great lighthouse and great area to walk around. Nice shops and old fashioned historical buildings! I recommend this highly!

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina, United States
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Awesome ! Worth the 100+ steps to the top because it is a view that is breathtaking. Ten dollars per person to climb. It really was not as bad as I thought it would be.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I love Corolla, even though I don't get to visit it every year when we visit the OBX. This is the only natural colored brick lighthouse and is a fun climb. I have climbed it several times since having open heart surgery in 1998. The views from the top are beautiful and are definitely worth the climb to the top.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite lighthouse on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The stair way within is scary if you fear heights.

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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have a fear of heights but while I was there, I was able to take some amazing photos of the lighthouse and grounds. There is a fee for the lighthouse but you can go in and look around without going up to the top. There are lots of opportunities for great photos.

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Corolla, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Step to the top and you will be rewarded with a totally awesome view...well worth the climb. Bring your camera for the great photo opportunity.

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Chapin, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Light house grounds had some restored old homes . One was a gift shop that had some very nice items. Light house is impressive to look from the outside but the line to enter and climb to the top was long and moving very slow. Decided to skip and tour other Corolla attractions.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It is a great way to have fun and get some good ol' activity! Highly recommended for anyone who loves heights, and anybody who likes views! If you are afraid of heights, just hug the wall and you are good! :)

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