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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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Morrisville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is my first time visiting a light house. very old, built in around 1870's, it didn't looked that old. You have to use the staircase to climb up but the view from here is amazing.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The lighthouse and the grounds around it are well maintained and beautiful. The climb to the top of the lighthouse is no too hard and the views on the top are fantastic. The history given by the literature and pics that are posted will enhance your visit. Also, it was neat to see the old photos of all the prior... More

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Bradenton,FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Nicely restored lighthouse. Different in that it never had black and white stripes. 220 stairs to the top- view of Northern Outer Banks awesome! Gift shop has many wonderful selections.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was the only lighthouse we visited during our stay so I don't have anything to compare it to, but it was an easy climb that my 3, 7, and 8 year olds easily made up. Great view of the beach and area. I personally thought $8 was steep to climb the lighthouse (sorry for the pun), especially for the... More

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If the weather is clear, climb to the top. It's a little pricey ($8.00) but the view is great! Historic Corolla Village is within walking distance.

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Orlando, FL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This lighthouse is in a very beautiful area. I didn't try climbing up due to bad knees but I'm sure the view from the top would be wonderful. The lighthouse itself is pretty -- I like the unpainted bricks. The gift shop (an old keepers house) was small in space (a one-way staircase!) but it was nice. I liked the... More

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Port Jervis, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This lighthouse is a must see & climb, if your in good shape. The lighthouse is privately owned & operated & is a beauty. There is a very nice gift shop close to the lighthouse & restrooms are available near the parking lot.

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Plain City, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nice little stop. The grounds are not as large as the National Park lighthouses at Cape Hatteras, but this doesn't take away from the cool factor. It's a very impressive lighthouse and I really like that it doesn't have the typical white washed exterior. The red brick is beautiful. You can pay $8 and climb the 220 steps to the... More

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Tennessee
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164 reviews 164 reviews
73 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was the coziest of the lighthouses. Smaller and easier to climb but still take your time and rest at each landing. You get your tickets in person the day you are there. They let just a few at a time go up. The gift shop was the old keepers house. It has lots of things to choose from. The... More

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Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The lighthouse is very nice and well maintained. It's a nice stop to make and the view is spectacular.

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