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Pelican Bay Lighthouse

Short Way Road, Port of Brookings, Brookings, OR
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Brookings
Type: Lighthouses
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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We enjoyed seeing the harbor area and also seeing the lighthouse on our road trip which included Brookings, Oregon.

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Smith River, California
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wonderful place to visit1 he Pelican Bay Lighthouse is not very far from the Best Western Plus Hotel in Brookings, Oregon. What a charming lighthouse. We could walk right to it from the hotel. Really neat place for taking pictures. Lovely area. Friendly people. robb

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Vancouver, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Its very easy to get a look at the "Lighthouse right from the Habor parking lot. Pretty cool looking. Would be nice to be able to catch the inside sometime at one of the events.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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101 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Pelican Bay Lighthouse is not very far from the Best Western Plus Hotel in Brookings, Oregon. What a charming lighthouse. We could walk right to it from the hotel. Really neat place for taking pictures. Lovely area. Friendly people. Brookings, Oregon.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We have been taking pictures of all the lighthouses along the Oregon Coast and have to say, Pelican Bay is truly unique. It is also a private home, like Cleft in the Rock near Yachats, and not open to the public most of the time. The building sits on a high bluff, overlooking Boat Basin Drive in Harbor (as in... More

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Brookings, Oregon
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18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I liked the fact that it was privately owned, that is so cool! The history was neat, as Bill Cady grew up in Lighthouses so his desire was to build this one. It is the newest Lighthouse on the West Coast.

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Oceanside, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The views of this lighthouse are okay, but not as spectacular as other lighthouses along the coast (especially Haceta Head lighthouse just north of Florence).

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Titusville
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775 attraction reviews
884 helpful votes 884 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Since this is a private home and we respect their privacy you need to be creative when taking your pictures of the exterior. I was told the owner does open the home a few times a year for fund raisers. I took the customary view from the parking lot below the lighthouse and then went up to the third floor... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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115 attraction reviews
479 helpful votes 479 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Wish we had paid more attention to the description. It is actually someone's home. They do open it up on occasion, but unless it is open for an event, you can only view it from afar. Get a local paper to find out when they are having an event. Would have rated it higher had it been an actual attraction.

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Brookings, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We enjoy the old Pelican Bay Light house, never been before. the best part is being able to see far out to see the boats and meeting people who care for the Light House. We will won't to stop again when we pass through Crescent City, CA

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