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Pelican Bay Lighthouse

Short Way Road, Port of Brookings, Brookings, OR
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Ranked #10 of 17 Attractions in Brookings
Type: Lighthouses
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Smith River, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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92 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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West Sacramento, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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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1,116 reviews 1,116 reviews
772 attraction reviews
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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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103 attraction reviews
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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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Brookings, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is a beautiful lighthouse home that you can see very clearly from sporthaven beach area. The owner does do tours occassionaly via fund raisers such as Habit for Humanity. However, it is rare. Sporthave is a beautiful beach connected to the harbor. Sebastians is a great restaurant down there across from Best Western. Feley's is the best hamburger in... More

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