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Pelican Bay Lighthouse

Short Way Road, Port of Brookings, Brookings, OR
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Brookings
Type: Lighthouses
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West Sacramento, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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906 reviews 906 reviews
636 attraction reviews
586 helpful votes 586 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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334 reviews 334 reviews
88 attraction reviews
387 helpful votes 387 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Florence, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Visiting here and watching the pelicans wheel and dive into the Bay was one of the highlights of our recent vacation in Brookings. We liked it so much that we returned several times. It's a great place to slow down and breathe, and be amazed by nature's beauty. Sometimes the fog can be quite thick, but even so this place... More

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Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Wonderful owners, loved the design nautical theme throughout. Fantastic viewof ocean and port

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Eugene, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Wonderful setting, views, history...would definitely go back.

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Oregon Coast
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237 attraction reviews
1,770 helpful votes 1,770 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

There are two private lighthouses along the Oregon coast. One is located just south of Yachats, and the other - Pelican Bay - is located in Brookings Harbor. This is a private residence so you cannot access it without the owner's permission, but the clerk at the nearby RV park where we were staying said that the owner does give... More

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