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Cape Blanco Lighthouse

Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Port Orford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Fremont, California
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1,318 reviews 1,318 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were there on a spectacular warm and sunny days. Views of both the lighthouse and the panoramic views of the ocean were amazing. For $2.00 one can take a tour of the lighthouse. The lighthouse was built in 1870.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The lighthouse, built in 1870, is till in operation. For$2.00/person, you can tour all the way to the top. The volunteer tour guides were top notch.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The tour is only $2 and pay attention to the times because they are strict. The lighthouse is beautiful and the view of the beaches below are amazing. We didn't take the tour because we decided to hike to the beach and walk a bit down the coast. That was an amazing walk. The seashore was covered in beautiful colored... More

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Truro, Massachusetts
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19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We toured every lighthouse in Oregon and found this to be the best maintained, most photogenic, and staffed by very knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents/contributors. It is on a bluff in a beautifully maintained park setting. Its lens, unlike many lighthouses, remains intact and functional. It is also collocated with the interesting old Hughes House that is also open for tours.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stopped here with some friends on the way back from the Red woods. There is a lighthouse here that has tours and there are lots of shipwrecks right off the coast from the treacherous shoreline. You can also walk down to the beach for a beautiful stroll on the beach.

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Glide, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is something i think every family should do . The kids loved it and so did I . We did not take my husband because he was at work but we have it on our likst to do soon.

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were lucky... We had beautiful weather to explore this wonderful place. The guides are terrific... Friendly and knowledgable . The view is stupendous. We had never seen those lens up close and they are mesmerizing ! Love this stop,

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New Lenox, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Wanted to visit the western-most point of contiguous US, but so windy we couldn't open the car door. An awesome display of Nature, though. We'll have to return on a calmer day, if that ever happens.

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Medford, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was a fun place to see. The tour was great & the giant crystal bulb was beautiful & interesting. VERY windy place. :)

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Cape Blanco Lighthouse is easily accessible and has great views -- and great opportunities to take some photos, especially if you go to the beach down by the Hughes House (also in Cape Blanco State Park). Have a bit of patience on the tour -- you do get to go up the spiral stairs to the beacon, but they can... More

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