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North Lighthouse

Corn Neck Rd., Block Island, RI
401 466 3200
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Block Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Owner description: Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
64 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We saw this from two vantage points, but since we were on a tour, we did not have a chance to go into the lighthouse - I'm not sure that it was open since the season was over. It was beautiful and well worth seeing.

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We biked in, walked to the trail to the back of the lighthouse, and then out to the beach through dunes, around the point and back. The two beach sides were radically different. It was a beautiful walk. The sand made it a little bit demanding.

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Patchogue, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful spot @ the very tip of the island. The beach path leading to the building was clean and serene.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We rented bikes and rode up the island to the North Lighthouse. You can't actually ride all the way to the lighthouse. There is quite a distance to be walked. There are beautiful dunes all around the lighthouse. Usually it is open, but when we were there it was not.

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Westchester County, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's a beautiful lighthouse on a beautiful spot. A fun excursion not far from everything else on Block.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I liked walking to this lighthouse and always like being near the water. I took many pictures and enjoyed my time spent here.

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mattapoisett, ma
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a beautiful old lighthouse! Gorgeous walk along the beach. Make sure to look to the south side of the lighthouse and see the memorial bench (made me tear up!) Great bike ride out to see it!

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's about a mile walk on the beach out to the lighthouse, and not an easy one at that. But it's totally worth it. The lighthouse was open recently and for a small donation (I think $3) you could walk around downstairs and see pictures and learn a bit more. The woman there gave a brief overview and let us... More

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Newport, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

With the National Wildlife Refuge on the left, and ocean on the right, the walk to the end of the sandbar on which the lighthouse sits is about 2 miles roundtrip. It's either very soft sand or rocky hard packed so be prepared for a little effort. We were rewarded by a seal sunbathing among the gulls. The lighthouse was... More

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Baltimore, USA
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very interesting museum. Lots of history here. Worth the visit. Not such a long walk as some say. Get in shape folks! Nice beach walk to a lovely historic structure.

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