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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
Description: Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
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Patchogue, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
9 attraction reviews
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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94 reviews 94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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114 reviews 114 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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Dover, New Hampshire
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414 reviews 414 reviews
181 attraction reviews
1,021 helpful votes 1,021 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Block Island North Light is located off the end of Corn Neck Road at the very northern tip of the “pork chop bone” end of the island. To get there from the docks, one needs transportation----car, moped, bicycle, or taxi. Once there, it’s about a 3/4 mile hike over a beach sand path that takes 20+ minutes. For those unable... More

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Daytona Beach
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Park at the north end of Corneck Road at Settler's Rock, and walk up the beach to the North Lighthouse and the spit of sand that forms the north end of Block Island. Standing there, the mainland is 13 miles away, but it feels like a world away. On the incoming tide, the water rushes north on both sides of... More

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