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Address: Harbourtown's yacht basin, Hilton Head, SC 29938
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Description: Serving as the centerpiece of the Sea Pines Plantation, this lighthouse...
Serving as the centerpiece of the Sea Pines Plantation, this lighthouse structure is colored like a candy cane and features a small shop at the top.
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110 steps to the top!! What a view and perfect for a photo op. My children found the inside very interesting and the view was very pretty. $4 to get in and if you have never been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

First you pay $6 for the privilege of spending mmore money. The lighthouse has a gift shop at the bottom as well as the top. $4 for the climb to the top. Total waste of money. All shops and restaurants over priced.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

110 steps to the top!! What a view and perfect for a photo op. My children found the inside very interesting and the view was very pretty. $4 to get in and if you have never been in a light house so worth it!! Hoping the cost and the sales of the souvenirs are out back into the care taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely check this place out. Parking is tough but it has a wonderful view. There are plenty of places to check out nearby and several shops.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

114 steps to the top at $4.00 per person with limited air flow on the way up. But once you got to the top, boom--it was the worth every penny. Loved the view, gorgeous lighthouse. So glad we did this.

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north carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you have never been in a lighthouse then this may be worth the $4.00 per person charge (plus the $6.00 car charge to enter Sea Pines area. The lighthouse is not very tall but when u get to the top the view is pretty. Has some historical info on each floor

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Middletown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The light house is not all that tall, but it is a focal point for Harbor Town activities. Its beauty and grace add yet another dimension of beauty to the idyllic collection of shops and restaurants.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

After being told by many people to go to Harbourtown on our visit to Hilton Head, we were really underwhelmed at what there wasn't to do here. The lighthouse is kind of neat to see but don't waste your time or $6 to enter Sea Pines.

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

$4 per person to climb the narrow steps to the top of the lighthouse. Nice breeze and view of the water and view of the marina in the back. Very short-lived experience but wasn't bad. Souvenir shop at the top. Great for taking selfies. haha. I would say this took up around 15 minutes of our time and most of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's not the tallest lighthouse by any means but it's a short climb to the top - an important point if you have little ones. There are landings for catching your breath that are filled with historical items and photos. The stairs are wooden without gaps so you can't see below you. Any easy lighthouse to climb if you are... More 

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Sylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

On my first trip to Hilton Head I was advised, along with the Salty Dog, to visit the Harbour Town Lighthouse area. I did just that. It's a quaint area all within the Sea Pines gated community. The cost is $6 to get in at the gate. Harbour Town is a nice area with quaint shops and restaurants. Also home... More 

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