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Point No Point Lighthouse

Address: Hansville, WA 98340
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Hansville
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you are on the Kitsap Peninsula on a clear day this is totally worth the drive out there. The light house is nothing outstanding but the views from there are incredible. We went out there on New Years Day which was sunny and cool but no breeze to speak of so it was quite nice. We could see the... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great beach for just walking and exploring --- thinking, enjoying the gorgeous views, shelling, etc. Beautiful views of mountains on practically all sides, include Mt Rainier and the sound. Always a lot of boat activity, float planes, cargo ships and if you are lucky, seals and sea lions swimming off shore.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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90 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We spent a delightful morning shelling on the beach here. We came at low tide and found a bounty of shells. The light house is really cute too. This may be the highlight of this trip to Washington.

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Naples, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The beach is great. Kids have a blast digging. Water FREEZING. Good driftwood. Smallest lighthouse I have ever seen. Parking lot gets full fast, go early!

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Los Angeles, California
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128 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Lovely views of Puget Sound and fresh sea air! The lighthouse is pretty average to others in the area but was open and docents were available to answer questions. There was a nice little assortment of artifacts from its history, but the real reason to go is just to stretch your legs and gaze out at the sea. Probably a... More 

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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A very serene spot to enjoy the Puget Sound nature with one of the oldest Lighthouse in the background, a lovely beach with great shells and sand dollars for collection, a great wild berry bush trail to keep the kids busy, a great place to bird watch while having an ice-cream... there are benches for quite time if inclined to... More 

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79 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Point no Point beach is a perfect place to take a walk on the beach or to stop for a quick picnic. The beach is great for looking for shells, playing in the sand, or spotting seals. My kids had a great time running around the beach and playing in the water. We decided to stay on the beach for... More 

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Sasebo, Japan
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57 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Point No Point got its name in 1841 when Charles Wilkes of the U.S. Exploring Expedition found a spit of land that turned out to be much smaller than he expected. The Indians called it Hahd-skus, meaning long nose. It extends east from the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula over a quarter of a mile, ending at the junction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Spent several nights at the Lighthouse Keeper's cottage, just a hundred yards from the Lighthouse itself. The building is maintained by the US Lighthouse Society and was a wonderful way to ring in the New Year. The home is beautifully restored and has plenty of room for two couples or a family of 4. The unexpected bonus was viewing Orcas... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Out of the way at the end of a road, this park/beach/lighthouse is a beautiful place to spend a day. Terrific views, a sandy beach, and of course, the lighthouse. The lighthouse itself is only open a short time, but the rest of the area is worth the trip.

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