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Castle Hill Lighthouse

Ocean Drive, Newport, RI
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Ranked #16 of 67 Attractions in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Dunedin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful setting to have a drink and watch the sun go down! The Inn provides adirondack chairs, at no charge, and no purchase necessary.

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Pittsburgh
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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Ok to stop by on nature walk if you are visiting Castle Hill Inn but I wouldn't make a special trip just to see the lighthouse.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Take a stroll up to the Castle Hill Lighthouse at sunset. The views are spectacular. It's a wonderful spot to sit and take it all in!

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A MUST DO !!! Just relax, indulge & ENJOY . Get there early to enjoy the Adirondak lawn chairs ... & do the walking trail after dinner!!!

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Hammond, Louisiana, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Absolutely amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and of Castle Hill grounds. The drive to the lighthouse is stunning. A great place to take beautiful photos. The small footpath is easy to travel, but is not lighted at night. The parking attendants at Castle Hill were very helpful.

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Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The Castle Hill lighthouse is a tiny structure you reach after a short walk from the lower level grassy parking lot. The Castle Hill property is very nice. We took the walk and enjoyed the views although it was foggy. As we were coming back to the car we were met by a groundskeeper who told us dogs are not... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great photos and view of the ocean. Very romantic. If you plan to propose this would be a good place!!

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Tucked away on Castle Hill's beautiful sprawling grounds is a small lighthouse that can only be found via a small footpath in the woods close to the lower level grass parking lot. Only a short walk through the trees, but the views of the Atlantic Ocean with the Castle Hill Lighthouse in the foreground are magnificent. On a clear night... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a wonderful little destination and one of the quieter lighthouses I have ever visited. A great location for awesome views of the ocean.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is one of the most charming little lighthouses ever! We parked at the end of the lot at the country club and walked down a path to access the house up close. I recommend sturdy, comfortable shoes -- not sandals and definitely not flip-flops. You can't go inside, but you can get excellent views up close. I found the... More

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