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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Address: 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
Phone Number: (386) 761-1821
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Description: This lighthouse will take your breath away. Is it the gorgeous view, the...
This lighthouse will take your breath away. Is it the gorgeous view, the 175 foot long climb, or the romance of it all?
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Great field trip for Homeschool kids

We recently brought our kids to see the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse while we were camping at Tomoka State Park. We used our visit as a field trip since we are homeschoolers. The kids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We recently brought our kids to see the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse while we were camping at Tomoka State Park. We used our visit as a field trip since we are homeschoolers. The kids loved climbing to the top of the lighthouse. They learned a lot from the exhibits and short video. They imagined what life must have been like all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you cannot walk 1 mile in 20 minutes on a treadmill, I would not try this. (In other words, Seniors, be careful). Seemed like a 10 story climb up stairs, but steep. Take ice water bottle with you. Do not take a bulky purse. It will get in the way going upstairs. Don't forget your camera. Leave room between... More 

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The drive down S Atlantic Ave. from Daytona Beach Shores to Ponce Inlet, FL is very nice. There are a couple of places to grab some food on the drive. It is a quiet, 2lane road all the way to the end. The lighthouse is very well preserved. You may climb to the top for fantastic views of the ocean,... More 

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Knoxville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The history of the Commodore and Stephen Crane was very interesting. I now know what a "filibuster" is.

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Monticello, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse is beautiful. The view from the top is spectacular. Well worth the stop. Lighthouse point is a great place to spend some time.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stopped by the delightful Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum just south of Daytona Beach, Florida. It is much more than just a lighthouse. Tour the Museum and associated buildings and exhibits on the white picket-fence fenced-in grounds. There is a nice gift shop inside the Museum as well. Would be a great place for the family to visit... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had a blast at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. It's a wonderful way to spend an afternoon, especially for the price - just $5.00 per person grants access to the grounds, lighthouse, and all the exhibits. The original keepers' houses and other buildings have been preserved, and each have rich displays focused on the history of Southeast Florida from the... More 

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Take a couple of hours to visit the lighthouse while you're in Daytona Beach. 207 steps to the top - you can do it! Interesting museum exhibits. Reasonable price.

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Athens, Ga.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Really enjoyed touring the light grounds and learning about lighthouses. great views from top and what a 1st rate renovation they have done on the lenses. Even my 15 year old son enjoyed it.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful grounds surround the lighthouse. Wonderful gift shop & Museum. The walk to the top of the lighthouse is worth it, if so inclined. The display of glass reflectors is awesome. Good educational trip.

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