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Amelia Island Lighthouse

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Address: 1 Lighthouse Lane, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-261-3248

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We saw the lighthouse while driving around an it happened to be a wednesday when the tour was going on. We found the place after driving around in some neighborhoods. Gate was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Joe W
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the lighthouse while driving around an it happened to be a wednesday when the tour was going on. We found the place after driving around in some neighborhoods. Gate was open for the tour so we drove on in. Most if the tour was wearing bracelets to show they paid and were riding the bus. We got out... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an original still operating light house circa 1838 that is located near Ft. Clinch State Park, a few blocks West of the Atlantic Ocean just North of Atlantic Avenue. Still operated by the U.S. Coast Guard at 215 O'Hagan Ln, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, it is well "hidden" right in a residential neighborhood. This is worth the quick... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

You actually see it better in photos. A closed gate keeps you from getting near it and trees keep you from seeing it very well. You literally drive through a neighborhood to get to a gate that is locked and closed. I would just google it and look at the pictures, rather than driving to it.

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Thank Jason K
Orlando, Florida
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185 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a beautiful Lighthouse and worth the effort to find and photograph. However, most of the time it is not available to the public, and difficult to photograph, much less get close to.

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Thank ltthorpe
Canton, Georgia
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

An older volunteer group host this attraction through the local recreation center.......an inexpensive excursion

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Salt Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

It's a little hard to find but worth a stop. The only problem is you can't get to close road is blocked by a chain fence. You can get a good look to bad you can't get closer

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Fleming Island, Florida
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64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome little stop while visiting Amelia Island. Locked away in a historic neighborhood, it wasn't too hard to find. You need to turn right onto a marked street (starts with an H... can't remember the whole name). Definitely blocked off but we could see the lighthouse through the trees (we went at night). You can get a good view from... More 

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seattle
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119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We tried to get out to the lighthouse, but all the roads were closed. We tried to walk out to it, but would have had to cross a NO TRESPASSING sign. We were disappointed.

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Daleville, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Each seaside I visit I enjoy taking photos of the areas lighthouses.. Amelia Island lighthouse is beautiful and well kept. A little tricky to find but worth the effort.

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Newburgh, Indiana
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

They give a lecture about the lighthouse, but you aren't allowed to see the inside or go up the stairs inside.

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