Cape Florida Lighthouse

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Cape Florida Lighthouse
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Sousabby
Cary, NC112 contributions
Dec 2021
I've never been on top of a light house, and when i learned we can go on top of it, we moved our plan a bit to accommodate it. It was sooo worth it. The light house tours are from 10-11, and 1-2PM and it is free! There is a tour but we decided to see it ourselves. I liked the fact that there is a guard who lets only certain number of people inside at a point of time. This ensures the top of the light house is not crowded. There are 109 steps, which is an easy climb. The view from windows is awesome. The view from top is amazing, Miami skyline on one side and turquoise Atlantic on the other. There is a light house keeper's quarters nearby as well.
Written December 27, 2021
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Jason Homey
Lewis Center, OH594 contributions
Jan 2020 • Solo
The lighthouse is located inside Bill Baggs State Park. It is free to go up in the lighthouse but not free to get in the park ($8 per car or $2 for bikers or in my case, runners). I went here during a week day so it wasn’t very crowded. It is several flights of stairs and very skinny stairs so be aware if you have issues with either of these things. Even at the top, it is a very skinny ledge to look out at the ocean and surrounding area. But it is worth it. Your visit shouldn’t take long but explore the trails and the area while you are here.
Written January 30, 2020
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Stanley L
21 contributions
Feb 2020
Great setting either from the park standpoint or from the beach. Beach photos are best in the morning light. Lighthouse grounds also close early at 4:00 pm so plan accordingly. It is possible to see the lighthouse after hours from the water side by walking around the seawall side of the park but it will be viewed through a security fence.
Written March 6, 2020
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Shannon M
Clarkston, MI415 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
We took an enjoyable walk down to the lighthouse and they wouldn’t let us in as it was just after 2 pm and she said they were closing. We walked around the lighthouse and read all the info about the lighthouse. It looked pretty nice from the outside. If you continue walking to the beach area next to the lighthouse you can see some of the previous parts from the old lighthouse before it was restored. It was very interesting
Written February 17, 2022
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Tera
West Palm Beach, FL112 contributions
Oct 2021
Decided to stop here on our way down to the keys. Totally missed the fact that you can only tour the lighthouse from 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm... we arrived at 11:01 and you can be sure the ranger was a stickler for time. Anyway, it is a beautiful lighthouse and I hear the views from the top are great!
Written October 11, 2021
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Banksgirl4
Alpharetta, GA105 contributions
Apr 2021 • Family
We stopped by the park on our way off the island, we didn’t know what to expect but we’re pleasantly surprised by how well kept the grounds were and the view of the water and reef were outstanding. We could have packed a lunch and hung out in one of the many benches or picnic tables. The lighthouse and keeper’s cottage was closed for COVID.
Written April 10, 2021
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joefaul
Saint Paul, MN188 contributions
Jan 2020
This is a fun area, nice beach, and sweet looking lighthouse. They only have a few times each day to go see the top and they are not flexible at all. We felt we got there in time but the park employees decided to close it... very annoying. Especially since you have to pay to get into the park. The park itself though is nice and very quiet.
Written February 8, 2020
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theoljohnnyboy
New Florence, PA1,341 contributions
Apr 2022
We had a really delightful visit at this lighthouse yesterday. The entry fee to the state park is reasonable. Parking is ample, and the trails to the lighthouse are easy to traverse. On the day that we were there the tower was only open to climb from 11-1 & 2-3, so be aware that if you plan to climb the open hours of the park may well vary from the climbing hours.
Written April 1, 2022
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Kenneth G
Garden City, NY215 contributions
Aug 2021
I took a walk along the beach into Bill Boggs park. I kept walking until I came to the lighthouse. It was closed for tours but was still a nice visit. There are historical markers and signs and very interesting history.
Written September 7, 2021
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Teresa B
Union, OH283 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Stunning 360* views make the 170 step climb worth it, but if you have any lung or heart issues, give it a pass. Open for tours twice a day, W-Sat, so check schedule. Also reconstructed historic home, and short walk to lovely beach .
$8 per car.
Written January 20, 2022
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