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Twin Lights Historic Site

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Address: 2 Light House Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732-1812
Phone Number: 732-872-1814
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Wonderful views and a great exhibit.

We visited the twin lighthouses in highlands, nj with my family and an exchange student from.Spain amd she was bery impressed. They have a wonderful exhibit of the American flags... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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holmdel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the twin lighthouses in highlands, nj with my family and an exchange student from.Spain amd she was bery impressed. They have a wonderful exhibit of the American flags from different times throughout the history of the USA. It was most impressive. Also the views from.the top were great since it was a clear day and NY was visible.... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well kept and worth the visit. You can get a clear view of NYC. There are posted literature so you can do a self tour.

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Thank Kristina S
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a delightful place to visit and a very historic place in the annals of communication. The walk to the top of the light house is not too demanding and the view, if the weather cooperates is fantastic.

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Highlands, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view of Sandy Hook area from the twin light lighthouses. Easy to get to and generally isn't crowded.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lighthouse provides great views. We have gone several times. When they are open there is a little museum and gift shop and we climbed up to the top of the lighthouse. When they are closed there are still great views outside but nothing is opening including, no bathrooms ;)

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Donetsk, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful walking around area, possibilities to take good pictures at the light tower (if you go up). Museum have good exhibition about this historic sight. Some nice souvenirs too. Come and see it yourself.

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Thank Miomonty
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Exceptional site in which the learning experience can be accomplished in a relatively short amount of time. Great exhibits and information about the area. Spectacular views!

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Whiting, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Check off your list of New Jersey lighthouses. It's perched at the Highlands. You'll certainly love the view!!

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Thank L R
Bayville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Historic site and nice views of Sandy Hook. Nice little gift shop and small museum. Climb up was easy. Nice stop for an hour or so and a wonderful site for lighthouse buffs.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The twin lights sit up on a bluff so the lights themselves are short towers and an easy climb. Fantastic views on a clear day, great museum, nice grounds with the old power house now housing the original lens and other interesting items from the lights history. Free with donations accepted plan on a stay of an hour or two... More 

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