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Currituck Beach Lighthouse

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Address: 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: 252-453-4939
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Used today to light the dark stretches of the southern coastline, this...

Used today to light the dark stretches of the southern coastline, this lighthouse was built in 1875 and today can be climbed by the spiral staircase that reaches up 150 feet.

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Fun and Beautiful!

Loved the brick structure and views from top. Nice gift shop different from the typical and tacky. $10 pp to climb to top. Worth the view and experience though!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the brick structure and views from top. Nice gift shop different from the typical and tacky. $10 pp to climb to top. Worth the view and experience though!

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Greer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When visiting the Corolla, North Carolina area you must visit the Currituck Beach Lighthouse. It is open daily from 9 to 5 pm. If you are feeling ambitious, you can climb the 270 stairs to the top of the lighthouse. There are some great views that you do not want to miss. There is also a little museum and gift... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a day in Corolla/Duck and did the horse tours, the boardwalk and the very last thing we did was the lighthouse and it was not so steep as I thought and definitely worth including if you are going to spend the day in Duck or neighboring Corolla!!

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This redbrick lighthouse is beautiful. My sister-in-law spent the day enjoying the park, and taking pics of the lighthouse and the Corolla village within walking distance of the lighthouse. I recommend going to the park/lighthouse at dusk; the sunset is breathtaking!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The village of structures around the lighthouse was very well maintained and a great piece of history to visit.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy the North Carolina lighthouses. This one you can climb quite a few steps to see the view right from the lighthouse top. Not for the faint of heart.. A lot of stairs up and down.

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Stafford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Corolla for a night before heading to our beach house for the week. This lighthouse was tucked pretty far from the shore, but has an interesting history as to why. The climb was great and the views of Corolla and the surrounding areas were beautiful.

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun to climb the lighthouse. My 10 year old loved the interesting fact boards. Plus she loved the lookout on the top. We also stopped by the lighthouse store and bought a souvenir!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice view if you can manage the over 200 steps for $10 fee. Still operational. Access to the sound and wood bridge nearby.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not a big fan of heights, so the climb up the stairs to the top of the lighthouse was slightly scary. I clung to the rail and stuck to the wall, but I really wanted to see the view at the top, so I kept going. The view really was amazing. The wind is pretty strong up there,... More 

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