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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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Nice historical bisit

Great place to visit and understand history. Beautiful day and views from the top. Historical area is definitely worth seeing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to visit and understand history. Beautiful day and views from the top. Historical area is definitely worth seeing.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning views when you get to top...well worth the over two hundred steps to get to the top. Beautiful grounds around the lighthouse.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a gorgeous area and so well kept. I was taken aback by the price to enter the lighthouse though-$10 per person? I can't imagine having kids that don't want to go up but have to so you're not leaving them unattended.

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Thank Eigbrettmom
Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice lighthouse. Did not climb stairs do to the oppressive heat that day. Admission for stair climb was a little more expensive than the other lighthouses we visited. Quite scenic, area was very nice for spending the day.

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Thank Rick F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This lighthouse we feel is the most beautiful on the east coast. Take the time to visit it and the quaint local shops around the lighthouse as well. Get food early in the day from the BBQ place there. It's the best on the island

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Thank Greg S
Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

222 steps to the top and the only ALL brick lighthouse on the east coast. A MUST see if you are in the area. It overlooks Whalehead, which has stunning sunset views and a wine fest on Wednesdays! Such a great place to unwind and take in the scenery. It is tucked right next to Historic Corolla as well :)

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad we made the trip to the top! The ladies selling tickets were extremely kind and knowledgeable. The climb wasn't bad at all and the view from the top was gorgeous.

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West Point, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were spending a week in Corolla for the first time. We were going to stop at the lighthouse on the way to our rented cottage. We probably picked the worst possible week - 4th of July. There is a 20 mile two lane road from the 4-lane to Corolla. The road is not capable of handling the traffic. It... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time climbing the lighthouse. It was quite the climb on a hot day but we made it to the top and the view was outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A looooong march up followed by a fantastic view of the sound. That is all. Located in a historical district that is beautiful and well preserved. Is it worth $10.00 ? Hmmmmm not sure.

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