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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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Small fee to climb up (ten dollars, I think) . There was a short line. Amazing views. Cute gift shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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East Aurora, New York
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East Aurora, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small fee to climb up (ten dollars, I think) . There was a short line. Amazing views. Cute gift shop.

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The woman working there was nasty. Other than that, it was fine. Nice views, easy walk up. Something you should do once if you're visiting.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful lighthouse parks and the light itself is a beauty. The park is very welcoming and the history is so well preserved The adjoining houses are very well done with restrooms close by

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This lighthouse makes a gorgeous picture with nice trees around it and it's unique brick structure. But the line to go up the lighthouse is long (30 - 45 minute wait) and the price is up there. But lots of people seem happy to wait and make the trek. They have a nice very small gift shop in an old... More 

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

The lighthouse is one of several on the Outer Banks and the most northern that you can visit and climb. Be sure to read the information in the lighthouse and on all the stops along the way to the top. Because the lighthouse is in fact a lighthouse, it is not stroller and wheelchair friendly inside, but the grounds are.... More 

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

Stopped at the Lighthouse on a dreary day. Yes, if the weather is iffy, you are probably going to wait in a line to get in (we waited about an hour). That being said, it was well worth it. Just climbing the circular steps was like stepping back in time. They are pretty easy to climb too as we had... More 

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Holmdel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very pretty historic lighthouse. When you get to the top the views can't be beat. I assume the entrance few is basically a charity donation so I had no problem with the $10.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Online it said it was seven dollars a person but when we arrived it was $10 per person but the view from the top was very cool

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Morristown, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you need a nice place to walk around on a summer afternoon, the Lighthouse site is perfect. There is a small museum and you can ascend the lighthouse for a small fee. The adjoining park space is on the coastal harbor so you can fish, crab, or just hang out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A nice and historical place in Corolla, I truly enjoyed going up and being able to admire the bay. The store next to it is a great place to buy really nice souvenirs at very good prices.

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