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Big ole lighthouse

Had to stop by to visit this baby. There is a cat that hangs out with you. Not much to do here but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
debc405
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Milton, Delaware
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small but sweet

its an old lighthouse but there is hardly any parking and only for 15 minutes really nice place to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jeanettelamm
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Gibsonville, North Carolina
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The oldest lighthouse still in operation in North Carolina.
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Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC
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All reviews light house limited parking private residence walk up the outer banks minute parking ferry ride piece of history quick stop the east coast worth a stop few minutes golf cart coast guard oldest island cat
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Reviewed 3 days ago

its an old lighthouse but there is hardly any parking and only for 15 minutes really nice place to take to see the oldest lighthouse in nc

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jeanettelamm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another North Carolina light house why did I wait so long my wife and I on a weekend trip decided to go to Ocracoke island nc while there we visited as much as we could in one day we went to the Ocracoke light house...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to stop by to visit this baby. There is a cat that hangs out with you. Not much to do here but snap a few pics.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank debc405
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Walkway up to the lighthouse is accessible day and evening. Well kept example of early lighthouse. The interior is closed to the public as is the light keepers house. A must see on the island.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Strowd1
Reviewed January 24, 2019

I had to use my GPS to find this place. It is off the main road, the only road, as you enter the town from the ferry. The road winds through the town past many quaint homes. There are many B&B locations. The lighthouse was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dreamersdoit1
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

It was nice to see but you couldn’t go inside. This was out of season so not sure if you can go in. Can’t say very much more because we couldn’t do much

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shutter-up
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Not much to see other than the lighthouse and plaque explaining that it is still used today and its walls are 5 ft thick at the bottom and the house is a private residence. You can't go up it as it's still used today. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Valerie D
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

The Ocracoke Lighthouse reminds me of serenity. It is small and quaint with a white picket fence. So peaceful looking! It is located next to the historic lightkeeper's house which is now a private residence. The lighthouse is the oldest active light in NC. My...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vonnie J
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The story of this monument is amazing. How did they manage to move it some hundred yards away from it's original place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ThierryL1506
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Everybody we saw wanted their picture taken in front of the lighthouse. Be sure and rent a golf cart to tour the island because of narrow streets and limited parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peggy W
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