Sullivan's Island Lighthouse

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse
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vhash77
North Wilkesboro, NC1,037 contributions
Aug 2019
Unique shaped lighthouse. I enjoy seeing/climbing lighthouses. We found this one late one evening and drove by it and viewed it from the beach area.

If you are like me and just enjoying visiting lighthouses - add this one to your list.
Written July 11, 2020
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allifromWI
West Bend, WI276 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
This was difficult to find (the address took us around the corner), and once you find it, you realized it’s not at all pretty to look at, plus you can’t go in it (probably my bad - I should have done my research on that, I guess). Parking is a problem, and we were there at the end of February, which is NOT high tourist time. The beach was very nice and Sullivan’s Island is definitely worth going to, but if you’re hoping to climb up it for the view & there’s nothing else you want to do on Sullivan’s Island, you might want to do something else instead.
Written February 29, 2020
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tangi1
Elizabeth, NJ808 contributions
Apr 2021
We planned on visiting Sullivan's Island Beach but no easy parking. Warned by locals that the Dept of Public Safety takes the rather strict parking rules very seriously so we decided to move on. Saw the lighthouse in the distance. It appeared very rundown as well as the area it sits on. Neglected and overground.
Written June 3, 2021
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Edoardo C
2 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
The lighthouse itself is not too appealing. It’s more of an eyesore for the beach, if anything. Yet, I decided to take pictures of it from different angles. A coast guard clown came out fully enraged yelling at me, accused me of taking pics of their cars (???). Guess somebody’s been spending too much time on TikTok.

Overall, this “attraction” is not worth it.
Written December 16, 2022
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PUMBRIDGE
London, UK2,055 contributions
May 2022
The Sullivan's Island lighthouse is well worth a short visit - it's an easy stroll from the road. It's quite bizarre - ludicrously top-heavy, but all the more remarkable for that.
One of South Carolina's more intriguing examples of surreal architecture.
Written July 3, 2022
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Carrie D.
Cleveland, OH1,973 contributions
Sep 2022
Well, the lighthouse was not much to experience. There is no parking, so you have to find street parking (impossible in the afternoon). We knew you couldn’t climb or enter the lighthouse, but we didn’t realize it was fenced off and in such disrepair—it was very sad to see the state it was in. I’m glad we stopped because it was a very unique design. Honestly, I’d say it was best viewed from the beach, around Station 18.
Written October 3, 2022
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Lolly’s Look
New York City, NY12,818 contributions
Oct 2020
We enjoyed a day at the beach today on Sullivan Island. We could see the lighthouse from our beach chairs. It served as a beautiful backdrop for pictures. It’s a beacon on the island.
Written October 10, 2020
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CDGTrips
Kannapolis, NC139 contributions
Aug 2014
True: The Lighthouse is not much to look at during the day, however the closer to sunset..and after sunset ..you'll have a different opinion. This is one of the widest beaches on the east coast @ low tide. A short walk down the beach and you will have amazing views of Charleston and the bridge. Fort Sumter will be on your left and you can walk to Fort Moultrie from this beach. Water is very calm.. Almost like a lake! Be sure to park (for public access) at Station Rd 19 for the Lighthouse or Station Rd 12/13 for the Fort. You will not be disappointed !
Written August 1, 2014
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Amelia Bedelia
26 contributions
Jun 2019 • Friends
At first glance, it’s fairly ugly. However, it’s actually a unique architectural marvel: the only triangular lighthouse in existence. It used to be the second brightest, but the people complained that they couldn’t sleep and the light was turned down.
Written June 26, 2019
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Joseph Robba
Charlotte, NC2,255 contributions
May 2019 • Family
You can see the lighthouse from the beach, and while you can photograph from there, that's about it. It's not the most aesthetically pleasing lighthouse as is.
Written May 16, 2019
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