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Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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Address: Point Loma, San Diego, CA
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Interesting History, Beautiful Spot

My biggest issue with the Point Loma lighthouse was pushing a stroller up the hill! But for those who aren't lazy like me, this provides some really fantastic views and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My biggest issue with the Point Loma lighthouse was pushing a stroller up the hill! But for those who aren't lazy like me, this provides some really fantastic views and interesting insights into the history of the Bay. It's a beautiful setting and there are some interesting displays as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local who lives within bike riding distance (4-miles away), I buy the annual pass every year. The cliff-top vantage points are one of my favorite spots to go when I have guests in town, to quietly reflect on life's adventures and to dream about the future.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's amazing to consider this spot was once so remote when the lighthouse was in active use. Now it's an easy drive and a short walk to learn about the maritime history of the area and to enjoy the fabulous views of San Diego harbor and the Pacific Ocean. Well worth the visit (there is a fee to enter the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time Ivisited the lighthouse and museum enjoying the walk and view and the history provided of the Bay area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene,beautiful and informative. Overlooks all of San Diego and is close to the tide pools which is a great family experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a neat lighthouse to visit - you can really learn about lighthouse living here. Plenty of other great things to see around here also. Highly recommend visiting here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the Cabrillo National Monument stop by this historic lighthouse for a half-hour visit. You can climb the short steep stairs to the top, see a nice display of lighthouse lenses and technology, and see the few rooms that the lighthouse keeper and family lived in. The couple buildings on display have been nicely restored. From the walkways nearby... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the US coast is not complete with seeing our famous Lighthouses. This one is charming and the setting ideal

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you drive out to Point Loma to visit Cabrillo National Monument you might as well take the time to visit the Old Point Loma Lighthouse...., absolutely great views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love to visit Point Loma Lighthouse, the view is amazing and it is a little piece of history. Nice walk, plus beautiful scenery, if you feel like a longer hike, you can walk down to the tide pools and see the critters in them.

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