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“EXCELLENT!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park
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Newport, North Carolina
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

The new welcoming building was done beautifully!!! Loved the presentation of the firing of the rifle. Great to bring family/friends when they visit the area but now I am very proud to bring them there with the improvements!!

Visited April 2012
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Raleigh, NC
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

New visitor center is fantastic, so worthwhile to visit! The fort itself is good for all ages to walk through, audio is available in some rooms with a mannequin soldier "talking" to you about his experiences staying at the fort. Guided tours are available at certain times.
A side note: uneven ground and steep inclines make the fort itself not so friendly for those who have difficulty walking.

Visited August 2011
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not a huge history person, but really enjoyed this fort.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2012

I don't get into history much but this fort is very interesting and free. The displays are very informative and keep your attention. The structure of the fort is unbelievable and very cool. If in the area this is must see.

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nc
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lot of Walking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2012

Amazing what the place looking like so long ago has a working Fort for the military. A lot of walking only disliked, but I live to tell the story so great place for family and the history person

Visited May 2011
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Kinston, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“must see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2012

i could visit this place everyday- i love the exhibits, the visitors shop, and especially the fort. staff are always helpful.

Visited February 2012
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