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“Good workout!”

Hunting Island Lighthouse
Ranked #5 of 66 things to do in Beaufort
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The only public lighthouse in South Carolina.
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We climbed the 167 steps to the top of the lighthouse and the views are worth the climb. The information in the surrounding cabins are worth a look too.

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

How beautiful it is, this lighthouse with lots of little architectural details, that will intrigue and delight you. Interesting information plaques are placed within, as you climb the 167 steps. You will be rewarded with a lovely view and lots of fresh air.

2  Thank cbwms
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Very neat old lighthouse that you can walk up the stairs for a small donation, it also has exhibits of the what was left of the lighthouse keepers out buildings and the foundation area of the house.

1  Thank Clttravelor
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

The architecture is amazing and the view from up top is worth more than the $2 donation. Watch the trees dance in the wind, the birds glide with the breeze, and the waves crash and recede back into the ocean, and that is just a part of what you will see when you step out of the door.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

great tour of the lighthouse, very informative, gave a great perspective on life as a lighthouse engineer.

1  Thank tails22
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