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Point Vicente Lighthouse

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Address: 31550 Palos Verdes Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Phone Number: +1 310-541-0334
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Beautiful lighthouse

Beautiful lighthouse for those into lighthouses. Palos Verdes is a beautiful area and everything gets lost in this area.T he whole area looks Mediterranean

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse for those into lighthouses. Palos Verdes is a beautiful area and everything gets lost in this area.T he whole area looks Mediterranean

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful coastal park with great views of the coastline and lighthouse. Ample parking, and interpretive center. Picnic tables are placed under trees to provide peaceful location to picnic or simply read a book. On a clear day you can see down the coast to LA proper. Lovely park. Great place to hang out at sunset.

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Palos Verdes, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

As a member of a local Club here in Palos Verdes, I was able to visit this old Lighthouse in the most SW part of LA County. It is open to the (general) public only on specific days; a visit to the nearby Point Vicente Intrepretive Center (PVIC), which is run by the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will provide... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is such a great walk from the parking lot to the light house. It parallels the coast and the entire view is the Pacific Ocean. It is an amazing walk before sunset. And how often do you get to go to a lighthouse? Took the kids on this walk and it wasn't too hard for them at 10 years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The ocean view was magnificent. There was a little trail you can walk from the light house to the other side along the ocean. Handicap accessible. We attended a wedding there and came back for a relaxing walk on another day. Wroth the visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We didn't go up the lighthouse, but there's a small maritime museum that's interesting. The view of San Pedro Bay is breathtaking.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Point Vicente Lighthouse is a popular landmark on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, adjacent to the Interpretive Center. The landmark is open to the public on the second Saturday of the month or during the city's Whale of a Day Festivities in the spring. Check the City of Rancho Palos Verdes website for details. When the grounds are open, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice stop by the ocean if you're near Palos Verdes Peninsula. The historic lighthouse is just a short walk from the parking lot and offers stunning views from the bluffs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Unfortunately our hour check out for rental car put us too far behind for a stop at the Museum. However, the view at the overlook was simply too incredible to pass up. This was our first real sightseeing in LA and it was awesome. The day was beautiful and you could see all the way to Malibu. The combination of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Watch peregrine falcons , Hawks and Ospreys circle in the air and sea lions below on the beach. The nearby visiting center hosts exhibits about California marine life, Tonga natives and California seasonal whales that cross the oceans in spring.

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