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Address: 1 Lighthouse Lane, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
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+1 904-261-3248

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Not easy to visit

We couldn't get there, it's in a private neighborhood and was behind a locked gate with warning signs. Seems that you can tour it sometimes but we had better things to do... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Crystal River, Florida
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Crystal River, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't get there, it's in a private neighborhood and was behind a locked gate with warning signs. Seems that you can tour it sometimes but we had better things to do anyway. In Clinch State Park is an overlook and you can see it ove rteh marshes. Bring the big tele though.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there on Christmas day, It was closed on the Christmas day, but we still could see it and took pictures. It was not easy to find, the address was confusing, GPS led us to a tree area with blue ribbons, we walked thru it and found the light house. Nobody just us, so we could take as many... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,026 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Just stopped by for some pictures as this is a cool looking lighthouse. You can get some nice views up the coast from south of the building.

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Thank RickMIusa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This lighthouse is in a residential neighborhood, so there is not very good access there. We got our best view of the lighthouse from an overlook in Clinch State Park. It is very picturesque. Too bad the only ones to be able to enjoy it are the people who live next to it. I respect the right to privacy, but... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a very pretty lighthouse. It is what you expect a lighthouse to be. It is visible from Fort Clinch State Park across the marshland. It is fairly tricky to find.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I don't know how long this will last but now, the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month, you can tour the Amelia Island Lighthouse grounds! You can't climb it but just being able to get up close is amazing! Admission is $5/adults and $3/child 12 & under. You have to purchase tickets at least 24 hours in advance by... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

and it was locked up, we missed it by 20minutes, it looked pretty from the gate thats all we could see

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Thank Mayleesa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse was behind a locked gate and hard to see but it was a "must see" for this vacation. Too bad you cannot get a bit closer to view it.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Took us a little while to find but worth the effort. We weren't able to go inside but we did walk the grounds.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We saw the lighthouse while driving around an it happened to be a wednesday when the tour was going on. We found the place after driving around in some neighborhoods. Gate was open for the tour so we drove on in. Most if the tour was wearing bracelets to show they paid and were riding the bus. We got out... More 

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