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All reviews light house worth the climb the outer banks gift shop original location cape hatteras beautiful view walk up climb the stairs park ranger present location visitor center worth the trip great visit original site catch your breath great history
You’ll get a killer workout getting to the top, but the view is beyond worth it! Take your time and look out the windows as you ascend, it makes it more exciting and less leg cramping! Don’t forget your camera and to leave time to...More
This is a fabulous lighthouse to visit, run by the National Parks. However, a couple of things make my review only "very good." First, the lighthouse is closed for climbing a large portion of the year (which we knew in advance). Second, which we didn't...More
We were vacationing in the Nags Head area. We decided to make the trip to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. It was well worth the trip. We enjoyed the presentation put on by Ranger Daniel on the history of the lighthouse. A couple of people in...More
My wife and her family took me to see relatives in Buxton. We stayed very close to the lighthouse and spent a morning visiting. There is quite a lot to do: visit the lighthouse museum, climb up the lighthouse (pay for ticket), and there are...More
We had a good visit. There is a lot of information about the lighthouse and moving the lighthouse. The staff was friendly and helpful. The only problem was the lighthouse was shut down for the season so some aspects were not available, including climbing to...More
This is such a cool lighthouse. When you think "lighthouse", this is what people have in mind. We were there on Labor Day weekend, and it was busy, but we had no trouble getting tickets to climb the tower within 15 minutes of our arrival....More
We couldn't climb the lighthouse (temporarily closed), but I got a jigsaw puzzle at the gift shop. There is a 3/4 mile nature trail, explaining the type of forest that grows on these barrier islands, as well as picnic grounds and camping. For birders, there...More
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Hi Marta - Go to the "Double Lightkeeper's House" - on the 1st floor, in an air-conditioned small theater, they show a movie on demand which has a young park ranger walking from the bottom to the top of the light-house... More
Hi Marta - Go to the "Double Lightkeeper's House" - on the 1st floor, in an air-conditioned small theater, they show a movie on demand which has a young park ranger walking from the bottom to the top of the light-house, explaining a lot of the history and showing you the views you would see if you climbed. We have 4 young children and it wouldv'e cost us $48 to clmb so we skipped the climb, and found the movie quite satisfactory as a supplementary experience - and its free!