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Point Pinos Lighthouse

80 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2015
+1 831-648-5716
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Point Pinos Lighthouse

We have been meaning to visit for awhile now but finally got a chance to on our way into Carmel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

Los Pinos Lighthouse is adjacent to a golf course and can be seen from 17 Mile Drive. The adjacent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
San Diego, California
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The oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“golf course” (29 reviews)
“limited hours” (10 reviews)
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80 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2015
+1 831-648-5716
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been meaning to visit for awhile now but finally got a chance to on our way into Carmel. Parking was easy, as was the walk over to the lighthouse. The grounds were nice to walk around. It was great to see so many...More

Thank ca1842
Reviewed 3 days ago

Los Pinos Lighthouse is adjacent to a golf course and can be seen from 17 Mile Drive. The adjacent sandy and rocky beach is worth exploring, especially if you miss the limited hours that this lighthouse is open. Good views, good history, and great location!

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Point Pinos Lighthouse is a quick and accessible peek into the past of Pacific Grove when it served to safely guide sailors and seafarers past the many rough outcrops and through the thick fog so often present here. The docents are engaged, present, and...More

Thank markz377
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice views, easy to park and walk to. Interesting piece of history on the ocean. We got lucky and it was not too windy

Thank Laurel N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small working lighthouse in a beautiful area. Great photo op. The light is beautiful at sunset and night.

Thank signchris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovingly restored. Great history, stories. Beautiful & easily accessible location for a continuously working lighthouse.

Thank callucan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful lighthouse on the Monterey coastline. Lots of docents to provide information about the history of the keepers. Tons of vintage furniture, kitchen fixtures used during that time. Quaint gift shop. Got a stamp for myNational Passport, ask for Nancy.

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 24 July 2017

If you are in Pacific Grove and have an hour or two, make sure you visit the Point Pinos Lightouse. It is filled with treasured memories and a lot of historical information. The docents are friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank GlennFrancoSimmons
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We got a great deal at an awesome budget motel in Pacific Grove as we were there to see the more famous attractions. We strolled in after most things were closed and so we wanted to walk around and stretch after driving the better part...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

History learned here - but no good lighthouse view. very small. They wanted a small donation to get in.

Thank ibm600
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