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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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Alberto T wrote a review 16 Jan
Washington DC, District of Columbia256 contributions87 helpful votes
I enjoy visiting lighthouses and was happy to have the opportunity to visit the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, despite it being closed for climbing and it being winter. Despite it being January, it was quite a mild and pleasant day. There weren't a lot of visitors, so I had plenty of space to walk around and have a good look and take some pictures. One of the keeper's quarters is set up as a mini-museum attended by a few park rangers who give visitors a short intro and are happy to answer questions. In 1999, the lighthouse was moved due to dangers posed by erosion, but the original site (about a half mile away) is marked with a small post on the beach, which is beautiful in and of itself. I highly recommend visiting this national treasure.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Kay wrote a review 6 Jan
Ohio50 contributions9 helpful votes
Went in 2019 and had a good experience. Staff was friendly and helpful, the views were amazing and the gift shop had some really nice stuff. Just make sure you bring your walking shoes because its a long way up.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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BhutBhut wrote a review 2 Jan
Paris, France50 contributions
It is a really nice light house but the ground is not surrounded by beaches rather forest. It would have been nice if you could climb to the top (closed for Covid). At night the light actually still shines and can be seen from the sea and towns.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Robert W wrote a review Dec 2020
Whispering Pines, North Carolina347 contributions35 helpful votes
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This is the most iconic lighthouse in North Carolina, and perhaps the country. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is beautiful. It is easily accessible from the main road, and you can get some great photos of the lighthouse from different angles around the lighthouse. There is a nice gift shop located on the ground, and the staff is very friendly.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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VS1 wrote a review Nov 2020
Chapel Hill, North Carolina2 contributions
We decided on a pandemic vacation to the shore. Cape Hatteras was even more beautiful at night. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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