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Bodie Island Lighthouse

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Address: 8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
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An interesting and still important lighthouse that can be visited but not...

An interesting and still important lighthouse that can be visited but not climbed. (NOTE: The lighthouse is currently under construction, and is expected to re-open in summer 2013, with the ability to be climbed for the first time)

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Nice walk and view of the light house

This is a nice park, you only need a couple hours to see everything. No fee, nice way to spend the day.

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Sonja T

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26 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a nice park, you only need a couple hours to see everything. No fee, nice way to spend the day.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited this beautiful lighthouse on a hot summer day, so unfortunately for us the office had closed climbing up view due to excessive humidity. However, it is worth even to go near it and stand and watch this grand stature which looks very pretty with its surroundings. The visitor center is very small. There is a wooden pathway around... More 

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Afton, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Again, plan in advance if you want to climb the lighthouse. Offers great panoramic views of the Atlantic, Oregon Inlet, the marina and Coast Guard station, the sound and Nags Head and beyond. A great photo opportunity.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited Brodie Lighthouse on our way from Outerbanks to Charleston. Beautiful lighthouse easily accessible by car and a few walkways around it to allow you to take in the scenery.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

As we were staying in Nags Head Area Of Outranks, we ventured to visit this Light House one day afternoon. This is a beautiful lift house, which is easy to Climb. But we could not as we were late and they allow limited persons. We could walk around in the Boardwalk and enjoy the Scenery and take nice photos of... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stayed in the Kills Devil area of the Outer Banks and found this lighthouse to be about a 15 minute drive away. It is definitely worth visiting. My husband did the paid tour ($8), going all the way to the top of the lighthouse. He got some fantastic photos of the lighthouse and surrounding area! Put this on your... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We arrived too late to be able to climb the lighthouse due to the heat. The grounds were still lovely and we enjoyed walking out on the pier.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

One of our favorite lighthouse, now open to public for climbing $6 or $8. Walkway out to tidal pool, crabbing area. Beautiful views.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We visited and wanted to climb the lighthouse but the tickets were sold out and we would have had to wait almost 2 hours. Better to plan ahead and set up your day to be sure you can climb. Small fee to climb but worth it to preserve the history.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Recent renovations have kept this lighthouse in excellent condition. The grounds and both building are also very nice with some interesting history. This is well worth a stop on any trip along the outer banks. There is a fee to climb the tower.

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