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I love lighthouses

This one is awesome but unfortunately you cant go inside. Be sure to take a golf cart to tour the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Quick visit, short on parking

Definitely worth the stop to see the lighthouse and snap some pictures; however, there is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The oldest lighthouse still in operation in North Carolina.
Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This one is awesome but unfortunately you cant go inside. Be sure to take a golf cart to tour the island.

Thank LoraineL67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was cute, but parking is up to 4 cars ONLY! U cant go inside, just pictures outside! I will not waste my time again!

Thank Robo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped to see this lighthouse while on Ocracoke Island. Not much to see but it added to my list of Outer Banks lighthouses to see. No attendant on the premises - just a brief walk down a boardwalk & 1 information sign.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to tour the lighthouses of the Outer Banks, I really think you must do them ALL. Ocracoke Lighthouse is beautiful and worth the drive. So glad we did the trip.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the stop to see the lighthouse and snap some pictures; however, there is very little parking....and when I say very little I mean about 3 spaces with 15 minute limited parking. There is no charge to visit the lighthouse, it is not open...More

Thank jotirico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lighthouse is nice to visit and will not take long to see. There is no admission and no option to climb. Parking is limited. It is a short walk and easily accessible to visitors of any ability. This is definitely worth the minimal time...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our rental is very close to the lighthouse so we always go there often. Such a beautiful and well kept place. Love it here!!

Thank Criz66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No island tour is complete with out visiting the island lighthouse. This was our second stop (we ate first) to visit. There was not that many people visiting which was nice for us. The parking was tight but no issues for us. There is a...More

Thank JeffandCarla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away on a side street in Ocracoke is this lovely lighthouse.. Have visited many lighthouses and each have their own story...this one does also.. Worth the effort...

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the lighthouse several times. Sometimes it's open to look inside and sometimes it's not, but it is a must see when on the Island! The grounds are well maintained and the information stations are very interesting.

Thank Moparfamily79
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