The 191 steps were a breeze. The view from the top was spectacular. The base staff were very friendly. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
About Cape Henry Lighthouse
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What is more romantic than a lighthouse ? Even more if you keep in mind that it is the oldest lighhouse in the States and from the top you can enjoy the wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean !
Stumbled onto the lighthouse almost by accident. Do not be concerned about going onto the military facility. Everyone was very professional and polite. So much history and beauty to enjoy. Climbed all the way to the top and the view was spectacular in a rainstorm....More
Fun place to stop and if you are willing, they will let you climb up to the top of the old lighthouse. Make sure you have all of your paperwork. They will search every car that enters. It usually takes 10-15 minutes to get through...More
8.00 per person to climb the lighthouse, but so worth it! Great views. Like how the old and new lighthouse can be captured in one picture.
I visited the Cape Henry Lighthouse and was surprised by the enormous amount of history. The gift shop has all sorts of items relating to the Lighthouse and the historical markers and placards are easy to read and follow. I am glad to see that...More
Visited on my last day in Virginia Beach. Glad I did. Really cool spot and the views from the top of the lighthouse are worth the climb! Be advised this is a naval base. Be prepared with vehicle registration and insurance documents as well as...More
Fascinating historical location. We went there to take photos. The top of the lighthouse provides excellent views. There was an employee by the entrance to answer any questions that we might have. Lots of informational markers or signs. Very educational.
We really enjoyed this historical sight today. The Navy base service members were so nice. You do need your ID, your insurance info, your registration and my husband had his retired military ID. We were both required to show ID. My husband’s drivers license was...More