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Port Isabel Lighthouse

421 E Queen Isabella, Lighthouse Square, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2412
+1 956-943-7602
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I did not think I would be able to climb to the top, but we made it. It was a lot of fun and you... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2015
BuddiesMom28
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Dallas, Texas
Port Isabel Lighthouse

A great spot to stop on the way home from South Padre! We stopped for a brief visit after dinner... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Paige_Michelle
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You can see the entire South Padre Island from atop this historic lighthouse, first lit in 1853. A replica of the lighthouse keeper's cottage is on the grounds.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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421 E Queen Isabella, Lighthouse Square, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2412
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

I did not think I would be able to climb to the top, but we made it. It was a lot of fun and you could not beat the view. The stairs are very small and steep, so it is not for the faint of...More

Thank BuddiesMom28
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A great spot to stop on the way home from South Padre! We stopped for a brief visit after dinner and took some beautiful photos and enjoyed the small park.

Thank Paige_Michelle
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Looked forward to visiting our first lighthouse during our visit to South Padre. Wasn't much to it just stairs to the top and a great view. Spent $5 for the family to go to the top and it was extremely hot. The balcony was being...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Was pretty disappointed when we arrived cause it was closed for no stated reason until 12 and we weren't able to hang around to go up inside. Very simple grounds but can't say anything else about it. The lighthouse itself is beautiful and is a...More

Thank Sully9821
Reviewed 4 June 2015

An interesting way to spend a little time. Nice views. Better on a cooler day. This area is nice - we sat and ate in the park (benches).

Thank Bobbi A
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Great piece of history. Unique that you can step your way to the top of the tight spiral staircase. Great view at the top.

Thank Corky L
Reviewed 26 May 2015

A true landmark in South Texas. The climb up is not too hard, but it is difficult to pass others who are going in a different direction. I don't think they allow more than 2 parties at once inside. If you have a group of...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 11 May 2015

This light house is worth the short, but steep interior climb for great views of Port Isabel and South Padre Island. It's very small so only a few visitors can go up at a time. Children have to be a certain height to climb a...More

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I was so eager to visit this lighthouse because it is advertised as the only lighthouse in Texas that visitors could climb. When I arrived at 10:30 A.M. today, however, I found it locked with no posted notice of why it was closed. In fact,...More

Thank Kathy398
Reviewed 22 April 2015

On out 1st day here we went to see the lighthouse. It is lovely. It does look like the weather has taken a toll on the tower. It is free to see. and has a great grassy area around the tower you could picknic at...More

Thank Natalie L
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