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“Local Cape May Favorite!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cape May Lighthouse

Cape May Lighthouse
Ranked #3 of 59 things to do in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 1859 Cape May Lighthouse, fully restored. Climb 199 steps to the top for a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay. Open daily. Evening trolley tours. Museum shop.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Local Cape May Favorite!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

Wait was long, but the service and food were exceptional. Waterfront restaurant with a nautical theme, it was nice to see the boats go by while eating.

Visited July 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“What a climb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2012

Great way to spend a morning, the views are spectacular and the little museum was interesting as well. Don't forget to get a ticket for the World War II lookout tower down the road to learn some real interesting history.

Visited August 2012
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Cleveland, Ohio
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125 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Work Out, Nice View and Breeze”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

It was hot day, so we sweat a lot to the top. After some exercise, we got great view and nice breeze on the top. Free Museum by the lighthouse was small, but had some interesting creatures and information. You can not swim, but the beach around the lighthouse was not crowded and beautiful. If you look for quiet beach in Cape May, this is the place!

Visited August 2012
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New Jersey
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“It's okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

If you are scared of heights or feel like you are going to sufferocate, I do not recommend this light house. It is so hot inside and overcrowded. Nothing spectacular, when you get on top.

Visited July 2012
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great spot to watch the sun rise or enjoy birding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

The climb to the top of the lighthouse is a wonderful experience. The nature walks are not to be missed. Always a great spot for birders.

Visited August 2012
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