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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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Great picture spot!

If you make a trip to the Outer Banks, the Lighthouses are a must see. They are all unique in their history. The Bodie Island Lighthouse provided some of the best picture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nmk4gek
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North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you make a trip to the Outer Banks, the Lighthouses are a must see. They are all unique in their history. The Bodie Island Lighthouse provided some of the best picture opportunities because of the nice open area around it! It is very reasonably priced to climb to the top and it is always nice to stop and look... More 

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Boston, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long ride through the seashore to get to but very pretty and isolated. I missed the sign or maybe there wasn't a sign so look hard :( The lighthouse is breathtaking ... on very flat land with the dunes and ocean behind it. You can go up it. Usually there is a wait since they only let a certain... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop here to check out out the lighthouse and stretch our legs. I didn't climb up, but it was a nice view and well kept area. My son really admired the lighthouse, his first ever to see.

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Thank Lynn H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is phenomenal and very picturesque with many different scenes that make great photographs.

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Thank Ted K
West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nat. Park Service narrates the interesting history of the lighthouse. Climb the 219 step for an amazing view from the top!

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Henrico, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouses of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore are iconic symbols of the coast. You have to see them all. They are very well kept, and still operational. They're free to visit, but you will have to pay if you want to climb. I don't recall the Bodie Island light being open to climbing in the past. Great to see... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stretch the legs after being on the road for a bit. Very scenic, historic and interesting.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for pictures and history. You can also climb the stairs to the top of the lighthouse and see the Magnificent View. Lighthouses are beautiful and this one does not disappoint.

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Thank Tara Z
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not $8 for adults and $4 for kids any more. Now $10 and $5. Seems a little steep for a 20 minute walk up and down the lighthouse...especially when it's too windy to go outside on the top. But it's all going to the preservation of this wonderful local landmark.

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Charleroi, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling with my dog is often difficult to find things to do. We were able to pop over in the early morning before it got too crazy and have a walk about the property.

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