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Port Isabel Lighthouse

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Worth the price

Admission is inexpensive and you get a great view of the city. Combine it with the museum for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SportingClays3200
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Very nice, but you should know....

I don't know why we didn't LOOK for it, but there is an exit at the top of the Lighthouse that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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421 E Queen Isabella, Lighthouse Square, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2412
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very clean place to stay. It has all of the basic things you need for a trip to SPI.Good beds friendly service. Will go back next Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Admission is inexpensive and you get a great view of the city. Combine it with the museum for several hours of informative enjoyment.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SportingClays3200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know why we didn't LOOK for it, but there is an exit at the top of the Lighthouse that allows you to go out onto an "observation deck". There was a small door that had a lock on it, but we (and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaumelleTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the light house. The museum where you pay is small and not really a museum as much as a small building that has some facts in it. Although $2 for each kid wanting to climb. The kids did think it was neat. The view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

I recommend visiting the lighthouse not only for the historical value but also for the view you get when you reach the top!! The spiral staircase is beautiful and quite wonderful to walk up and you have to appreciate the craftsmanship when you get to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Piemuttie
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

So dirty, bathroom, door full of prints, staff goofing around behind counter. Will never go in again

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pfcassidy
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We are visiting L.H. and the town, museum 2 blocks away was very accommodating people friendly, good shopping in the area and restaurants.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Nothing special, it's an old lighthouse. Wasn't able to visit last year because it was being "renovated".

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 598briana
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

It is free to enter the area but there is a small fee to go up in the lighthouse. We opted to just walk around and not climb all the stairs to the top. We stopped around lunch. Parking can be a little tricky so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MICHELLE F
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This little lighthouse is an educational and inexpensive thing to do if you're in the area. The small entry fee is definitely worth it for the views from the balcony at the top. They don't allow children under 4 years old to climb the stairs,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jayg500
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