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Fort Story Jetty

Virginia Beach, VA
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Rainy Day

My wife and I visited Fort Story today. It is an active military base. They will search your car... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tim D
,
Dittmer, Missouri
via mobile
Nice beach

Walked over to this beach after visiting the light house and other historical markers which were... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
MurWI
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Bay View, WI
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Fort Story today. It is an active military base. They will search your car. Require license, proof of insurance and registration. There is a light house which is the first light house built by the United States. There is a...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Walked over to this beach after visiting the light house and other historical markers which were very interesting. Very secluded beach with seaweed or whatever that was that washed up. Glad we took the walk.

1  Thank MurWI
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Security at this active military fort is top-notch and we appreciated knowing that even though we were delayed we were safe. We were told the lighthouse was closed due to the excessive heat but for a reduced fee of $5 we could go to the...More

Thank blackcat06
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We did a day trip to Fort Story during our Williamsburg vacation. We wanted a descent beach stop, plus I considered staying here in the future. The beach is right next to the Cape Henry Memorial (also worth a stop) and across the street from...More

Thank Buckmarko
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was a pleasant day out to discover a bit of American History and to see the views of Chesapeake Bay. Prepare to go through security for a few minutes because this lighthouse is located on a military facility. Also, be aware that you cannot...More

Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Historic lighthouses are on an active military base at the north end of VA Beach. Security requested driver's license (not passengers), auto registration and proof of insurance. All riders need to get out of vehicle while car is checked. Fee is $8 to climb the...More

Thank Polka-Dot-Umbrella
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Visit the lighthouse but also beach at Fort Story is a very unique place to visit. If you walk from south(parking on 89th st.) to North you will find 1.5 miles of deserted beach and you will transition from the Atlantic to the mouth of...More

3  Thank Larry Z
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We came here to visit the lighthouses on the premises. It was a great time touring the lighthouse and learning some history. Also the view from the overlook of the beach and ocean are amazing

Thank Williamhorn20
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We entered Ft Story Navy/Army base having to exit the vehicle for a check and show our identification. There was a lighthouse that is not accessible but we did tour the Cape Henry Lighthouse (see review) then drove on to the Cape Henry Memorial Cross...More

Thank EHPhxAZ
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Tremendous off the beaten path spot. Perfect to spend time with smaller kids. Beautiful scenery. Definitely a spot to visit on every trip.

Thank Deron T
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