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Old Cape Henry Lighthouse

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

583 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23454


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Old Cape Henry Lighthouse - Reviews from across the web

Beautiful Light House with a below aveage experience - user review
This light house was everything my wife and I thought it would be on this gorgeous day. Well taken care of and a nice view form the top. Just be prepared for vehicle inspection a...

loved it - user review
Warning.... steep stair climbing and ladders in involved, closed in area with a very high heat index in summer....other than that a good experience and b...

Will visit every time - user review
My young son talked about it for days, although he was afraid at first to climb the steps. You have to climb several steep stairs to access the lighthouse, and then in the lig...

Cape Henry Old Lighthouse & Lookout Point - user review
The old Cape Henry Lighthouse is nice but what we really like is the Lookout Point. It just across the road from the Old Lighthouse and has plenty of parking. A short walk up a boardwalk takes you to a platform where you can overlook the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. We like to go around 5:00 to 6:0...

Nice - user review
This is an inexpensive thing for a family to do. The view at the top is nice. There is a trail consisting of many steps leading up to the location of...

Married at the top - user review
The view on an overcast day was still amazing. My husband and I were married at the top of the black and white new Cape Henry Lighthouse that you can see from ...

They should have mentioned that! - user review
I went with my husband and 2 sons. Not at any time during my research did I discover that very young children are not allowed to walk up the stairs and cannot be carried. Nor a...

Old Cape Henry Lighthouse - user review
The Old Cape Henry lighthouse, which still stands, is on a military installation (Ft. Story - Coast Guard). It is accessible to the public to enter and climb during certain times of the year (spring, summer, and fall). It is possible that since the events of last September 11, things might have chan...

Old Cape Henry Lighthouse - user review
This is one of the first lighthouses my family and me visited. My kids thought it was very cool that there is both an old and a new lighthouse here. We climbed to the top of Old Ca...

VB Vacation 2007 - user review
Very much enjoyed our trip to the Cape Henry Lighthouse. My 6 yr. old son tells everyone it was the coolest thing we did on vacation! If walking or running the beach doesn...

Old Cape Henry Lighthouse | Museum/Attraction Review | Virginia Beach | Frommers.com - expert review
Built in 1791-92, this picturesque brick structure was the first lighthouse authorized by the U.S. Congress. It marked the southern entrance to Chesapeake Bay until 1881, when a new lighthouse nearby took over. If youre in shape, you can ...

Very historic - Very beautiful! - user review
As always with lighthouses -the view from the top is beautiful!! There are two lighthouses at this location (Fort Story) - the original Cape Henry lighthouse (not operating any...

Amazing - user review
Cape henery on fort story is the most beautiful place in the world to me, it is my perfect get away from the hussel and bussel of lif...

Love it.... - user review
I collect Lighthouse figurines, so anyplace we visit that has a lighthouse is a MUST SEE with me. Very Beautiful!!!! The day we went it wasnt busy at all so we could real...

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