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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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+1 252-441-5711
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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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Charming & quiet in off season \ Nag's Head Redeemed

Our visits to some other attractions near Nag's Head have been marred by tour buses full of disrespectful students on field trips or parents who think it's cute to let their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our visits to some other attractions near Nag's Head have been marred by tour buses full of disrespectful students on field trips or parents who think it's cute to let their little darlings climb all over national monuments or bronze sculptures at Kitty Hawk whilst snapping selfies. Needless to say I was refreshing to visit this place early in the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Lighthouse just recently reopened for climbing so if you haven't stopped to see it in the last three years, you should make plans to do so. It is not as tall as the Hatteras Lighthouse but it is definitely a fun climb. You can not get a good picture unless you leave the road and drive into the park.

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Butner, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Camp Hatteras is between Bodie Island and the Hatteras Lighthouses! Beautiful sites to visit and explore!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful Lighthouse. It is very windy in the area so I would bring a wind breaker just in case you need it. There is a wonderful wooden deck to walk out on with beautiful views.

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Leamington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the lighthouse grounds, Boardwalk and views here. There was no entry free. It's a great place to visit, picnic etc...

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth the drive out to this attraction for a short visit. We went before the lighthouse was open for the season (couldn't go in and walk up to the top), so it would probably be better if we had been able to do that. Even so, we enjoyed the quiet, simple surroundings of the lighthouse and the short boardwalk... More 

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Newman Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I actually have a tattoo I drew up from a photo of the Bodie island lighthouse. It was so beautiful and a great stop on my lighthouse tour drive I decided to go on! Enjoy!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was closed due to the time of year, but it looked very beautiful and the area is well kept. We knew due to the time of year that it would be closed so we'll have to come back. Very nice gift shop too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was off season so we didn't get to climb the light house. The boardwalks are a plus, giving a nice way of watching wildlife. And the gift shop has a nice variety of lighthouse memorabilia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in thinking it would be a good day to do it. It was cold but at least the sun was shining. We took the wooden walkway out to the marsh. The only negative was the lady in the gift shop. When I asked about how long the roadway would be closed down by Frisco, she didn't know and... More 

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