Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ponce Inlet

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Go back in time on a visit to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, where you can experience the day-to-day lives of light station workers in turn-of-the-century Florida. On a tour of the grounds, you can explore the historic buildings and dwellings that the lighthouse keepers lived and worked in. Climb the 203 steps to the top of the lighthouse to revel in the sweeping view of Florida's Atlantic coastline. After touring the premises, enjoy a walk through the lush coastal hammocks that surround the lighthouse grounds. Finish your visit at the gift shop, offering a wide range of nautical-themed souvenirs. A visit to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ponce Inlet trip maker app to plot your vacation.
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  • Being the tallest lighthouse in the SE US (17.5 stories - 200+ steps) with all the original keepers living quarters this was one of those "hidden gems" you love to stumble across. Loads of history in ...  more »
  • The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is photogenic and it's a great platform for scenic photos. You can't beat the view, and in such a place it's wonderful to be able to climb to a high place and get a better f...  more »
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  • Beautiful place, lots of history. It had a quaint little gift shop. We just missed being able to go in because they were closing. We only got as far as the gift shop. The actual lighthouse was closed for a private event. Really have to go back so that we can see everything. I would definitely recommend visiting, but get the early to enjoy it.
  • Such a beautiful piece of history! We were lucky enough that we had just missed a storm so we were some of the only folks there and we were able to still climb. There is so much to take in that we spent 4 hours wondering the lighthouse and museums. The view is so beautiful up top, it is breathtaking. It really is a must see!
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