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Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, Hampton

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Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Strategically situated at the mouths of three rivers, Old Point Comfort Lighthouse marks the entrance to historic Hampton Roads. Most of the work on the lighthouse was finished in 1803. The tower's spiral staircase was built with stacked hand-cut stone. Today's visitors can enjoy a stroll around the lighthouse or a picnic near its base. Note that this is a landmark that that is owned and maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Plan to visit Old Point Comfort Lighthouse during your Hampton vacation using our convenient Hampton online trip itinerary maker.
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  • The lighthouse is definitely a must-see if you're visiting Fort Monroe. To the best of my knowledge you can't get into the lighthouse to tour, it's a beautiful and historic old structure that is...  more »
  • We were on our way to Grandview Reserve, but decided to stop by the lighthouse. It is small! Got our pictures and walked around the fort. It was cold and nothing was open, but it was still nice.  more »
  • Great scenic lighthouse. It is not open to go inside to the public, but viewable from outside. Right by the shore, very relaxing for a day out.
  • Beautiful lighthouse by a couple beaches and old batteries. What more could you ask for?

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