Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors

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Experience what is considered to be one of the most picturesque lighthouses in the United States when you visit Split Rock Lighthouse. Sitting on the edge of a cliff that juts out into the water, this National Historic Landmark offers photo opportunities as well as historical background. Take the tour of the lighthouse, which brings you into the keepers' houses and up to the top, or explore on your own with the help of plentiful signs and posted information. For the best views of the lighthouse, hike down to the rocky beach below using either the stairs or the trail. Put Split Rock Lighthouse on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Two Harbors road trip planning site .
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  • Definitly worth the stop. I would recommend walking to the beach to see the light house from a different view. The walk is not bad.  more »
  • We visited Split Rock on a beautiful late winter day. The sky was blue and the Light House stood high on the rocks. It was an incredible time both checking out the lighthouse itself and also walking t...  more »
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  • A good place to visit if you are around the Duluth area during summer and fall. Has some interesting history associated with it, but the best part of the entire tour is the view from the state park next to it. You can also walk over a few boulders on the shore and get to the post card picture spot.
  • Lighthouse and grounds are very well done. Great museum to understand how the light house worked. Learned a lot! No wonder its the most visited light house of the 1930's and today!

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