Grays Harbor Lighthouse, Westport

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Must see · Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
Get a 360-degree view of the ocean and the surrounding area from Grays Harbor Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in the state. Standing 32.6 m (107 ft) tall, this towering red brick octagonal structure with 1.2 m (4 ft) thick walls was built in 1898. Following the original 135 cast-iron steps, you will reach the lantern room underneath a green metal structure on the top. Admire the artfully wrought landing brackets of this self-supporting staircase cast in San Francisco and get your camera ready for some fabulous panoramas. To visit Grays Harbor Lighthouse and get the most from your holiday in Westport, create itinerary details personal to you using our Westport day trip planning app.
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  • It only costs $5 and a tour guide tells you about the history of the lighthouse. This is the tallest lighthouse in Washington and the 3rd in the USA. It's 135 steps, when you get 2/3 of way up...  more »
  • Across the street from the Lighthouse Bistro (or vice-a-versa). Great opportunity to see the sights and get a bite. Was cold and windy on our day so it wasnt a deep visit, but still a nice monument.  more »
  • This was absolutely amazing!! I have always wanted to visit the inside of a light house and today way my lucky day!! The attendants were very nice and full of information and history! The lighthouse is so interesting with intricate details and the light and story behind it were so interesting and impressive to see in person. That was by far the most interesting stop on our trip!! Well worth the hike up the 135 steps!!
  • I had a BLAST learning all about this lighthouse during the tour. It's only $5 to get in and you also get a discount at the maritime museum with proof of purchase. The guides here are very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was fast, less than an hour, and I got to learn all about the bulb, lense, architecture, and mechanical parts of the house. 10/10 you should go!

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