Cedar Key

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I drove over to Cedar Key on the west coast of Florida to visit and climb the lighthouse on Seahorse Key. The light is only open to the public three times a year, with the first time being this past … Continued

Florida Panhandle lights

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I spent Memorial Day weekend up in the panhandle of Florida where I visited the six lighthouses there. My first light was in Pensacola on the Pensacola Naval Air Station. I first came across this light back in 2003, but … Continued

St. Johns River

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I visited the last lighthouse of my 28-lighthouse, two-week, 5-state trip when I stopped by the St. Johns River light in Mayport,  Florida, just east of Jacksonville. I was just at this light a month earlier where I also went … Continued

Anclote Key

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Today was Florida Lighthouse Day, where a few lighthouses that are not normally open to the public were open for visitors to climb to the top. As was the case with the one I visited on Anclote Key Preserve State … Continued

Ameila Island and St. Johns

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I spent the weekend up north in Jacksonville, Florida where I first visited the Amelia Island lighthouse. It wasn’t open for climbing but I was able to go just inside the door and look up the stairs towards the top. … Continued

Mount Dora

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I spent the weekend in the Orlando area where I first drove  into the historic downtown section of Mount Dora. As I enjoyed a nice walk around the quaint and charming city, I kept noticing a lighthouse on all the … Continued

Alligator Reef and Sombrero Key

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I had made a reservation to take a snorkeling trip out to the Sombrero Key lighthouse just off the coast of Marathon down in the Florida Keys. But windy weather and a mix-up in scheduling prevented the tour from happening, … Continued

Cape Florida

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I spent the whole day on Key Biscayne where a good friend and I went over to Bill Baggs Park and checked out the Cape Florida lighthouse. We got there just before it closed so we were able to climb … Continued

Hillsboro Inlet

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After telling a good friend about the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse tour that I did for the first time last November, he asked me to let him know when the next tour was so he could go check it out. The … Continued

Sanibel Island

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My friend and I spent the day on the west coast of Florida where we visited Sanibel Island. We made our way over to the lighthouse, which I’ve been to before but not in about 6 years. As we hung … Continued

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