Lighthouse

A lighthouse has historically been a beacon of hope for mariners trying to exit or enter a harbour.  In ancient times people would light huge fires on raised platforms at the entrance to the ports.  Lighthouses later became tall tower like buildings with a lantern room mounted on the top.  Because the early designs required oil or fire to create light it was necessary for the tower to have accommodation for a lighthouse keeper to live in while he tended to the lamp.

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  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse Norwalk
    Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Sheffield Island Lighthouse in Norwalk, Connecticut, was established as an active lighthouse in 1868 till it was retired in 1902, and today, as a listed lighthouse, is a museum and nature preserve that is beautifully maintained by willing volunteers. Lighting and accessibility on the island has been drastically improved for the benefit of visitors, and the tower light installed in the lighthouse is not used as a navigation aid, but as a welcoming beacon and reminder of the important part that this lighthouse has played in guiding boats and ships in the past. There are several walking trails around Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and after an interesting visit to our lighthouse museum, visitors can enjoy relaxing picnic lunches on the island.

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  • Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival Burnett Heads
    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival

    The Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival is an annual event offering lots of fun for everyone with a kid's zone and lots of activities, and a variety of fascinating stalls. Come celebrate the lifestyle and their culture with them, with the town’s lighthouses forming a historical centre piece, and the festival highlights the nautical history, has a wealth of local musical talents, showcases the works of exceptional artists and photographers in the region, and so much more. The Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival also has a boating, fishing and outdoors expo with plenty of exhibitions, and there are food and drink stalls, a licensed bar, rides and slides, helicopter rides, camel rides and a mini train and something for everyone, check their website for dates of this years event.

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  • Lighthouse Hotel Motel Burnett Heads
    Lighthouse Hotel Motel

    Welcome to the Lighthouse Hotel Motel in Burnett Heads, Queensland, Australia where the country meets the coast and the perfect location close to the Southern Great Barrier Reef with marine life and reef fishing almost at the back door. The Hotel offers hearty meals in the restaurant from a fine selection of steaks to succulent seafood direct from the sea provided by the local trawlers and cooked just right, enjoy prawns and oysters, spanner crab, battered reef fish and more with a drink. There's a bar too and an air conditioned pokies lounge for a flutter as well as a bottleshop with large selection of wines, beers and spirits. The Lighthouse Hotel Motel also offers air conditioned cozy rooms en-suite with HDTV's, queen beds and a you can make a BBQ breakfast in the morning if you supply the bacon and eggs, they supply the rest, come enjoy all that they have to offer.

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  • Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park Burnett Heads
    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park

    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park in Burnett Heads, Queensland, Australia offers 3.5 stars and an oceanfront location near the boat harbour with clean amenities and a friendly park team. They have grass parklands and shady trees with powered and unpowered sites, a relaxed friendly atmosphere, a camp kitchen and BBQ, laundry and tennis courts. Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park offer a wonderful location near the boat harbour, and have a boat ramp, it's a fishing paradise, plus your pets are welcome, so come kick back and enjoy a relaxing holiday in perfect surrounds where the ocean meets the Burnett River.

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  • Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club Toms River
    Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club

    Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club in Toms River, New Jersey, has an ideal central location with easy ocean access and provides the perfect place for lounging on your boat, or enjoying a picnic on the docks. Our excellent facilities include 38 jet ski docks, marine repair, winter dry dock storage, boat slip rentals and our experienced personnel are available all year round. After a day of fun on your jet ski, you can relax in our Olympic size swimming pool before heading off to the private poolside bar to enjoy a welcome drink and live entertainment. Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club also has a games room and many weekend activities for adults and children.

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Arts & Entertainment

  • Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival Burnett Heads
    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival

    The Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival is an annual event offering lots of fun for everyone with a kid's zone and lots of activities, and a variety of fascinating stalls. Come celebrate the lifestyle and their culture with them, with the town’s lighthouses forming a historical centre piece, and the festival highlights the nautical history, has a wealth of local musical talents, showcases the works of exceptional artists and photographers in the region, and so much more. The Burnett Heads Lighthouse Festival also has a boating, fishing and outdoors expo with plenty of exhibitions, and there are food and drink stalls, a licensed bar, rides and slides, helicopter rides, camel rides and a mini train and something for everyone, check their website for dates of this years event.

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  • The Lighthouse Cafe Hermosa Beach
    The Lighthouse Cafe

    The Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach, California, serves a great menu, starting with hearty breakfast options and great light fare later served up with a variety of bottled, draft and craft and beers and more, plus happy hour is great. It's the food, the drinks and the ambiance that makes The Lighthouse Cafe the perfect place to visit, but what makes it a great place to visit is the live entertainment on offer, there's something fantastic happening every night, whether you are into rock and soul, heavenly jazz, reggae or whatever your choice of music, there's truly something for everyone. This location is also the perfect venue for celebrations and special events, so come book your party for the time of your life.

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  • Lighthouse Events and Catering Key Biscayne
    Lighthouse Events and Catering

    Lighthouse Events and Catering are an extension of the stunning flagship restaurant the Lighthouse Cafe located in Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, Florida, and is the perfect setting and sublime venue for celebrations of all kinds. Lighthouse Events and Catering planners work with you through every phase of your event, culminating in a celebration of magnificence that will never be forgotten. Presenting a customized select menu suited to your personal tastes, and the perfect drinks and beverages, plus staffing and assisting with seating and decorations, your celebration will be thoroughly enjoyed by you and your guests in this perfect setting.

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  • Queensview Steakhouse Private Events Long Beach
    Queensview Steakhouse Private Events

    Visit Queensview Steakhouse Private Events in Long Beach for live music, business events, family celebrations, anniversaries, engagements

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  • Lighthouse Restaurant Parties Jackson
    Lighthouse Restaurant Parties

    The Lighthouse Restaurant Parties in Jackson, New Jersey is available for fabulous afternoon celebrations right around the corner from the beach, there's even dancing space available. Choose your own custom menu or catering menu, they specialise in delectable seafood items, but there are beef, pork, chicken and pastas dishes available as well, and divine salads. This venue is perfect for private parties, large groups and festive occasions of your choice, and is available for dinner parties too. There are soup choices, entree choices, and mains with optional upgrades, plus there is a Lighthouse Buffet Style Menu. Limited menu parties are also available for groups of 10 or more, and The Lighthouse is a BYOB restaurant - come party at the Lighthouse.

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Sports & Leisure

  • Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club Toms River
    Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club

    Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club in Toms River, New Jersey, has an ideal central location with easy ocean access and provides the perfect place for lounging on your boat, or enjoying a picnic on the docks. Our excellent facilities include 38 jet ski docks, marine repair, winter dry dock storage, boat slip rentals and our experienced personnel are available all year round. After a day of fun on your jet ski, you can relax in our Olympic size swimming pool before heading off to the private poolside bar to enjoy a welcome drink and live entertainment. Lighthouse Point Marina and Yacht Club also has a games room and many weekend activities for adults and children.

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  • Caseville Harbor Light Condominiums and Boat Slips Caseville
    Caseville Harbor Light Condominiums and Boat Slips

    Caseville Harbor Light Condominiums and Boat Slips located in downtown Caseville, Michigan on the beautiful Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron, offers a wonderful condiminium development linked to a lighthouse. Enjoy staying in exquisite Victorian style architecture right on the waterfront, with your own boat dock, pool and lift, condominium living doesn't get any better than this. With Caseville Harbor Light Condominiums and Boat Slips indulge your passion for fishing, boating, golf, swimming in summer with warm sandy beaches, and snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in winter, it's all here including breathtaking views from your porch.

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  • Explorer Charters Caseville
    Explorer Charters

    Contact Explorer Charters when on vacation in Caseville, Michigan, and enjoy the boat charter tour of a lifetime with Captain Thomas who has been cruising the waters of the thumb of Michigan all his life. Explorer Charters will take you on breathtaking sunset tours, sightseeing boat tours, walleye fishing, lighthouse tours and more. They also offer diving fun and scuba adventure at various dive sites and shipwrecks, this diving trip is reserved for a minimum of four divers and Captain Tom is certified for Nitrox and Trimix gas blending, and air, nitrox and trimix fills are available with prior notification. So whether it's a boat charter or diving trip or both you're after, Explorer Charters await you, let the adventures begin.

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  • Rock Hall Fishing Charters Rock Hall
    Rock Hall Fishing Charters

    Rock Hall Fishing Charters have not only gone fishing on their state of the art boat, they also offer specialty cruises to just about anywhere, as well as spread a loved one's ashes at sea, show you the area lighthouses, and take you on crab cruises to enjoy Maryland's steamed crabs. Rock Hall Fishing Charters offer a wonderful boat that can accommodate up to 28 anglers, and is fully equipped for all your fishing needs, with clean, spacious cabin and enclosed head. They also offer Canada goose hunting, and enjoy a memorable and successful hunt with them, it's all here.

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  • Schaefer's Restaurant and Canal Bar Chesapeake City
    Schaefer's Restaurant and Canal Bar

    Schaefer's Restaurant and Canal Bar in Chesapeake City, Maryland offers a marina equipped for mega yachts and overnight guests as well as local transit boaters, ample dock space, deckhands and even a marine store for supplies. The seafood restaurant offers breathtaking views overlooking the C&D Canal from the dining room and outside verandah and exquisite seafood dishes are available from the chefs who present a tantalising mouth watering menu. Schaefer's Restaurant and Canal Bar also offer a lighthouse bar on the patio, it's place where friends meet and make memories.

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Health & Beauty

  • Superior Touch Spa Services Big Bay
    Superior Touch Spa Services

    Superior Touch Spa Services at the Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Big Bay, Michigan offers relaxation massages, herbal body scrubs and wraps, dead sea mud packs for the face, foot scrubs, ear candling and more. The massage hut sits just below this gorgeous lighthouse accommodation with private screened front walls, and the scents and sounds of the lakes and woods to lull you. Spa packages include Superior Spa Packages, relaxation for two with dinner at the Thunder Bay Inn and a Romance Package. Superior Touch Spa Services offers therapeutic massages, warm stone massages, relaxation massages and a couples massage which is a relaxation aroma therapy massage for two in the secluded woods next to the lake.

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  • Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast Big Bay
    Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast

    Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast in Big Bay, Michigan offers stunning views from it's location atop a cliff over Lake Superior. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this lighthouse accommodation offers secluded peace and quiet in a remote setting with fireplace, seven guest rooms and private bathrooms, a common living room, and library, as well as a sauna. Climb the steps to the lighthouse tower and survey the incredible views, the woods and trails, the lawns, rugged coastline and even the aurora borealis, it's simply stunning. This lighthouse accommodation is exceptional with a warm fireplace, and early risers can enjoy wildlife feeding in the meadow.

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  • The Spa at Avila Lighthouse Suites Avila Beach
    The Spa at Avila Lighthouse Suites

    The Spa at Avila Lighthouse Suites, located at the hotel in Avila Beach, offers relaxing natural therapies including massage, facials, reflexology and couples massage treatments. You can enjoy your spa therapy in the comfort of your guest room or you can retreat to our serene spa setting for the ultimate pampering.

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  • Avila Lighthouse Suites Avila Beach
    Avila Lighthouse Suites

    Avila Beach's new oceanfront retreat, the all-suite luxury hotel, Avila Lighthouse Suites, situated on the beach front steps away from the sand and surf of the Pacific Ocean offer beautiful ocean views from private balconies or patios. A outdoor heated pool and spa as well as a family play deck offers a choice of romantic retreats, family getaways, or successful business trips.

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Restaurants; Food & Drink

  • Lighthouse Hotel Motel Burnett Heads
    Lighthouse Hotel Motel

    Welcome to the Lighthouse Hotel Motel in Burnett Heads, Queensland, Australia where the country meets the coast and the perfect location close to the Southern Great Barrier Reef with marine life and reef fishing almost at the back door. The Hotel offers hearty meals in the restaurant from a fine selection of steaks to succulent seafood direct from the sea provided by the local trawlers and cooked just right, enjoy prawns and oysters, spanner crab, battered reef fish and more with a drink. There's a bar too and an air conditioned pokies lounge for a flutter as well as a bottleshop with large selection of wines, beers and spirits. The Lighthouse Hotel Motel also offers air conditioned cozy rooms en-suite with HDTV's, queen beds and a you can make a BBQ breakfast in the morning if you supply the bacon and eggs, they supply the rest, come enjoy all that they have to offer.

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  • The Lighthouse Cleveland
    The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse is a cafe, bar, restaurant and fish and chips take-away in Cleveland, Queensland, Australia with an ideal location boasting stunning views over Moreton Bay from the end of Cleveland Point. This a la carte seafood restaurant offers waterside dining at it's beautiful best in a nautical inspired interior, and with an award winning seafood menu, indoor and outdoor seating and open design, every guest is ensured of spectacular ocean views over the bay and surrounding islands. The Lighthouse is also the ideal setting and perfect backdrop for weddings and functions, engagements, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate events, reunions and more, and is a place where celebrations are remembered from the fresh seafood in open cabinet display to the tropical island ambience, you will be swept away by the venue, the views, the food and all that they have to offer, they make for a great function, from the decorations to the menu, the entertainment and venue hire, it's all here.

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  • The Lighthouse Inn Crescent City
    The Lighthouse Inn

    The Lighthouse Inn in Crescent City, California, is a privately owned and run inn with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and an interesting harbor location. Our well appointed inn is ideal for business and leisure visitors, and our excellent amenities include graciously decorated rooms with microwave, refrigerator, hair dryers, coffee machines. We also cater for guests with limited physical abilities. The Lighthouse Inn has a conference room that can accommodate up to 75 persons, and is equipped with audio equipment and surround sound speakers. Enjoy a delicious and complimentary continental breakfast before heading off for a fun day exploring the interesting sights and trails.

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  • Manzanita Lighthouse Pub and Grub Nehalem
    Manzanita Lighthouse Pub and Grub

    Manzanita Lighthouse Pub and Grub also known as ML Pub and Grub is a restaurant in Nehalem, Oregon offers a spacious and fun dining atmosphere with outside patio, happy hour, karaoke, danciing, live bands, a full bar, friendly attentive staff and so much more. ML Pub and Grub Restaurant is has five big screen TV's with all your favourite sports and two pool tables, and they serve ice cold beers on tap with a variety to choose from. It's a great place for private parties and special occasions and the menu offers great pizza, burgers, salads and more. The Manzanita Lighthouse Pub and Grub welcomes all to come and enjoy good times with them, it's all happening here.

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  • Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge Rogers City
    Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge

    The Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge in Rogers City, Michigan is a family restaurant with excellent American cuisine including the best burgers, sandwiches, dinner specialties, and more. Delicious and affordable dishes are offered here and they have takeout available as well as a lunch and dinner buffet, their homemade pan pizza is a popular must try menu item. The Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge also offers great customer service and a wonderful place to eat, it's an excellent dining experience that will satisfy all your needs.

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Education & Jobs

  • De Uijlenes Farm Accommodation Gansbaai
    De Uijlenes Farm Accommodation

    De Uijlenes Farm Accommodation, outside Gansbaai, provides accommodation to groups and individuals, ideal for church or school groups and workshops. De Uijlenes is still a working farm with a variety of farm animals, providing a peaceful rural atmosphere and two houses accommodating up to 80 guests.

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Home & Family

  • Admiralty Head Lighthouse Coupeville
    Admiralty Head Lighthouse

    Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Coupeville, Washington, was originally built in 1861, and although the light was extinguised in 1922, the lighthouse still welcomes visitors, weddings, tour parties, exhibits and many events. Owned by Washington State Parks Commission, Admiralty Head Lighthouse depicts a perfect example of northwest maritime history in a beautiful and unique setting. The lighthouse is a perfect venue for intimate weddings of 15 guests which can be held in the lighthouse dining and sitting rooms. The aim of Admiralty Head Lighthouse, assisted by dedicated volunteers, is to manage the lighthouse historical artifact collection, research and document its history and assist with restorations.

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  • Heceta Head Lighthouse Yachats
    Heceta Head Lighthouse

    Heceta Head Lighthouse in Yachats, Oregon, was built in 1894, and with its shining light, is open to the public who are amazed at the spectacular view. This working lighthouse rises 205 feet above the ocean, and lovingly casts its beams of light about 21 miles out to sea. The lighthouse has daily tours and the observation area is open all year round. Experience a lightkeeper's life at Heceta Head Lighthouse where romantic travelers can enjoy unique bed breakfast facilities with cozy down duvets, antique furnishings and a handcrafted wooden staircase leading you to your comfortable room. Heceta Head Lighthouse with its spectacular views is also a popular romantic wedding venue.

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  • Kids Quarters Half Moon Bay
    Kids Quarters

    Kids Quarters in Half Moon Bay, Auckland offers delightful rooms with imagination in a variety of themes including nautical collections and village collections. Make your child's room an adventure playground of imagination with the solid pine structures and quality fittings. Children love the unique designs of classic speedboat beds and lighthouse corner units, nautical bedside tables and dressers, for boys and dolls house style headboards and letterbox bedside tables, house dressers and shop bookcases for girls.

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  • Waters Edge Lighthouse Weddings Glenville
    Waters Edge Lighthouse Weddings

    The Waters Edge Lighthouse Weddings are held on The Terrace of this incredible venue in Glenville, New York, and with glorious Mohawk River views as the stunning backdrop, this is a venue unsurpassed. Here your expectations will be exceeded with the venues stunning banquet facilities, attention to detail and commitment to quality, and that's their promise to you. Menus can be tailored to your culinary preferences and tastes, and there are also a variety to choose from including the premiere wedding dinner, the elegant wedding dinner and more. The Terrace Ballroom overlooking the Mohawk River is sparkling and new, and will delight guests, the capacity here is from 75 to 225 guests, and the Lighthouse Restaurant can accommodate from 12 to 60 guests, your choice.

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  • Braddock Point Lighthouse Weddings and Events Hilton
    Braddock Point Lighthouse Weddings and Events

    Braddock Point Lighthouse Weddings and Events in Hilton on Lake Ontario near Rochester, New York are a guaranteed fabulous affair in this historical lighthouse accommodation with period, Victorian antiques. Enjoy an intimate experience at the steps of the Historical Braddock Point lighthouse, with stunning vistas of Lake Ontario, it's an amazing setting, and a fabulous location. Wedding professionals will design a signature event personalised to your needs and wedding party. Enjoy a custom designed wedding cake and a champagne toast with this stunning lighthouse as the backdrop, and the bed and breakfast is on hand with period, Victorian antique furnished rooms in unique lighthouse accommodation.

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Business Services & Finance

  • Water's Edge Marina Glenville
    Water's Edge Marina

    The Water's Edge Marina located adjacent The Waters Edge Lighthouse in Glenville, New York invites you to tie up your boat and head over to the fabulous restaurant for a stunning culinary experience of casual dining unsurpassed. Sit on the outside patio and delight in the views of the Mohawk River, or go inside for exceptional cuisine, all boaters and their families and friends are extended a huge welcome. The Water's Edge marina also offers dock rental, winterizing and storage, marine sales and service, a ship store and has a private boat launch. So if you want to stay awhile, enjoy the lodging inn at the Waters Edge Lighthouse accommodation.

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  • Lightkeepers Inn Motel Aireys Inlet
    Lightkeepers Inn Motel

    Lightkeepers Inn Motel in Aireys Inlet is set in gardens with 20 rooms, small conference room and solar heated pool with BBQ area. Lightkeepers Inn Motel is on the Great Ocean Road, walking distance to restaurants, cafes, beaches, cliff top walks and the landmark Split Point Lighthouse in Airey Inlet.

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  • Lighthouse Huron
    Lighthouse

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Travel & Tourism

  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse Norwalk
    Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Sheffield Island Lighthouse in Norwalk, Connecticut, was established as an active lighthouse in 1868 till it was retired in 1902, and today, as a listed lighthouse, is a museum and nature preserve that is beautifully maintained by willing volunteers. Lighting and accessibility on the island has been drastically improved for the benefit of visitors, and the tower light installed in the lighthouse is not used as a navigation aid, but as a welcoming beacon and reminder of the important part that this lighthouse has played in guiding boats and ships in the past. There are several walking trails around Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and after an interesting visit to our lighthouse museum, visitors can enjoy relaxing picnic lunches on the island.

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  • Discover Dunfermline Tours Dunfermline
    Discover Dunfermline Tours

    Discover Dunfermline Tours in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, will take you exploring the rich history of the old capital city, and your tour guide, a native local born here will take you on an amazing journey in time over 900 years of history. Enjoy a morning jaunt around key sites, or an afternoon filled with wonders and treasures, and services include collection and dropoff from your hotel, tour times that blend with your schedule, tours for couples, groups and coach loads and so much more. Your guide has an unrivalled local knowledge of Dunfermline and the area, and there are choices of hour long, three hour long or full day tours including visits to Dumferline Abbey and it's precincts, the site of King Malcom's Tower, the Royal Mile, museums, the lighthouse, Edinburgh castle and so much more, book today and prepare to be amazed. Discover Dunfermline Tours also offers specialised tours including cooking lessons from a top Scottish Chef, fascinating strolls around Dunfermlines streets, and a walk in the steps of St. Margaret, your journey awaits.

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  • Marine Discovery Tours Newport
    Marine Discovery Tours

    Marine Discovery Tours of Newport, Oregon are the official cruise company of the Oregon Coast Aquarium and offer tours from Gray whales to Mysterious lighthouses and everything in-between. These narrated tours and bay cruises with naturalist guides aboard their boat the Discovery with inside and outside seating, state of the art audio visual aids, big screen TV, satellite locator maps and so much more, are an unforgettable experience. Group tours are available and they have a wheelchair access ramp, offer tour operator discounts and customized tours, come for a true Oregon adventure and see whales and sea lions, porpoises and harbor seals as well as many sea birds. Marine Discovery Tours also welcome school groups, and offer accommodation, come enjoy.

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  • Miss Grace Charters Deale
    Miss Grace Charters

    Miss Grace Charters based in Deale, Maryland, offers Chesapeake fishing charters and cruising charters from Deale MD and Kent Island locations. Fishing options include trolling, jigging, live baiting, bottom fishing and night fishing, and bountiful fish here include rockfish or stripers, bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, black drum, trout, flounder, croakers, spot and white perch. Miss Grace Charters is also available for bachelor parties, lighthouse tours, sunset and dinner cruises, corporate and birthday parties and burial at sea ceremonies, book today.

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  • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Chincoteague
    Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Chincoteague Island, Virginia is a spectacular place for wildlife and a vacation destination home to a fascinating Chincoteague pony herd, other mammals, reptiles and amphibians, plants, endangered species and other critters. Visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse with Assateague Lighthouse Tours, or take a Refuge Wildlife bus tour and learn about the rich cultural history and the mission of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. It's great for a beach wedding ceremony, and there is also a visitor center, guided programs, beach activities, trails, birding and so much more to do here, come see.

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Attractions

  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse Norwalk
    Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Sheffield Island Lighthouse in Norwalk, Connecticut, was established as an active lighthouse in 1868 till it was retired in 1902, and today, as a listed lighthouse, is a museum and nature preserve that is beautifully maintained by willing volunteers. Lighting and accessibility on the island has been drastically improved for the benefit of visitors, and the tower light installed in the lighthouse is not used as a navigation aid, but as a welcoming beacon and reminder of the important part that this lighthouse has played in guiding boats and ships in the past. There are several walking trails around Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and after an interesting visit to our lighthouse museum, visitors can enjoy relaxing picnic lunches on the island.

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  • Lorain Lighthouse Foundation Lorain
    Lorain Lighthouse Foundation

    The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation in Lorain, Ohio restores and takes care of the lighthouse, and with a history going back all the way to 1937 when the first light was a simple lantern hanging on a pole at the water's edge, this is a fascinating place to visit. Later the beam was powered by kerosene, and the light was rebuilt at least twice more over time and on until the beacon building was installed in 1898 with the first lighthouse keeper, eventually the kerosene light was replaced by an oil vapor light, after much more history the lighthouse is now maintained as a historic landmark. Visitors here can enjoy lighthouse tours, and the museum and gift shop offers a wonderful insight and items for sale of the Jewel of the Port, as the lighthouse is known.

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  • Kincardine Lighthouse Kincardine
    Kincardine Lighthouse

    The Kincardine Lighthouse in Kincardine, Ontario was originally built during the 1800's to service a busy fishing and local salt shipping industry. Sitting on top of a two-storey keeper's house, this historical site over three levels has a well worn staircase which was climbed twice daily by the lightkeepers. Back in the day kerosene was used to fuel the lamp, and these barrels were hoisted up the stairs by the lightkeepers, who ensured lighting passage to the safe harbour and port for shipping and major industries. The Kincardine Lighthouse tower is capped by an iron lantern and balcony and originally shutters rotated by weighted chains made the light flash, renovated in 1992, the lamp became electrically powered, and today boasts a 500-watt bulb which is visible from 30 kilometres, there is also a fascinating marine museum to visit here.

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  • The Michigan City Historical Society Michigan City
    The Michigan City Historical Society

    The Michigan City Historical Society in Michigan City, Indiana, invites you to visit the Old Lighthouse Museum that offers interesting and informative self-guided tours, audio tours and docent-led tours. The Michigan City Historical Society, a non-profit organization, leased the Old Lighthouse Museum in 1965 to restore and establish a museum, and in 1973 a replica of the original lantern tower was installed on the roof of the building. Furnishings in the museum were donated by interested citizens, and the museum is staffed and maintained by dedicated volunteer docents. Our gift shop has an interesting seletions of souvenirs, books, postcards, clothing as well as figurines.

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  • The Grand Traverse Lighthouse Northport Bay
    The Grand Traverse Lighthouse

    The Grand Traverse Lighthouse is located on the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula in Northport, Michigan and the light has been guiding ships and sailors since 1852. Here they have a museum with exhibits and the history of the Grand Traverse Light, and guided tours are available for school and adult groups. Grand Traverse Lighthouse is available for special events and provides a unique and beautiful venue for weddings, receptions, celebrations and more. The Lighthouse Gift Shop stocks everything from camping supplies to souvenirs, gifts, clothing, books, children's games and tours and they supply snacks and water, come for a fascinating visit.

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Science & Nature

  • Leelanau State Park Northport Bay
    Leelanau State Park

    Leelanau State Park in Northport, Michigan is located on the tip of the little finger on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula complete with Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, a rustic campground, and two mini cabins. Come enjoy 1,300 beautiful acres, hiking and skiing trails, a picnic area and stunning shoreline with Petoskey stones. Leelanau State Park has a playground and beach, there are cross country skiing and hunting opportunities available as well as swimming and more, come enjoy a wonderful day or stay in breathtaking surrounds.

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  • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Chincoteague
    Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Chincoteague Island, Virginia is a spectacular place for wildlife and a vacation destination home to a fascinating Chincoteague pony herd, other mammals, reptiles and amphibians, plants, endangered species and other critters. Visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse with Assateague Lighthouse Tours, or take a Refuge Wildlife bus tour and learn about the rich cultural history and the mission of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. It's great for a beach wedding ceremony, and there is also a visitor center, guided programs, beach activities, trails, birding and so much more to do here, come see.

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  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Key Biscayne
    Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

    Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on Key Biscayne, and is home to a historic lighthouse built in 1825. The one mile sandy Atlantic beachfront is rated one of the top 10 beaches in America and visitors come kayaking, swimming, sunbathing and to have a picnic on a glorious day. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park also offers excellent shoreline fishing opportunities and there are guided tours of the lighthouse and lighthouse keeper's cottage. Visitors can enjoy wonderful meals at one of the two restaurants, even authentic Cuban cuisine, and bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas are available for rent, plus overnight camping is allowed.

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  • Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House Paternoster
    Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House

    Welcome to Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House, nestled amongst the dunes of the Atlantic seashore in Paternoster with five individually decorated bedrooms and direct access to the beach.

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  • Paternoster Manor Paternoster
    Paternoster Manor

    Paternoster Manor invites you to spend the night in the Fishing Village of Paternoster where the Guest House/ bed and breakfast accommodation includes a stunning Honeymoon suite and Wedding on the Beach arrangement service.

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Shopping & Auctions

  • Admiralty Head Lighthouse Coupeville
    Admiralty Head Lighthouse

    Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Coupeville, Washington, was originally built in 1861, and although the light was extinguised in 1922, the lighthouse still welcomes visitors, weddings, tour parties, exhibits and many events. Owned by Washington State Parks Commission, Admiralty Head Lighthouse depicts a perfect example of northwest maritime history in a beautiful and unique setting. The lighthouse is a perfect venue for intimate weddings of 15 guests which can be held in the lighthouse dining and sitting rooms. The aim of Admiralty Head Lighthouse, assisted by dedicated volunteers, is to manage the lighthouse historical artifact collection, research and document its history and assist with restorations.

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  • Lighthouse Marine Inc. Gig Harbor
    Lighthouse Marine Inc.

    Lighthouse Marine Inc. offers pleasure boating in Gig Harbor, Washington and their goal is getting you out on the water, and they have the most friendly, honest boat engine repair team in the area, with 5 marine technicians and 2 customer service technicians. Lighthouse Marine Inc. offer engine boat sales with Evinrude, Mercury and Yamaha and more brands available, and they do boat engine repair, preventative maintenance to keep your boat in good condition. Using the latest diagnostic technology, this independently owned and operated marine concern stand out from the rest by honoring manufacturer's warranties, and are your experts in boating now and in the future, simply put, Lighthouse Marine Inc. are here to help you, visit today.

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  • Kids Quarters Half Moon Bay
    Kids Quarters

    Kids Quarters in Half Moon Bay, Auckland offers delightful rooms with imagination in a variety of themes including nautical collections and village collections. Make your child's room an adventure playground of imagination with the solid pine structures and quality fittings. Children love the unique designs of classic speedboat beds and lighthouse corner units, nautical bedside tables and dressers, for boys and dolls house style headboards and letterbox bedside tables, house dressers and shop bookcases for girls.

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  • International SeaLand Enterprises Los Angeles
    International SeaLand Enterprises

    International SeaLand Enterprises based in Los Angeles, California offers a magical wonderland of gifts, nautical collections, and here you will find the world's most unique ocean gifts. Come buy a piece of the Pacific for only $25, it's the ideal maritime sea gift that is both unique and delightful, choose from 1 Acre deed kits or the Mile Isle Pacific Ocean deed kit and own your own piece of the Pacific. International SeaLand Enterprises offers exciting maritime gift ideas from all over the world, and the on-line store is a must see.

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  • Braddock Point Lighthouse Store Hilton
    Braddock Point Lighthouse Store

    The Braddock Point Lighthouse Store on Lake Ontario near Rochester, New York offers on-line shopping while staying at this gorgeous, historic bed and breakfast. While enjoying magical and romantic lighthouse accommodation come check out the store and buy your own memories, a bit of history or a gift certificate for a loved one. The Braddock Point Lighthouse Store offers luscious Braddock Point bathrobes, limited edition Braddock Point lighthouse aprons and coffee mugs, T-shirts, note cards, how about a uniquely different Harbour Lights Limited Edition statue lighthouse. There are also original windows up for sale from the keeprs houses, with a personalized painting from a local artist on the window pane, these panes are also limited editions, and come with a copy of the architects drawings.

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Accommodation

  • Lighthouse Hotel Motel Burnett Heads
    Lighthouse Hotel Motel

    Welcome to the Lighthouse Hotel Motel in Burnett Heads, Queensland, Australia where the country meets the coast and the perfect location close to the Southern Great Barrier Reef with marine life and reef fishing almost at the back door. The Hotel offers hearty meals in the restaurant from a fine selection of steaks to succulent seafood direct from the sea provided by the local trawlers and cooked just right, enjoy prawns and oysters, spanner crab, battered reef fish and more with a drink. There's a bar too and an air conditioned pokies lounge for a flutter as well as a bottleshop with large selection of wines, beers and spirits. The Lighthouse Hotel Motel also offers air conditioned cozy rooms en-suite with HDTV's, queen beds and a you can make a BBQ breakfast in the morning if you supply the bacon and eggs, they supply the rest, come enjoy all that they have to offer.

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  • Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park Burnett Heads
    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park

    Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park in Burnett Heads, Queensland, Australia offers 3.5 stars and an oceanfront location near the boat harbour with clean amenities and a friendly park team. They have grass parklands and shady trees with powered and unpowered sites, a relaxed friendly atmosphere, a camp kitchen and BBQ, laundry and tennis courts. Burnett Heads Lighthouse Holiday Park offer a wonderful location near the boat harbour, and have a boat ramp, it's a fishing paradise, plus your pets are welcome, so come kick back and enjoy a relaxing holiday in perfect surrounds where the ocean meets the Burnett River.

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  • Inn at the Harbour Kincardine
    Inn at the Harbour

    Inn at the Harbour is a lovely boutique hotel in Kincardine, Ontario and premier destination for exploring all that Lake Huron and the waterfront have to offer. Ideally located just a few steps from the beach, guests have accommodation choices of suites, cottage suites and apartments, newly renovated and clean fully furnished rooms with lakeview veranda, as well as WIFI, large screen HDTV's, full kitchens and more. Inn at the Harbour also offers 11 newly completed rooms with all the comforts, and with their welcoming service will ensure a wonderful stay close to downtown with spectacular views of Lake Huron, the Kincardine waterfront and Kincardine lighthouse, come enjoy making memories in delightful surrounds, the look forward to having you.

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  • The Lighthouse Caravan Park Exmouth
    The Lighthouse Caravan Park

    The Lighthouse Caravan Park in Exmouth, Western Austria, offers an eclectic choice of accommodation in a unique location at the foot of a lighthouse, surrounded by a beautiful bushland setting, and with the Ningaloo Reef right on your doorstep. Our accommodation ranges from campsites, chalets, bungalows, cabins and powered or unpowered caravan sites. The Lookout chalets at Lighthouse Caravan Park are fully equipped for comfortable stays and the timber deck affords panoramic views of the bay with excellent opportunities of viewing huge humpback whales, and many other sightings. The pool areas, shop and receptions are a few steps away from the chalets.

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  • Leelanau State Park Northport Bay
    Leelanau State Park

    Leelanau State Park in Northport, Michigan is located on the tip of the little finger on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula complete with Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, a rustic campground, and two mini cabins. Come enjoy 1,300 beautiful acres, hiking and skiing trails, a picnic area and stunning shoreline with Petoskey stones. Leelanau State Park has a playground and beach, there are cross country skiing and hunting opportunities available as well as swimming and more, come enjoy a wonderful day or stay in breathtaking surrounds.

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Golf

  • Lyngenfjord Guest House Cape St. Francis
    Lyngenfjord Guest House

    Lyngenfjord Guest House offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the sea side village of Cape St. Francis Bay offering 6 en suite bedrooms with stunning views for whale and dolphin watching. Nearby Game Reserves, Seal Point lighthouse, Hiking trails and Golf courses are but a few activities offered here.

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  • Door County Lighthouse Inn Egg Harbor
    Door County Lighthouse Inn

    Door County Lighthouse Inn BandB filled with lighthouse décor located in Egg Harbor offer various accommodation for family and tourist couples - Cana Island Lighthouse and Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Rooms, Sherwood Point Lighthouse Room, Baileys Harbor Range Light Room, Potawatomi Lighthouse Room caters for couples and Awesome Sunset Condo and Pinecrest Log Cabin for family stays. Numerous water sports and outdoor activities, state parks and golf courses in the area for guests to enjoy.

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  • Walker View Self Catering Apartments Gansbaai
    Walker View Self Catering Apartments

    Walkerview Self Catering Apartments, De Kelders, Gansbaai, offer a choice of 3 self contained 2 bedroomed apartments for your ideal family holiday. Ideal location for whale watching or an excursion to the shark cage diving in Kleinbaai.

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  • On the Rocks Bed and Breakfast Gansbaai
    On the Rocks Bed and Breakfast

    On The Rocks Bed and Breakfast, three star rated guest house, is situated on the beach front of De Kelders, just before Gansbaai. Excellently placed for Whale-Watching ? from your patio, bed or even while you shower! Rooms are equipped with all amenities for your comfort and not forgetting your own private balcony overlooking Walker Bay. Accommodates up to 6 people in family unit as well.

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  • Whale Cove 104A Self Catering Apartments Gansbaai
    Whale Cove 104A Self Catering Apartments

    Whale Cove 104A Self Catering Apartments is a four-star rated, three bedroom, two bathroom luxury apartment in De Kelders, Gansbaai. Fully equipped unit with sea views and whale watching from the apartment!

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