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Sanibel Island Lighthouse, Sanibel Island

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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3.6/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
The historical Sanibel Island Lighthouse was finally erected in 1884 after several decades of pressure from locals. It marked the entrance to San Carlos Bay for ships visiting the once-busy port of Punta Rassa. Today, the lighthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places and a popular end destination for beach strolls. Though you cannot enter inside the lighthouse or keeper's house, the grounds are a pleasant place to explore and take photos. Put Sanibel Island Lighthouse into our Sanibel Island trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • There is not much to see here. Most of the times the tower is closed and there are nice trails and a beach but not the best of it 
  • When traveling with children, it is always good to have a destination. The Sanibel Island Lighthouse was this destination and it was fun exploring the end of Sanibel Island on bike. The lighthouse hol...  read more »
  • We love that beach. Been there very often and every time we've seen Dolphins. It's amazing! We recommend this place to everyone who comes to SW Florida! 
  • Beautiful place to visit. The beach is great and has its own feel to experience. Just have to be a little careful in the water, the undercurrent can be very strung since its where the intercoast and coastal waters meet
  • Beautiful view, especially during sunrise and sunset. Ft. Myers Boat Tours go in close proximity to the lighthouse, and the beach is wonderful as well
  • Not much to see at the lighthouse. The buildings are all closed off, and you can just look at it. Worth stopping at if you come to the beach and want to walk around. There are bathrooms nearby.
  • Nice place to watch the Dolphins, cool lighthouse too.
  • Beautiful place for souvenir pictures. But not that impressive ;)
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