Florida Lighthouses

" It is such a potent image, practical because lives depend on it, and at the same time, utterly romantic,
this lonely building at the cusp of land and sea, sending out light into the darkness."
~Jeanette Winterson

I had my first view of a lighthouse when Ron and I went to St Augustine for our 5th anniversary.  We caught a glimpse of the lighthouse over the tops of the trees just as dusk was falling.  It was an awesome sight.  The next day we returned to climb the 219 steps to the top of the tower and I was hooked.

In 2005, Ron and I decided to try to visit all the Florida lighthouses.  Our trips have taken us to some of the most beautiful places in Florida – the Big Bend and the “Forgotten Coast”, the Dry Tortugas, Gasparilla Island, Pompano Beach, the Canaveral National Seashore.  And we still have more to see.

Click on the map below to see photos of the lighthouses we have visited


Florida Lighthouses We Still Need to Visit

Other U.S. Lighthouses

Biloxi Lighthouse (Biloxi, Mississippi)
Bodie Island Lighthouse (Nags Head, North Carolina)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (Buxton, North Carolina)
Currituck Beach Lighthouse (Corolla, North Carolina)
Diamond Head Lighthouse (Waikiki, Hawaii)
Lahaina Lighthouse (Lahaina, Hawaii)
New Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Old Point Comfort Lighthouse (Hampton, Virginia)

Caribbean Lighthouses

California Lighthouse (Noordwestpunt, Aruba)
Celarain Lighthouse (Cozumel, Mexico)
El Morro Lighthouse (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Great Stirrup Cay Lighthouse (Berry Islands, Bahamas)
Isla Mujeres Lighthouse (Isla Mujeres, Mexico)
Nassau Harbor Lighthouse (Nassau, Bahamas)
Negril Point Lighthouse (Negril, Jamaica)
Pierdro la Carbonera Lighthouse (Isla Mujeres, Mexico)
Puerto Morelos Lighthouse (Puerto Morelos, Mexico)
Punta Cancun Lighthouse (Cancun, Mexico)


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