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Twin Lights Historic Site

2 Light House Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732-1812
+1 732-872-1814
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Familiarize Yourself To The Area

See the lay of the land from Long Island to NYC to Long Branch. The views are unmatchable from the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Dom N
Fair Haven, New Jersey
Beautiful lighthouses

Beautiful twin lighthouses with wonderful views (on a clear day you can see NYC). The lighthouses... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Patricia B
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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2 Light House Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732-1812
+1 732-872-1814
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

See the lay of the land from Long Island to NYC to Long Branch. The views are unmatchable from the top of the lighthouse. 10/10 on the WOW scale. The lighthouse museum is interesting and covers the lighthouse history, life-saving station history, ship wreck history...More

Thank Dom N
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful twin lighthouses with wonderful views (on a clear day you can see NYC). The lighthouses themselves are absolutely delightfully made from stone.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We just loved the view and whole experience. I haven't been to the highlands in 20 years and wanted fresh seafood. This is a must see treasure

Thank tbirdhs
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Heading toward Sandy Hook the turnoff for Lighthouse Road isn't marked, so be careful. Lighthouse Road is also a narrow road, too. But well worth the effort getting here - even without binoculars could see the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. North Tower has a tight spiral...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Near Brooklyn, New York this lighthouse represents quite a rich history of the area. If you love Light Houses, this is one of them you would love to visit. Soothing view of surrounding is simply breathtaking. One can see the Bay Area and big city...More

Thank Natureholic
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place has a lot of history and is well maintained. it is free and dog friendly around the grounds. i learned a lot in just a short time here. Glad I made time to stop.

Thank sprice304
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Beautiful view from top of hill. Great examples and information about the sight. Explanation on how lights worked.

Thank Boeschy
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This lighthouse has great views, amazing artisanship, and a nice museum of flags and other memorabilia! A worthwhile stop.

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a great museum with a beautiful view of the Atlantic ocean and the Jersey shore. If you like maritime history you can actually close your eyes and step back in time...I enjoyed reading about a capsized boat in the nearby waters and a...More

1  Thank goodfoodrocks77
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stopped by for a visit, very well maintained and staffed and wonderful views. It can be kinda hard to find but well worth it to see living history.

Thank indy4192
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