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Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

Time to Visit Some Lighthouses

“The road is there, it will always be there. You just have to decide when to take it.” – Chris Humphrey

There many ways to spend a weekend in Florida, one great option is to visit some of the lighthouses Florida has to offer. Two that come to mind are the St. Augustine Lighthouse and the Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse; these two historic structures offer sweeping views of the area that is breathtaking. There is so much history behind each of these great structures to learn about.

St AugustineLighthouse
St AugustineLighthouse

The St. Augustine Lighthouse
The St. Augustine Lighthouse was built between 1871 and 1874 and was first lit October 15, 1874.
There are 219 steps to reach the observation deck. There are also eight landings, one with a bench, where visitors can rest on the way up to the top. Be sure to visit and get all the latest information on this historic structure.


The Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse
The Ponce de Leon Inlet Light is a lighthouse and museum located at Ponce de León Inlet in Central Florida. At 175 feet in height, the lighthouse is the tallest in Florida. There are 203 steps in this majestic structure, so wear some good walking shoes when visiting. Be sure to visit and get all the latest information on this historic structure.

One of the best parts about visiting both of these structures is you can take the scenic route to get to your destination. We have rides to arrive at each of these structures by taking on the path less taken, old Florida backroads and scenic byways. Taking old Florida backroads is always a great way to start a journey to an epic destination. Now if you need more scenic ride destinations you can always checkout the Scenic Rides To Florida Destinations Book with 60 rides at More Florida Destinations Click Here

If you are planning a road trip, and would like some advice, please get in touch. If you’ve been on a road trip of your own, I would also love to hear from you, so please leave a comment below.

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