All Central NJ Lighthouses in NJ


An Iconic Landmark!

Central NJ has a rich history that can be represented in the landmarks that crowd the area. Visiting the local lighthouse is a great way to engage with the history while taking in some unique and beautiful views by the ocean. Each one is unique in its appearance and in the stories behind it.

Cape May Lighthouse

  609-884-5404 | Cape May County

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The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has always been an attention-getting landmark as well as an aid-to-navigation for mariners. Because it is adjacent to the community of Cape May Point and just two miles from the city of Cape May, it has drawn visitors throughout its... Read More

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

  609-522-4520 | Cape May County

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Historic and picturesque Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, a beacon of safety and assurance to the 19th century mariners, has become a cherished landmark for residents and visitors of this seashore resort community.\n \nThe Lighthouse is situated on the south side of the Hereford Inlet, which leads from the Atlantic... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

  732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

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It would be the last live-in lighthouse built in the United States. In September of 1934, this unique two-story, brick lighthouse with its flashing red light, gave aid to the passengers and crew of a luxury ocean liner who had abandoned ship when fire had engulfed the ship.  Later, during World War II, the lighthouse was used... Read More

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Sandy Hook Lighthouse

  732-708-9010 | Monmouth County

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The tall, white lighthouse at Sandy Hook is the oldest standing light tower in the United States.The tall lighthouse on the low-lying sandy spit was easily seen by mariners, but being the only structure of any height for several miles, it apparently was also susceptible to lightning strikes. In its bicentennial year, Sandy... Read More

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Cape May Lighthouse

 609-884-5404 | Cape May County

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Cape May, New Jersey

The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has always been an attention-getting landmark as well as an aid-to-navigation for mariners. Because it is adjacent to the community of Cape May Point and just two miles from the city of Cape May, it has drawn visitors throughout its... Read More

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

 609-522-4520 | Cape May County

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North Wildwood, New Jersey

Historic and picturesque Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, a beacon of safety and assurance to the 19th century mariners, has become a cherished landmark for residents and visitors of this seashore resort community.\n \nThe Lighthouse is situated on the south side of the Hereford Inlet, which leads from the Atlantic... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

 732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

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Sea Girt, New Jersey

It would be the last live-in lighthouse built in the United States. In September of 1934, this unique two-story, brick lighthouse with its flashing red light, gave aid to the passengers and crew of a luxury ocean liner who had abandoned ship when fire had engulfed the ship.  Later, during World War II, the lighthouse was used... Read More

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Sandy Hook Lighthouse

 732-708-9010 | Monmouth County

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Highlands, New Jersey

The tall, white lighthouse at Sandy Hook is the oldest standing light tower in the United States.The tall lighthouse on the low-lying sandy spit was easily seen by mariners, but being the only structure of any height for several miles, it apparently was also susceptible to lightning strikes. In its bicentennial year, Sandy... Read More

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Interactive Battleship Experience!

If you\'re a history buff, but WWII is more up your alley, you can visit the Battleship NJ for an interactive experience. You\'ll get an informative tour and get to stay overnight so you could know just what it\'s like to spend the night on a battleship. Don\'t miss out on this special tour and experience.

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