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Featured Lighthouses/Seaports

Absecon Lighthouse

Take a tour of one of the oldest lighthouses in the country! Built in 1857, Absecon Lighthouse is the country's third tallest lighthouse at 171 ft., and is open for climbing. Spend the night at Absecon and experience life as a lighthouse keeper! 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Atlantic County. Tel: 609-449-1360. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum

120 West Main St., Tuckerton, NJ 08087. 609-296-8868. A working maritime village located along the Tuckerton Creek. Fee.