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Very nice

I've been to a few lighthouses and this one ranks up there with the rest of them. Definately worth... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Youngstown, Ohio
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse

I recommend taking the tour when it's offered. It's not open until 1pm. I went early in the week... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Mitchell M
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30 Mar 2018
“Very nice”
17 Oct 2017
“Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse”
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had to drive around quite a bit even with a GPS to find the little street that takes you up to it. It is very quaint and overlooks the river and waterside places. It would be more fun on a Spring Day or stop...More

1  Thank lmk1126
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I've been to a few lighthouses and this one ranks up there with the rest of them. Definately worth the stop if you are in Rochester.

Thank Brothercane
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I recommend taking the tour when it's offered. It's not open until 1pm. I went early in the week when it was not open, but went back on the weekend when I had some free time. The tour is only $5, but you get a...More

Thank Mitchell M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The location of this lighthouse seems rather strange, unless the port/marina area has greatly expanded since the lighthouse was first operational. Its current inland location makes you wonder how ti would help ships out on Lake Ontario. We've been there a couple times, but we...More

Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is off the beaten path and a chance to see a bit of history. Does not take a lot of time but is interesting. You can go up into the lighthouse. A lot of steps !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank lybohero
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A short visit yet rewarding. The history and architecture were interesting. Truly a New York State moment.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Very detailed tour. Friendly hosts. Good views. Low cost. Nice grounds. Peaceful. Stairs may be difficult for some young or old.

Thank Lillian D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I really enjoyed my quick visit to this lighthouse. It was painted white, oh well, and I didn't go on a day you could enter the lighthouse, but it was still a nice little spot. A very relaxing and enjoyable setting. Someday I'll have to...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Learn about the lighthouse, who owned it, who ran it and tour it all the way to the top over looking the beautiful lake. Also tour the gardens, and sometimes you can catch a concert outside in the lawn. This is a great place to...More

2  Thank uphampam
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The guide was very good. The light house is a tight fit and not appropriate for large groups. The house contains displays and artifacts. Very nice views from the top.

Thank ArtandGinnyNY
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