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Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse

70 Lighthouse St, Rochester, NY 14612-4710
+1 585-621-6179
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Hard to find. the street signs are not good, But a sweet little stop

We had to drive around quite a bit even with a GPS to find the little street that takes you up to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lmk1126
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Jefferson Twp, PA
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 3 weeks ago
Brothercane
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Youngstown, Ohio
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  • Average8%
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70 Lighthouse St, Rochester, NY 14612-4710
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed October 18, 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
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Reviewed August 23, 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

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Reviewed July 4, 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 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

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

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Reviewed June 20, 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
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Reviewed May 24, 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
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Reviewed April 14, 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
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Reviewed January 1, 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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