Ponce de Leon

Ponce de Leon Lighthouse 4931 S Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127

Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, Florida

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998. It is located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach.

Visitors can climb 203 steps to the top of the 175 foot tower and enjoy magnificent views of the famous Ponce Inlet beach and surrounding inland waterways from the lighthouse gallery deck.

The lighthouse keepers' dwellings and other historic light station buildingshouse the lighthouse museum - with exhibits on the United States Lighthouse Service and its airways division, Daytona Beach and Florida history, lighthouse and Fresnel lens restoration, lighthouse keepers and their families, and the United States Life-Saving Service. The Ayres Davies Lens Exhibit Building also houses one of the finest collections of restored Fresnel lenses in the world, including the rotating first order Fresnel lens from the Cape Canaveral lighthouse and the restored original Ponce Inlet lighthouse first order Fresnel lens.

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