Point Arena Lighthouse

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that I’m obsessed with lighthouses. There is something so eerie, mystical and ruggedly beautiful about them. The Point Arena Lighthouse in Northern California is no exception.

DSC_6259This lighthouse is located on the stunning rocky coast of Mendocino County. Come take a tour with me…I hope you’re not afraid of heights.


DSC_6305Let’s start climbing the 145 steps, up 115 feet.

Enjoy the view along the way…

We made it to the top. I love this gorgeous copper ceiling.

DSC_6336Your reward, a bird’s eye view of the incredible landscape.

DSC_6332If you’re ever in the area, be sure to stop by to take a look at the museum and learn about the history of this interesting area and lighthouse. There are rental accommodations located on site as well.


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  1. WOW, Susan! What gorgeous photographs!! The stairwell fascinates me! 🙂

  2. Gorgeous Susan! I love lighthouses too! Your pictures are so wonderful. I can almost hear the waves crashing on the rocks down below and feel the wind whipping through my hair. No lens/light inside? Love the spiral staircase.

  3. I’m from BRAZIL and after watching the movie need for speed have a dream to get to know this beautiful place.


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