Walk inside the white picket fence and step back in time. Maintained and operated by the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association, this beautiful facility represents one of the best preserved and most authentic historic light stations in the nation today. Visitors will agree that the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers a treasure-trove of sights, sounds, and experiences for young and old alike. Visited by over 170,000 people each year, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998. The lighthouse is close to Orlando attractions, historic St. Augustine, and the Kennedy Space Center.
The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the second tallest masonry lighthouse in the country. Visitors can climb 203 steps to the top of the 175-foot tower and enjoy magnificent views of the world's most famous beach, Ponce Inlet, and surrounding inland waterways from the lighthouse gallery deck. The Ponce de Leon Inlet lighthouse is open to the public year round, Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.