Visited the Cape Florida Lighthouse over the Memorial Day weekend. Amazing views and well worth the climb!

Exploring Florida History

Karen Yvonne Hamilton, May 26, 2019

After climbing the 105 steps of the Jupiter Lighthouse and coming away with very sore legs, I was a bit nervous about tackling the 112 steps of the Cape Florida Lighthouse on Key Biscayne in Dade County, Florida. Not to worry though, it was a piece of cake. I think I might be checking out more lighthouses around the state soon.

The deck of the watchroom, about 2-feet wide, was consiberaly smaller than Jupiter’s however. Only eight people allowed on deck at a time, which was fine with me considering it was difficult to squeeze past someone standing on the deck.

The climb was worth it to see the views from the top. The skyline of Miami was a site to see to the north, and to the south just magnificant stretches of sea and sand.

Here’s a bit of history:

It was built…

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