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Make sure you have all your legal and car insurance information...

Well worth the stop. Make sure you have all your legal documents and expect them to search your... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
JCW3-V
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Luray, Virginia
Great views!

When you go to Ft Story, be prepared for a car search, but so worth it! Time allotment was 3 hrs... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
laredo11
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Well worth the stop. Make sure you have all your legal documents and expect them to search your car. They are very serous about security, so expect a 10-15 minute delay. The beaches are lovely and there is usually nobody on the beach. Great place...More

Thank JCW3-V
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

When you go to Ft Story, be prepared for a car search, but so worth it! Time allotment was 3 hrs, more than enough to see the lighthouses, and historical attractions

Thank laredo11
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Be sure to have your current paperwork and picture ID. This is an active base with lots of activity. The lighthouses are easily reached and while we would have loved to travel up the 192 steps (bad knees).. asked to go closer but they wanted...More

Thank Tooternj
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Remember you are entering Fort Story an active military base so there is a security check point. Have your drivers license, registration and insurance ready. Your car will be searched. After that this is a great spot for photos. 2 lighthouses, historical plaques, a great...More

Thank Robin S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great beaches, quiet and not crowded. Nice campground with an all around family atmosphere that you'll love.

Thank keithf965
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, great place and the views were breathtaking. The little shop was quite nice. The gentlemen running the shop were so nice. Views were just amazing. The beach was great and not crowded at all. Very thankful for our Naval men/women and what they do...More

Thank Clete Y
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We meandered here for quite awhile. It was beautiful and serene. We observed dolphins playing. Love love love this place/

Thank Vestfamily
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

An ID is required to visit. All visitors must go through a military security checkpoint. A military ID is required for the beach and most other points. This is a great place to visit. We come every year and highly recommend it.

Thank Anita G
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Fort Story is an active Military base. Having the correct ID is a necessity. To get on the base you have to have go thru a military check point. The history of the lighthouses and the battle at Cape Henry is very interesting. We walked...More

1  Thank Denise P
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Fort Story today. It is an active military base. They will search your car. Require license, proof of insurance and registration. There is a light house which is the first light house built by the United States. There is a...More

Thank Tim D
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I don't recall a no pets sign.
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