Kenly, North Carolina: Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse

65 feet tall replica lighthouse, a "symbol of hospitality for truckers and travelers alike."
923 Johnston Pkwy., Kenly, NC
I-95 Exit 106 to Johnston Parkway.
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Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse

Right off 95...easy and worth it if you were going to stop for gas or a quick bite. Lighthouse just a facade...can't "go in," and smaller than we all expected. Truck inside the rest stop is a fun touch, but you can't climb in it or on rocks around it, so my kids were disappointed.

[CJ, 07/14/2014]

Kenly 95 lighthouse.

Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse

One of the coolest truck stops I've been to. So many things in one store!

[Amanda Godwin, 06/22/2014]

Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse.

Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse

This is the best truck stop ever! They have so many souvenirs and a cool truck to look at.

[Sarah & Tom, 06/18/2012]

Truck Stop Lighthouse.

Kenly 95 Truck Stop Lighthouse

We sure seem to like our lighthouses here in NC, so much so that we sometimes build fake ones inland. There's a relatively new replica lighthouse at the Kenly 95 Truck Stop, and this one's fairly impressive at 65 feet tall. Why a lighthouse at a truck stop? Well, their website says, "Just as the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has become a symbol of North Carolina, Kenly 95 strives to be a symbol of hospitality for truckers and travelers alike."

[Dean Jeffrey, 06/02/2010]

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