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Brant Point Lighthouse

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Address: Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508 228 2500
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Description: Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in...
Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service more than 250 years.
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My favorite spot on Nantucket!

Walking distance to town. Beautiful. And tons of shells if you're into shelling! The lighthouse isn't open but it's a great place for photo ops.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Walking distance to town. Beautiful. And tons of shells if you're into shelling! The lighthouse isn't open but it's a great place for photo ops.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This site welcomes the return of locals and travelers alike. It is a great place to watch all the boats traveling in and out of the harbor and if you are lucky you might just catch a wedding taking place!

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Classic nantucket lighthouse! Beautiful views of town from here! Each lighthouse of the island is very different ..so I recommend you check them all out.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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159 reviews 159 reviews
24 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great location and easy to reach from downtown. The lighthouse is well maintained and allows you great views of the boat traffic in and out of the harbor. Certainly worth the visit.

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Hyde Park, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We enjoyed our walk from town down to the Brant point lighthouse. The caretakers had just finished put a huge red bow on the lighthouse for the Christmas holidays. Very charming little lighthouse. We wished we could have gone inside.

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Warwick, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I were married here at sunset, and it was perfect! We were fortunate to have perfect weather, and a beautiful sunset!

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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136 reviews 136 reviews
48 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

small but picturesque light house on a white sandy beach with a great view of the harbor. lots of pretty shells on the beach and beautiful beach grass

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Winchendon, Massachusetts, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
24 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The lighthouse is a short drive from the center of Nantucket. You could walk to it, as well. Parking is definitely a problem, as the streets that are nearby all have NO PARKING signs. But, once you get to where the lighthouse is located, you walk down one of several sandy paths to get to the lighthouse. It's not huge.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a small lighthouse put the first to see what you sale in Nantucket Harbor. It is a wonderful place to walk out to, sit on the beach and look at the harbor, watch the boats and watch the people. Great photo ops.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Brant point is well known and is the 1st light house you see when you arrive by Ferry. I have seen many pictures of it but seeing it in person is amazing.

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