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Nauset Light

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Address: Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642
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Description: Famous Cape Cod landmark.
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This one was hard to get to as the parking lot to the beach was full. My husband dropped us girls off and we ran up to the lighthouse and took pictures. The girls learned it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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Rising Sun, Maryland
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Rising Sun, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This one was hard to get to as the parking lot to the beach was full. My husband dropped us girls off and we ran up to the lighthouse and took pictures. The girls learned it is the lighthouse on the potato chip bag. We then hopped back in the car. A short ways down the road, we pulled over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

There are so many lighthouses in New England to go see. This one is a must! Nice area to drive by the light and take pics and pull off to go to the beach.

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Oxford, Connecticut, United States
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It's a lighthouse. We missed the tour of the inside by a few weeks (too late in the season). Still fun to see and walk around. (Also a short walk to the Three Sisters.)

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Tucson, AZ
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114 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The lighthouse is not large but in a nice setting and pretty. I didn't try to go inside, spent more time at the beach area near it. There is a walking path by it and it is nice looking. You can see it from the road to Nauset beach or park in the beach parking lot and walk around it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The lighthouse is in a beautiful area and is well worth the drive even if you don't go inside - we didn't due to lack of time. Be sure to see the Three Sisters lights nearby.

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York, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The lighthouse is small but very interesting. Donations were asked for at the lighthouse to go inside and up the stairs, but it wasn't necessary. We donated $10 and got a free video of the history and saving the lighthouse. Well worth the trip, video and experience. While there, don't forget to use the path to see The Three Sisters... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This charming light house is very well preserved. And it's located in a very nice area, just across the cute Cable Station House (French Cable Hut, built in 1891 by the French Cable Company) and Nauset beach. All them deserve a quick look.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is beautiful to look at but I don't believe you can go inside. Easy access and close to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The lighthouse and adjacent beach are located a short distance from Hwy 6 and have ample parking available. While not open, the parking lot did have a booth at the entrance, so assume they charge during the summer, but in October it is free. Lighthouse is a short walk from the parking lot and is accessible to walk around, but... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just visited this past weekend. What an awesome Light House. Loved it. It was a little foggy but so pretty. Well worth the visit

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