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Nauset Light

Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Eastham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Traveler Description: The present Nauset Lighthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is made of cast iron with a brick lining and stands 48... more »
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London, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I love lighthouses, and this is a great one. Right at Nauset Beach, with great views (obviously). Worth a visit.

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in NJ
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165 reviews 165 reviews
69 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We got there on a gorgeous Saturday & discovered everyone else had the same idea, parking was 15.00. As we weren't hitting the beach we decided to take our pics from the car. There really is no place to just park & walk up to see the lighthouse so we settled for snap & go..

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Fergus, Ontario
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This lighthouse is easily accessible so you can get some up close photos. It is close to the beach as well. The lighthouses along the coast really are charming, and all have their unique charm. This one reminded me of one that is on Nantucket Island- but that one wasn't as accessible, so that is definitely a plus for this... More

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Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Stopped here while visiting Cape Cod. Very nice beach, with a little trail to the light house. Whole area is very picturesque. Seals will bob up out of the water near shore from time to time creating some nice picture opportunities. There is also a trail from Nauset Light to the 3 Sisters Lighthouses nearby (maybe a quarter mile away).... More

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Mts of western NC
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158 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

No walking needed if you don't feel like it. This lighthouse is easy to find off US Rte 6 and adjacent to Nauset Light Beach with ample parking and nice photo opportunities. If you walk to the front of the parking area you can take a great picture without the electrical lines. A local saw us and told us that... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Definitely not a beach for swimming, but it is the most beautiful beach I've seen around here. Its a deep beach and you can see seals bobbing in and out of the water. The views are amazing and it is eerily quiet. A must see!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It is another lighthouse to check off my list. Easy to find with ample parking near by. Unfortunately, limited visiting hours, especially during off season. We arrived on a Monday after Labor Day. Would have been nice to climb the tower. Still, kept up and looks sharp. Resembles the little red lighthouse in New York City. Still worth the trip.

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Plympton,Ma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been to this lighthouse many times. You can walk around it.Get good pictures. It's next to the beach which has a parking area but busy in the summer time. A short walk down the street will take you to the "Three Sisters Lighthouses" it's a little park area and has picnic tables. Theses are lighthouses that were used... More

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new jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I feel so peaceful when I see a light house up close or from afar. Just something about them that is beautiful and exciting at the same time.

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DeWitt, New York
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284 reviews 284 reviews
137 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

On our trip we visited several Cape Cod lighthouses and this was one of my favorites. It's the iconic lighthouse that appears on the packages of potato chips. We were lucky to arrive when there was a very helpful volunteer on hand to tell us about the light and its history. We climbed to the top for a pretty nice... More

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