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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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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,675 reviews 1,675 reviews
880 attraction reviews
839 helpful votes 839 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

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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Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
87 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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75 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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Blue Earth
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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great to see the lighthouse that I've always seen in photos. The history and it's value for seafaring people was interesting.

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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

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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171 reviews 171 reviews
72 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

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
283 helpful votes 283 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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