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Nauset Light

Address: Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Eastham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Owner description: Famous Cape Cod landmark.
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Owner description: Famous Cape Cod landmark.

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Goshen, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is a very pretty light to visit, but it seems to be on someone's property. The parking is by Nauset beach and there is no gift shop. The family who lives in the house by it seems to be very friendly about letting people photograph the light, which is nice. Don't forget to drive by the Three Sisters right... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Big waves, Great facilities. This would nto be a good beach for little kids though. Surf is too lively.

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Milford, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The beach at Nauset Light was very nice. We went there daily to watch the harbor seals offshore looking back at us as if they were watching us. It cost $15 to park there, but if you are a senior citizen you can purchase a Senior park pass...$10 and good for life..check it out.

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Nauset Light's interior was painted last year and the painters will finish the outside next week when the weather improves. Cape Cod Potato Chips is supporting the paint job.The light never looked prettier. The Sunday tours are from 4:30 to 7:30 pm now so that there is no fee to park. In July and August there will be Wednesday tours... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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258 reviews 258 reviews
79 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We visited a week ago and the lighthouse was being painted, but at the old paint scrubbed off stage and therefore not worth photographing. Very disappointing, although guessing that it will be a temporary phase and improving soon. The Three Sisters, just up the road, are definitely worth a visit.

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California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

This was a nice quick stop on the way to see the rest of the cape -- the famous lighthouse on the Cape Cod Chips bag. Very short walk from the parking lot to where the light house has been moved to. You can use your cell phone to hear an informative narration about the attraction. Also park here &... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Certainly worth the stop. We visited in the off season so there were barely any people around. It was quiet and picturesque. If you have ever seen the Cape Cod potato chips this is the lighthouse from the picture on the bag. There is a trail you can take (through some woods then along a street then through woods again)... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The Nauset Light is in Eastham and was built as three towers in 1838. They were replaced by the Three Sisters that were made of wood. no longer functioning and moved aside but beautiful to look at. The current Nauset light succeeded them and has been in place since 1923

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I love the view here. The waves crashing with the light house and a few sand dunes in your vista. It is gorgeous anytime of year. You are standing high above the ocean looking down, a must for picture lovers. Take a short drive up the street along the water so you are facing the light house a few hundread... More 

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West Yarmouth, MA
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We always hit the lighthouses at the end of the day so the kids can run around and it isn't too hot to enjoy the view. Plus the light at sunset makes for the best every vacation portraits.

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