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Edgartown Lighthouse

Off N Water St, Edgartown Harbor, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 4411
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Edgartown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Fee: No
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Fee: No

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NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Take the 5-10 minute walk from the Harbor View grounds to this gorgeous landmark. It's worth the trek. Great bird-watching all around, as well as stunning scenery.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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134 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You can see the lighthouse from Water Street, but you need to take the stroll down the path to the lighthouse. If you want to go up in it, it will cost you $5.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The walk there is the best part! It's beautiful, very scenic. The lighthouse looks beautiful in the distance. You get there and a woman is behind a rope asking for $5 for the preservation society in order to climb the stairs. It ruins the moment. Thought - perhaps getting peoples money while they are walking there would feel better to... More 

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The lighthouse is near the ocean and we enjoyed walking past the lighthouse and taking in the beauty of the ocean. A must see and a great photo opportunity. : )

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beemainia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Took a morning walk out to the lighthouse, the street lighting was still on and it was a great walk, this is an easy walk, and is such a great start to the day...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I am a lighthouse buff and so I go to all them when in the area of one. Sits out on the beach in front of the Harbor View Hotel across the water from Chappy. Owned by a non-profit foundation so they asked for a $5 donation to up to the top. Not a tall lighthouse but worth the $5... More 

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Ayer, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A walk out from the center of Edgartown down to the lighthouse is one of my favorite things to do on the Vineyard. If you can get there for sunrise you will be in for a treat. Have Sunday brunch at The Harborview and enjoy a short walk to the Lighthouse afterwards.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Perfect Location for a nice family getaway. First time in the area and I felt very relax. I will be back.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Being opposite our hotel not very far to walk, very peaceful surroundings and beautiful views. Good for a few camera shots.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A lighthouse is a lighthouse to me but the walk around it and along the beach was pretty. Good views of Nantucket . The old whalers houses are fun to look at. worth a look

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