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Edgartown Lighthouse

Address: Off N Water St, Edgartown Harbor, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508 627 4411
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Edgartown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Good for ones soul, even when alone or with loved ones of any age. We usually visit this lighthouse several times each year.

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Sibiu, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you are visiting Martha's Vineyard, you should definitely visit the Edgartown Lighthouse. It's just a 15 minute walk from downtown Edgartown. Start your day here, you won't regret it !

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NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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397 reviews 397 reviews
141 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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11 reviews 11 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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46 reviews 46 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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