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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 15 attractions in Edgartown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Fee: No
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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

added to the view from the Harbor View Hotel. There is a short trail to walk out to the lighthouse and it is apparently open at times for events.

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norwood mass
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Another lighthouse open at this time of year, short walk from road. Volunteer guide very funny and informative. Been a million times but off season so you don't get into these often. Buy the attraction pass and get into other lighthouses on your trip. Not all open every day, ask. East chop was supposed to be open and we went... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This Lighthouse is particularly scenic because of the surrounding area. The hills above are fronted by the old whaling captain's mansions, and Edgartown Harbor, the opposite side faces the Chappaquiddick area. It is an unusually low-positioned Lighthouse, and one that has beautiful walking paths leading to a quaint stone-faced bridge that takes you directly there. I had googled a walking... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great view of the city shore, just like many others along the island. Must see. Go by bike on a sunny day.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went here and it was a beautiful lighthouse. The surrounding view was wonderful and the walk to the lighthouse was nice but not really handicapped accessible. The tour guide was very knowledgable and friendly as well.

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New Castle, PA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Walked to the lighthouse. My four year old enjoyed shell hunting in the sand around the lighthouse. We paid the money to climb up to the top. I liked the view from Aquinnah Lighthouse better, but it was a pretty view of Edgartown.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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117 reviews 117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Walked to the lighthouse from Edgartown since it was one of the highest rated attractions on Tripadvisor. The walk is fairly easy but the lighthouse didn't seem very impressive, especially if you've seen your fair share of lighthouses in the northeast. You can climb up for a fee but it doesn't seem the view will be much different than from... More

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Clover, SC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The lighthouse is an easy walk from downtown along a dirt path off N. Water St (Across from the Harbor View hotel). Great view of the Edgartown waterfront from the top of the lighthouse. There is also a nice stretch of beach alongside the lighthouse for walking or just relaxing.

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Clifton, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a tiny little thing. A couple of notables: the beach walk to the light is bordered with sweet pink roses. There is short term road parking right off the trial. One of the few lighthouses on a beach - not a rocky point. Easy and fun stop.

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Roseville, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

it's a light house with a very steep ocean view, we saw naked people in the beach.We did a quick stop there.

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