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Edgartown Lighthouse

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Address: Off N Water St, Edgartown Harbor, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508 627 4411
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Best Site on MV

We were very unimpressed with MV. That being said, the Edgartown lighthouse was beautiful in a perfect setting. Seeing Chappy in the background was scenic, especially when eating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were very unimpressed with MV. That being said, the Edgartown lighthouse was beautiful in a perfect setting. Seeing Chappy in the background was scenic, especially when eating at the Harbor View Hotel. Walking to the lighthouse and on the nearby beach was a true vacation experience.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This one is particularly easy to walk to from street side parking. It is set in a very natural environment, with sea grasses and a picturesque harbor nearby

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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156 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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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
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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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