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Address: Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: 508-888-9784
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This historic Cape Cod lighthouse has been in operation since 1816.

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Small Light House

Don't plan on walking there but enjoy it from a distance as it is not readily accessible. If you are a fan of lighthouses it should not be missed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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Lecanto, Florida
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Alexandria, VA
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878 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Race Point is the light out on the tip on Cape Cod, providing a beacon of light to mariners moving across the major currentmoving in and out of Boston. Even with the advent of advanced technology to provide exact locations, a lighthouse is still a visible reminder of the importance of light to all mariners across the centuries. Race Point... More 

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Lake Santeetlah, North Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lighthouses all have charm, and while this one is nice, it's not readily accessible so it's difficult to experience. Nauset and Highland Light would be better choices. Race Point Beach, however, is awesome and a great place to spend half a day.

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Bergenfield, New Jersey
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

my husband and i decided to elope here at this location... do your homework and make sure you get a permit otherwise- you won't be able to get here. we were in constant communication with the dune truck that escorted us in 2 miles away from inland. we had a beautiful private wedding (2 other people including minister) and will... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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189 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Don't plan on walking there but enjoy it from a distance as it is not readily accessible. If you are a fan of lighthouses it should not be missed.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As this neck of Cape Cod is jutting out in to the seaway into Boston, it needs lighthouses! It is a lovely trip round the coast looking at the dunes - so different form the general coastline in the USA, this lighthouse is a fount of historical knowledge and worth a visit.

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Metro-Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We did not realize that you had to walk to this lighthouse from Race Point Beach; we should have read TA reviews first. We were at Race Point Beach, and thought that there would be a sign pointing you in the general direction of where the lighthouse was, where to park and/or go, but we never found them, just for... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Thought I would walk the beach to see the sun set. What I found was peaceful quiet, undisturbed waters, sunsets, and waves lapping on my own private beach. If you walk a bit towards the light house you will find PEACE. Imagine finding peace on earth. :) Great Beach.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We were walking by the lighthouse and we really wanted to go inside it. We have never been in it. We went to the keepers house to ask if we could go in and he said sure. If was a very nice view of the ocean. The Race Point Lighthouse is open to the public two times a month.

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Westbrook, Connecticut
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My friends and I brought a jeep up to the cape for our visit in July. The plan was to get a beach driving permit and head out to Race Point Light. Tip if you are planning to do this and never done it before there are a few things you must have. Piece of plywood,tire gauge that reads a... More 

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Wolcott, Vermont
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Look, its beautiful and natural. Great beaches and we saw seals. But you need to know - it is not easy to get to. We tried to hike it with a family of 16 including kids 9-16 in age. Only 3 of us actually made it to the lighthouse and several members of the group not speaking to each other.... More 

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Address: Provincetown, MA
Phone Number: 508-888-9784
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown

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