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

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Snowy morning by the sea, this spot was memorable for light and color and the contrast between the dunes which speak of summer and the snow tipped reeds.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
ursula72
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easton
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easton
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Snowy morning by the sea, this spot was memorable for light and color and the contrast between the dunes which speak of summer and the snow tipped reeds.

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Thank ursula72
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a beautiful peaceful place to stay. We were welcomed by our volunteer host family at a designated parking spot in Provincetown and shuttled to and from the lighthouse for our overnight stay. The views from the lighthouse, beach, our room, and of the sunset were stunning. We had the company of a dozen seals swimming just offshore and... More 

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Thank travelsoften28
Cape Cod
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I usually go every June, July and August for 2 or 3 nights, It's a peaceful, beautiful and deeply healing place to be. I can hardly wait until June comes around again!.

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Thank sunnyday9999
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice views. It was closed when we went. , but outside was interesting. It was blowing sand & cold. I'm sure this is much better in the spring or summer.

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Thank Pamela C
Lenox, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We were two couples renting two of the three rooms within the house. Be aware that this is a very intimate living situation and it depends on the personality of the lighthouse keeper and the occupants in three separate rooms. There is only room for one group to cook at a time and all activities must overlap throughout the stay.... More 

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Thank FJV2
Boston
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We have rented the lighthouse for several days for the last 5 years. It is very rustic. I call it indoor camping, but you are way out in the dunes away from civilization (sort of), minimal cell service and a short walk over the dune to the beach. We think it is GREAT but it wouldn't be for everyone if... More 

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1 Thank c_lineBoston
Chicago
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451 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The day I was there the wind was blowing sand everywhere and the walk through the sand was tiring. The the light itself is not that impressive. As a photographer, you may want to consider a wide angle shot with an interesting sky as the main subject.

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Thank Pixelpanderer
Windsor, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Race Point Beach and Lighthouse is a must see during a visit to Ptown. Crowds are way down after Columbus Day and, if you catch a warm day, it's a perfect spot. The seals were a hoot and very entertaining.

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Thank Greg A
Staten Island, New York
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290 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This lighthouse is out quite a distance from Provincetown. You can get photos from PTown, but they will not be the same as walking out there. If you read the other reviews they are correct. You will walk for over an hour in each direction to get to the light. Depending on the weather and our stamina level that is... More 

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Thank bbbob84
michigan
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220 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Stunning sight amidst the dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Everything seems to fit here. Take lots of pictures and they all look like postcards.

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