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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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Lecatno, Fl
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Bergenfield, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Lecatno, Fl
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136 reviews 136 reviews
39 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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96 reviews 96 reviews
33 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Lake Worth, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The city lighthouse is a beautiful piece of architecture and presence in P-town, love the stone and how high it is, it is a real pillar for the city, stands so tall and proud, a must see to visit and go up in. P-town is a wonderful place to visit.

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Syracuse, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you like to view the constellations go out to Race Point late at night. You feel like you are on a different planet looking up at the night sky and seeing shooting stars and planets while listening to the ocean. It's a must see on a trip to the Cape.

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