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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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A long walk for a small light

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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English first
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Pamela C
Lenox, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank FJV2
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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451 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

Thank Pixelpanderer
Windsor, Massachusetts
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19 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.

Thank Greg A
Staten Island, New York
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268 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 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 

Thank bbbob84
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203 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 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.

Thank jerdc
Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I couldn't wait to put the jeep in 4 low to get here. The views from the lighthouse are spectacular & our tour guide was cheery!!

Thank Donna C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Firstly if you do have a 4x4 then it is easy. But we didn't and we wanted to visit it anyway. Having read the reviews we knew that it would take a while and so planned accordingly. It was a glorious day and we took about 1 1/4 hours to get there (parking is at the Race Point Beach car... More 

Thank David P
Buffalo, New York
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

OMG truly an awesome experience. Our party of four rented a room for an overnight stay at the Keepers House. We were greeted by Keeper Volunteers Wally and his lovely wife Mary. They made our stay in the historic house a sincere pleasure and were able to tour us through the lighthouse and describe for us how different life was... More 

Thank Mike E

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