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Highland Light

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Address: Off S. Highland Rd., Truro, MA 02666
Phone Number: 508 487 1121
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This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this...

This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Classic Cape Cod Views

One of our favorite light houses on the Cape. Great place to pack a lunch and enjoy the day.Don't miss this treasure!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Scargo G
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favorite light houses on the Cape. Great place to pack a lunch and enjoy the day.Don't miss this treasure!

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had fun at the running race that benefits the Highland Light last June. There were serious runners (I wasn't one of them) but also plenty of families walking and running to the bay and the ocean... beautiful course!

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1 Thank KikiBoston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We were the only ones there on a foggy post-christmas December visit. The viewing deck was not far from the lighthouse, but the fog deterred us from exploring further. Probably a really cool destination during peak season. Not so much off season on in the fog.

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Thank ChefCasey
Union, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We of course were not there when it was open we loved the up close pictures we were able to take. Is it worth visiting its all about why your going to see a lighhouse and the head lands to enjoy the view worth it to take a few picture yeah, thats what we did.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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496 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I thought it would be prettier – an old lighthouse overlooking a golf course on the coast of Cape Cod. But the lighthouse is in need of a paint job, there’s no real vantage point where you can view the coastline and the golf course is particularly flat and devoid of character on this hole.

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Located on a Golf Course and having been moved back from the shoreline sits the Highland Light. Tours available. Gift Shop in the Lightkeepers house. You can walk out to the location of where the Light was originally built. Beautiful views from the cliff. Inside the Gift Shop is a time lapsed video showing how the move was accomplished along... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you have never seen a lighthouse that was moved from one spot to another, then stop by the Highland Light House in North Truro, MA. The climb to the top is worth it, and the guides were very knowledgeable.

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1 Thank Tom C
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

A great place to take the kids or just visit. It's a great spot for photos and the view from the bluffs behind the lighthouse are amazing.

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

minutes from Provincetown. easy access, nice view of the ocean, you can easily go up or just walk around it. worth a 1 hour stop.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Just a short distance south of Provincetown this is a nice little diversion off the main highway. There is a most interesting lighthouse together with an information board describing its history. The board walk to the cliff edge is delightful. What a lovely way to spend half an hour when en route to PT.

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