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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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Description: 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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Great Place To Check Out

We were in Cape Cod for just a couple of days and I really wanted to check out a Lighthouse. We were blessed with beautiful weather. For $4 you get a little tour and get to go to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

If in Cape Cod, this lighthouse is worth a stop to view and photograph. It is an easy on and off highway 6, the main road of the cape. The parking is prior to reaching the lighthouse and it is a 3-4 minute walk from the parking to reach the lighthouse.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were in Cape Cod for just a couple of days and I really wanted to check out a Lighthouse. We were blessed with beautiful weather. For $4 you get a little tour and get to go to the top. Great view and fun/interesting facts on tour. GO.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My husband and I and our two teenage sons visited the lighthouse. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable!! We watched the video about how they moved the lighthouse, which was kind of interesting. It is not a huge lighthouse and it is not very tall, but it is neat! You can get into the section with the actual light!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If traveling through the Truro or Outer Cape area, Highland light is a worthy stop. The lighthouse is about a half-mile from Rte. 6 and easy on/off the main highway. Standing in the shadows of the light is impressive and, as other have mentioned, they have tours. It is also a good place to stretch your legs and take a... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We love lighthouses so we were not disappointed to see this beautiful lighthouse. Due to the cliffs eroding the lighthouse had been moved back and you can no longer get to the edge to look down over the cliff but instead have a platform to view the water below. It did not take away from this beautiful landmark.

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Smethport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

First time to the Cape. This is a must see!! $4.00 for the tour is worth it. The history is amazing! The climb it not for anyone with an extreme fear of heights (I'm afraid of heights made it to the top and managed well!). It was a bit foggy when we arrived. Within moments the sun came out and... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is my annual visit to Highland Light. It is still a towering reminder of the importance of light to passing ships even though most of them are now guided by GPS. Take the steps to the top everyday (10::00 to 5:00) for a gorgeous view of the Atlantic and north to Provincetow (the Pilgrim Monument) stands tall on the... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I love to tour and climb lighthouses. Never tire of it. This is the first one you come to as you leave Provincetown heading toward home. We were planning to stop at a bunch. Glad we hit this one first, as we learned from them that this was the only one open. We had a lovely woman... More 

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St. Augustine, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had hoped to climb up but it was closed, so a little disappointed. It was interesting to see the surrounding area, including a golf course that was surprisingly well maintained !!! Have heard they are in the process of moving the lighthouse back due to erosion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Its a small and beautiful lighthouse. We did not take the tour. However, the best thing about it was the view of the ocean from the observation deck behind the lighthouse. There is also a golf course around it.

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Additional Information about Highland Light

Address: Off S. Highland Rd., Truro, MA 02666
Phone Number: 508 487 1121
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Truro
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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