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Highland Light

Off S. Highland Rd., Truro, MA 02666
508 487 1121
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Truro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Description: This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
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English first
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lighthouses are such wonderful and romantic places to see, and this one does not disappoint. Beautiful scenery, great views, an informative presentation, and a short climb to get to the top. As a visitor to the US, I like to visit the National Parks monuments and parks as they are usually wonderful places. This was a great stop off as... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for a few hours of our day. Time well spent! The views are breath taking and the history is great! The little museum near the parting lot is filled with history as well. There is also a 9 hole golf course if you want to make a day if it.

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Little Valley, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Love the history. Great view and great tour! Must see and do. Easy climb to the top. Friendly and knowledgable staff :)

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Boston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Drove out to Truro to do the Highland Light tour. Paid $4.00 each for the tour. Great bargain! Tour starts on the ground level with a very knowledgable tour guide. Seemed like she really loves her job and the lighthouse too . After her portion of the tour was done (approximately 10 minutes), she radioed up to the second tour... More

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ispeakfoodtooblogger
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Highland Light is a must stop & visit. Being that it had tours and access to tower- this place a bit more special with its interesting history. There is a height requirement and there is the 60 step spiral staircase-all was worth the trip once you're on top and taking a look around. The tour guides at this lighthouse are... More

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Western MA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My son finally passed the height requirement this year. We brought our free pass back from last year. It was great! We went 2x. Historically, it's really very interesting as is the beach erosion that will continue to plague the lighthouse. My son is 5 and found it all really interesting. We had to keep explaining how water erodes and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Highland Light is a beautiful lighthouse. It is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Cape Cod. I would recommend visiting the lighthouse when you are in the area and learning about it's history. We really are glad we stopped by and took the time to stroll around.

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danbury ct
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

a lot of my friends go every year and they have a great time I go when I can.go and have a great time.

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East Aurora, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Enjoyed our visit to this lighthouse but we were not aware ahead of time that children under 48" tall cannot tour/climb (because of the open railings on the stairs. So we were disappointed that we couldn't do that but it was still cool to go see. They have alot of info on the history of the lighthouse which was cool... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Discovered this by accident while driving to Falmouth from Provencetown. Lovely sights to see, and there is an attached golf course where I would love to play. Well worth a visit.

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