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West Chop Lighthouse

W Chop Rd.(Main St), Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lighthouses
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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English first
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lighthouses are great to see and photograph, except this one you can only do that from the road as it's closed to the public. It doesn't take away from its beauty, just from the overall experience. The sun rises directly behind it over the water so get there early for best photo. If you add the nice white picket fence... More

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Bergen County, NJ
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Was just beautiful. Worth a visit! Highly recommended -- as well as all the other Lighthouse on the Vineyard.

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Seal Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It was a pleasant short stop with great views and history! The area is nice to walk around and just relax.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Not much to be said for this lighthouse. Pretty boring. You can't go inside or anything. Good for a couple extra pictures, that's about it.

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

This is a pretty lighthouse, very close to UPPER Main Street in Vineyard Haven in a very nice residential area. Needless to say, the views are magnificent and the lighthouse with its adjacent lightkeeper's house is just lovely.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The West Chop Lighthouse is on private property so you can only see from the road. With that said the area is beautiful and a lovely place to ride bicycles and take in the lighthouse. The streets are shaded, roads relatively flat, and seeing the lighthouse is a bonus.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
48 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Near Vineyard Haven, this lighthouse is another place you can go to in Martha's vineyard. However, you can't go inside, it's government-manned lighthouse.

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Southern California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Come here on a clear sunset night, I was taken aback with the romantic, serene feel of this place. You want to just linger...kids can run around freely and make friends. Take your camera for sure. I went coincidentally on a magical night where they were playing a tribute drum, native music circle to a former island resident. It was... More

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

While I love seeing this light, take a car to see it. The light is owned by the UCG and no tours are available. The bus will be around every 1.5 hours.

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Clinton, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

no place to park,, but nice view, can take pictures but run by the uscg so you cant get inside

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