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West Chop Lighthouse

W Chop Rd.(Main St), Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A great view from the lighthouse if it is open. The lighthouse is attached to the keeper's house. It is a charming private residence. We were lucky enough to be invited around for dinner. Not everyone is so lucky. If you stop by, I am sure you will get a peek. Even if no one is home, the view from... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
33 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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