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Nobska Lighthouse

Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Woods Hole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Great views of the Vineyard and the Sound. Nice to place to stop and take pictures and enjoy the scenery.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We drove over here while visiting Woods Hole. It is very easy to find, and there is parking available right in front of the lighthouse. If you walk out on the cliff in front, there is an awesome view. Great photo spot!

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Stoddard, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ran into the lighthouse while exploring on a rainy day. Parking lot in front of the lighthouse and you can walk right up to it. Well maintained by the Coast Guard. The area across the road is a great place to take pictures.

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Woods Hole, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Somewhat hidden from the casual visitor.if you go down what seems sto be the logical street (Nobska), you end up having gone too far. Use Church St. And you'll get there. Beautiful view . It is also wonderful seen from the ferry, en route to Martha's Vineyard.

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Beautiful view of ocean and Martha's Vineyard. Watch the ferries going by. Nobska Lighthouse is high on a hill. Across the road is an access to rocks with a closer view of the water. Beautiful in all types of weather. We visit here yearly.

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Quad Cities USA
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159 reviews 159 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Overlooks Nobsca Bay. Lighthouse is just ok, but the view is awesome! Martha's Vineyard us visible on the horizon. Very limited parking. Walk across the road and soak it in.

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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Located in charming Wood's Hole, the Nobska Lighthouse is a lovely site for ocean and beachfront views. It sits on a promontory above Nobska Beach, with views of distant Martha's Vineyard, the beach, and the Elizabeth Islands. The lighthouse itself is not accessible, but cross the road and walk a bit to find Neilie's Point, where there is a bench... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It was a lighthouse. You can look at it, and read a sign about it. You cannot go in it, or the house next to it. If you really love lighthouses, go.

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Corvallis, Oregon, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Learning about the history of the area as well as the lighthouse was enjoyable. This was our first visit to the Cape and seeing our first east coast lighthouse was made special by the tour of this one. The staff is friendly and informative. Commercialization was minimal and did not detract from the historical aspects. Great views from the top.... More

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
79 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A lighthouse that you can not access but worth the drive to it for the views. There are only a few spaces to park - I'd guess 5 or 6, but more than enough when we were there. Great for photos of both the lighthouse and sea views - just be careful crossing the road to the sea side as... More

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