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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
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

You have got to go see this beautiful lighthouse. Not only will you enjoy, the ride getting there is amazing.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We hit here right as the sun was setting. It's an amazing view of the harbor! You can see the ferries go out and watch sailboats cruise by. Go slowly as parking is minimal at best. The road is very curvy so beware! The lighthouse is not open to the public but picture taking is suitable. You can get great... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

A quite pretty lighthouse - closed to the public though but room for about 3-4 cars to park closeby to get some photos.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you love lighthouses, Nobska is a must. Some of the best views are achieved at sunset. The tower and dwelling are closed to the public, but there is ample space around the tower for pictures.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This lighthouse is beautifully maintained but still an active Coast Guard lighthouse -- so you can't go in it. If you like lighthouses though, it's one of the most photographed so it's definitely worth going to see.

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I stopped at the Nobska Lighthouse. The current facade was made in 3 pieces in Quincy Ma. A metal outer layer and a brick lined inner layer. It was quite impressive, and the view was outstanding.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Small lighthouse on a hill with a sweeping view of the surrounding areas,we could see the ocean ,the ferry on it way to Martha's vineyard sailboats ,the light house was built in 1829 and still looks good, very photographic area,worth a vist.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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109 reviews 109 reviews
16 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The view from the base of the light house is breathtaking. And do visit the memorial to a victim of 9-11 just across the road. It is heartbreaking.

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Nobska Lighthouse is a definite stop if you are in the Woods Hole / Falmouth area. It has a classic New England design and represents a really great photo op. If you do stop, I would highly recommend going across the street from the parking area, to what seems to be a "memorial serenity garden". Here you get your... More

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Plympton,Ma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been to this lighthouse many times. It's easy to find but not a lot of room to park. There is an area across the street with a nice view. You can get some nice pictures of this lighthouse.

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