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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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Waquoit, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Working lighthouse that offers tours during the season. Also, you may want to lease the lighthouse and the adjoining buildings. Fix it up, live there...of course the fog horn still works.....

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We Road our bikes up to the light house.. It is a great place for photo's and a land mark to ride your bikes. Woods hole is right around the corner. On the way we stopped and took a swim..

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112 reviews 112 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visit Nobska every time we are in Falmouth. The scenery is amazing from here, and I have watched the sunrise and sunset from this location. Great place to ride your bike to also, especially since there is extremely limited parking here. Great views of Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard from across the street.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just looked at these reviews and can say that we picked the right day to go. When we got there, there was plenty of parking. As we approached the Coast Guard officer he told us that they were open the day we dot there and that the tour was about to end in half an hour. Needless to say we... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Can't go up into lighthouse. Can go across street and get a good view of the water, though. If you happen to be a few minutes away, worth passing by! I wouldn't drive from far away to see it.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not only is the lighthouse beautiful but the view from the lighthouse out into the ocean is something you shouldn't miss. My husband and I got married at the Nobska Lighthouse and it was perfect!

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boston, ma
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20 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I must say that it does not get more Cape Cod picture perfect than this place. There are views from every angle and just across the street is another nice view of the ocean. There are about 8 parking spots out front but there are more just down the road by the beautiful beach... We will be back with our... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I came down to The Cape on my own for the weekend and decided to spend the day in Woods Hole. One of the reasons for my choice was finding out they had a lighthouse I could visit. I decided to hit the lighthouse on my way back to the hotel and was very disappointed to find there was nowhere... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stopped at Nobska Lighthouse while we were in Wood's Hole for a photo op. It was not open but I guess it didnt really matter to us, not sure what people are complaining about. There is an informative sign and plenty of parking unless hordes of people are trying to go see it. There was about 7 parking spaces... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Has no idea you could tour it. It is behind a fence. There was a historic sign but it was raining and we just took pictures from the small parking area. We were excited to find it as we were on a lighthouse expedition. Fun times on a rainy day at the Cape.

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