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Nobska Lighthouse

Address: Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Woods Hole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks

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Jewett City, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We would've liked to have seen the inside of the lighthouse other than looking through the dirty little window, but as with many things in the winter on the Cape, the lighthouse was closed. No informational signs to tell about the lighthouse were available other than the sign by the road. Across the road from the lighthouse is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stop there from time to time on our way to the Steamship Authority. A special place. Wonderful views. Tranquil

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is literally my favorite place on earth. The views and vicinity of Nobska make for my own dream retirement home. The beaches are wonderful and it is proximate to both Woods Hole and Falmouth Village. Check the schedule for free lighthouse tours. Informative and exciting.

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Orange, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit with the lighthouse. I have been up in the lighthouse in the past and when inside there is such a beautiful view over Vineyard Sound on a clear day with all the boats going over to Martha's VIneyard. I use to live in West Falmouth and visiting... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The view both of the lighthouse as well as from this part of the cape is amazing. There is some nice beach-walking in the vicinity, too. Just five minutes from Woods Hole.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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