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Watch Hill Lighthouse

Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Ranked #3 of 4 attractions in Watch Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Lighthouses
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Monroe, Ct.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Typical New England Lighthouse to visit. Most interesting is the walk to the lighthouse. The homes are spectacular as is the view. One will look back in time and imagine all of the parties and summer barbeques at these homes overlooking the ocean and the lighthouse.

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Kingston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

There's not much to do here but sit on the rocks and fish. But the view is spectacular and I never tire of walking out there.

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Watch Hill, Rhode Island
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Great ocean views from this point of land! Block Island, Long Island, Fisher's Island, Rhode Island and Connecticut shorelines! Lovely homes and gardens on the walk down too- You must walk unless you are handicapped or over 65, but it isn't too far. A small museum is open on Tuesdays and Thursday from 1-4 during the summer. You can also... More

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I always try and stop and take in the sights of and near a lighthouse. This was us beautiful. It was a nice and relaxing visit to watch hill and lighthouse. If u have time, stop in and take in the sights. It's a cant miss. Nice salty smell to air. Nice and clean. Very hospitable people

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Snug Harbor
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Loved the beautiful homes and gardens all along the scenic walk to the lighthouse. The ocean air was so refreshing and cool on a hot summer day.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Classic New England lighthouse on a peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Can't drive, have to walk. The sun, sea, gulls, wind and quiet will calm even the most harried.

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new york
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

A great way to see some Watch Hill "cottages" at close range. And another great viewpoint of a very special place.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

The view is spectacular but you can't get near the lighthouse . It's a nice walk and it's free, but other than the view, not very exciting

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We took a day trip to Watch Hill to put the kids on the Flying Horse Carousel and to see the lighthouse. Found a parking spot on Larkin Rd and was excited that it was in the middle of the lighthouse and the carousel! Read the sign 4 times and never noticed that it said permit parking only. You needed... More

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Paris, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

It's free it's gorgeous you can take wonderfull pics and go for a walk dreaming you own one of these awsum old ocean houses. I loved this place ! Not too crowed and gives a good flavor of RI.

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