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Watch Hill Lighthouse

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Address: Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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A place to find Peace and Serenity

I live near by, and walk Watch Hill frequently. You can drive down to the Lighthouse, but do it slowly, as road is narrow. They have all sorts of signs to intimidate you, but go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Pawcatuck, Ct USA
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Pawcatuck, Ct USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I live near by, and walk Watch Hill frequently. You can drive down to the Lighthouse, but do it slowly, as road is narrow. They have all sorts of signs to intimidate you, but go ahead slowly. Bring your fishing equipment or a lunch to Picnic. In the dead of summer they have a rent a cop there on weekend,... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

As you can read from other reviews, this is not easy to find. You can see it from the shore line, but figuring out how to get there is a little tricky. If you're facing the carousel in town go to your left. Across from a pay lot there is a private road on the left. You have to park... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

What a georgeous place! Thanks to the other reviewer we found the way pretty easily. You can't go in but the stroll itself was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went here with my husband and toddler it was very beautiful you get to walk by Taylor swifts mansion and if you go at the right time you can see a amazing sunset, so peaceful. My toddler loved running around. Will be returning next year. Parking is definitely a problem but luckily I found parking for 2 hours.

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White Plains, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The walk past amazing beach mansions is lovely, Great diversity in styles. Nice view of area beaches, but the lighthouse is surrounded by fences .

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A private road 5 min walk to the Watch Hill Lighthouse from Watch Hill carousel; however cars with handicap license can drive down there. Its a 360 degree breathtaking view!!! From the surrounding, you can see the landmark of the Ocean House, Napatree beach, East Beach and even the mansion of Taylor Swift! To the south side, its the Atlantic... More 

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U.S.A. East Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A great light house and beautiful walk but getting parking is difficult. The path is located next to Taylor Swift's house and several other financial celebrities. It's a wonderful area but you may have to park a half mile away to get there.

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maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Being originally from CT., I visited Watch Hill R.I. as a child with my grandmother. I don't recall the lighthouse or the amazing views of the ocean, but I do remember the million dollar summer homes! It's breath taking. It's in walking distance from the quaint boutique shops in town, so if you can make the walk up the little... More 

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Framingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is worth the walk because you go through a neighborhood of fabulous homes. Then once you're there the view is delightful and relaxing.

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Webster, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The views from the lighthouse are gorgeous. We walked around the area for sometime. It was so beautiful

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