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“Great place off the beaten path” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Race Point Lighthouse

Race Point Lighthouse
Provincetown, MA
508-888-9784
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Ranked #15 of 28 Attractions in Provincetown
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: This historic Cape Cod lighthouse has been in operation since 1816.
Arlington Heights, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great place off the beaten path”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Stayed here two nights. Bring own food and water. A volunteer stays with you. Wonderful place if you like walking a beach with no one in sight. Lighthouse is fun too.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Race Point Lighthouse - tour was fantastic, with stunning views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

This was our 3rd tour of Race Point Light on Mariner's Day. The tour started with a 20 minute ride through sand dunes, courtesy of volunteers from the Lighthouse Foundation. The free tour included: guided tours of the lighthouse, keeper's home, and the recently renovated whistle house. Volunteer Guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Refreshments were provided. There are countless photo opportunities.

We brought two guests, new to this experience, and they enjoyed the day as much as we did.

Visited May 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Beaches of Provincetow are all wonderful places. The pictures you will take there will be the best of your collection.

Visited July 2012
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Westbrook, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
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“Beautiful beach!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Our favorite spot in P-town. We kayaked over through P-town Harbor but there is also a ferry shuttle that runs there. We paddled over-about 1.75 miles each way and saw several seals along the shore area. Gorgeous beach and shoreline with a lighthouse.

Visited August 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Race Point Lighthouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

A old lighthouse great area to watch the sunset. You have a great view of the sand dune beach too.

Visited July 2012
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