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Brant Point Lighthouse

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Address: Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508 228 2500
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Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service...

Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service more than 250 years.

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Beach- Small beach some spots have shells no swimming since it is right on the channel. View- great place to watch the boats come and go. The channel is small around the point... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beach- Small beach some spots have shells no swimming since it is right on the channel. View- great place to watch the boats come and go. The channel is small around the point so all large boats have to come close to the point a good views something to look at. Fishing - you can cache some small fish. good... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little lighthouse to visit. Unique in it's size. View is great. Would recommend in all weather, as it could be a short visit if necessary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely a beautiful view to enjoy sitting at the beach. We took a picnic and had a social get together at sunset. Many boats passing by and many sailboats moored. Watching people fish in front of the lighthouse! A delightful experience!

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Naples FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really pretty setting and a working lighthouse. Informative signs about the history. Easy to bike to and plenty of parking if driving.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to the lighthouse one afternoon to watch the sailboats coming in and out of the harbor. The lighthouse is cute. You can just sit on the rocks I front of it o. The beach to enjoy the water, a view of town, or to watch the boats coming and going.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute lighthouse. Easy to walk to and great photo op. It is the lighthouse you see when ferry moves into harbor.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took photos of this lighthouse from the ferry on landing in Nantucket and also close up on our photo tour. Sometimes there can be a lot of people there, but our day in August was not that crowded. Loved the location.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the perfect spot to go and have cocktails and whatch the boats and sunset. You bring your own blanket or chairs, as well as drinks and appetizers....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three years ago my husband proposed to me here. Besides my obvious reasons, this truly is the most romantic place on the island. So easy to access. It's not a huge beach but its so beautiful and local fishermen are fun to watch. The lighthouse itself deck is open and makes for stunning photos. I highly recommend a photo shoot... More 

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Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gorgeous lighthouse is an easy bike ride and then an easy 5 minute walk in deep sand but it is totally worth it. You can just walk right by it and take pictures but you cannot go inside. If you go at the right time you can hear some of the tour guides on the boats passing by telling... More 

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