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Cool Lighthouse

This isn’t a huge lighthouse but it’s a pretty place. If you’re on a lighthouse tour you should... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sacramento, California
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Worth the Search

We were looking for lighthouses along the Cape Cod coast and went searching for the Chatham... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Altoona, Iowa
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One of the most famous and interesting lighthouses on Cape Cod.
37 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2419
+1 508-430-0628
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All reviews coast guard across the street light house chatham light cape cod on wednesdays beautiful view take pictures beautiful spot parking area limited parking the atlantic ocean plenty of parking new england off season free parking quick stop
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This isn’t a huge lighthouse but it’s a pretty place. If you’re on a lighthouse tour you should include this one. Very clean and compact.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for lighthouses along the Cape Cod coast and went searching for the Chatham lighthouse. It took some wondering around, and some wrong turns, but we finally found a good view of it. It was worth the adventure.

Thank PT1102
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you arrive at the lighthouse you have a stunning view of the beach and dunes, also a coastguard cutter in front of a lovely lighthouse. This area is lovely to look at and photograph. Well worth visiting.

Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lighthouses are always a landmark and this is a beautiful one. You can enjoy nice views or step down to the beach. Parking time is limited therefor extensive beach walks are not a good idea.

Thank Burkhard042
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a charming village of Chatham this lighthouse is still operating. Is across the road from a beautiful beach. A pity that parking only allows you 30 minutes you you cannot go for a stroll along the coast line

Thank Patricia032
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We visited the Lighthouse Beach in the late afternoon and enjoyed walking along the beach, taking pictures and enjoying the sunset.

Thank Ruthie A
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Go at sunset for some spectacular photos of the lighthouse and the sunlit clouds. This functioning lighthouse is located on the grounds of the Coast Guard station in Chatham. At dusk you can hear the sound of taps.

Thank ElleLaJolla
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Chatham for an evening at the lighthouse. The coast is absolutely stunning and so serene. We could see seals playing just a few yards off the beach. The lighthouse is picturesque! Chatham lighthouse is a must see.

Thank 625janeyl
Reviewed September 17, 2018

After a long drive, the light house was nothing special. Not a fan of Cape Cod. Too many trees. Can't see anything but trees. Mile after mile of trees. It's a long way from the main road to anything. I'd rather be along the coast...More

Thank skiwithapro
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Every time we come to the Cape I have to stop at the Chatham Lighthouse! It is so beautiful. Love the view at night as well.

Thank Mary B
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David C
July 25, 2018|
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Response from ShopD2 | Reviewed this property |
There's no scheduling of a tour. The lighthouse is Coast Guard operated, so everything is going on according to their schedule. But, it's totally worth it! BTW, if you want to se easier accessible lighthouse, try Highland... More
Penny R
August 6, 2016|
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Sorry I do not know.