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Chatham Lighthouse

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Address: 37 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633
Phone Number: 508-430-0628
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One of the most famous and interesting lighthouses on Cape Cod.

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Nice light house and grounds

Right by beach. Little parking but great photo opportunity. Go earlier in day if you want to walk inside gate. It is owned by the life guard.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
T M
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right by beach. Little parking but great photo opportunity. Go earlier in day if you want to walk inside gate. It is owned by the life guard.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is right across form a gorgeous beach. Take pictures of this magnificent light house. But do not do a selfie with the lighthouse popping out of your head!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It’s a well preserved lighthouse in a beautiful area of Chatham. It’s quite iconic and a good location to take photos.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have the lighthouse fenced off, so you can't get close to it (let alone go into it). Stop here briefly to take a gander at it, and then cross the street to peer out into the ocean. And that's it! The whole thing will take 20 minutes maximum, and I wouldn't rate this an "excellent" sight to see. Certainly,... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by on our way from Chatham to Provincetown. A lovely example of coastal heritage beautifully preserved. Very well maintained and superb views over Chatham sand banks.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful light house, with some very interesting placards outlining the history of the lighthouse and local rescues. Great photo ops.

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La Habra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I definitely wanted to visit a Lighthouse while in Cape Cod. This was a great stop, but closed on Sunday, so we only saw it from the outside. We went on a gloomy day so the pictures are less than exciting with a grey sky. This is also a point of interest for the real life movie "Finest Hour", which... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chatham is one of the prettiest towns on the Cape, and the drive to Chatham light is one of the most scenic. Right across the street from the lighthouse is lighthouse beach. There is a longish flight of stairs down to the beach, or you can enjoy the view from the top. Lots of places to take pictures and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited this light while staying on Cape Cod. The light and Coast Guard station and grounds are very nice and well maintained. I believe this light was also featured in the very recent film "Their Finest Hour".

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited at dusk then watched the sunset which was the best we have ever seen! Colours were amazing!

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