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Lovely place to watch the sunset!

We visited the Lighthouse Beach in the late afternoon and enjoyed walking along the beach, taking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruthie A
Photogenic Lighthouse

Go at sunset for some spectacular photos of the lighthouse and the sunlit clouds. This functioning... read more

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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 cape cod on wednesdays take pictures beautiful location parking area limited parking the atlantic ocean plenty of parking new england off season free parking quick stop sand bar great beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 Janey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Beautiful Lighthouse overlooking the bay! Was not open to the public when we visited but still worth visiting to see the lighthouse overlooking the sandbanks. Popular with Coach tours and tourists in general. WCs available.

Thank excelse
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse sits on government property (Coast Guard), and is all fenced off. To take a decent picture, one has to stand in the road to get a picture of it. Chatham Light is a unique structure, and would have liked to get a lot...More

2  Thank ihatecats
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We did not tour this lighthouse because it is only open for tours one day each week (Wednesdays) from 1:00-3:00. We were there on a Wednesday but we were too early. When we returned there was a one hour wait to enter the lighthouse. We...More

Thank M Q
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The lighthouse sits on a cliff looking out over Lighthouse Beach, the ever-changing North Beach Island, Chatham Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. The views can be spectacular at dawn or dusk, in good weather and bad. If you have a wide-angle lens, now is the...More

1  Thank Robert J S
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This is a great location to sit in your car or take a walk and view the ocean, take in the sights and ocean breezes. We have sparked up a conversation with the arbitrary passerby and enjoyed the moonlight reflecting off the ocean surface. Must...More

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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.