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Chatham Lighthouse

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Beautiful view

Every time we come to the Cape I have to stop at the Chatham Lighthouse! It is so beautiful. Love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary B
Saugerties, New York
Beautiful Lighthouse overlooking the bay!

Beautiful Lighthouse overlooking the bay! Was not open to the public when we visited but still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Reviewed 4 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank SGuild2014
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

It is reachable from downtown Chatham. There are a few parking spots across by the beach. The parking is only half hour so please be aware. Nice location and could be interesting to get some pics.

2  Thank travelwise333
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Fun to walk on and watch for fins. Seals swim by regularly. Not a swimming beach. Love the signs it adds to the excitement.

1  Thank Navigate726461
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Tip for Cape Cod visitors - This is a fantastic sunset spot as it goes down behind this lovely lighthouse. Beautiful setting. And the town of Chatham is tremendous.

1  Thank Gary A
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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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