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Rockport and Gloucester lighthouses

Great view from Loblolly point/beach area. Love the twin lighthouses!! Many pretty angles to view... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Bre B
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Twin light houses...how cool

Neat island with two...that’s right two light houses...island not far offshore...easy to view from... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
John G
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Great view from Loblolly point/beach area. Love the twin lighthouses!! Many pretty angles to view these two gems

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bre B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Neat island with two...that’s right two light houses...island not far offshore...easy to view from a number of spots...if you love lights this will be the highlight of your Cape Ann trip

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The island is fairly close to the eastern shore so you get a good view. Take a telephoto lens for your camera and get some great photos.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nannagrandma
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Every morning when we woke up we looked out at the Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island. We stayed at the Cape Ann Motor Inn and the view was great.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jerdc
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We drove through a nice neighborhood to get a good view of the twin lights. Definitely a very unique experience.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dennis1027
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours while in Rockport. Beautiful island and awesome experience climbing the lighthouse to catch the break taking view. Definitely worth the lovely boat ride. If you're lucky you'll get to see some seals on your way over!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank icklenikums
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The twin lights are on an island and are visible from the shore. You can drive to the east and get a better view of them. For the best view, go by boat. We only drove around to photograph them from different areas of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

These lights were visible from some of the rooms at the B and B in which we stayed. A beautiful calmness surrounds their placement. While not Northern Ireland, they evoked memories of the light on the Mull of Kintyre (spelling?) off the coast of Islandmagee.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 306juliecf
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have been wanting to visit Thacher Island for over 8 years. I finally took the plunge (figuratively) and went on a kayak tour through Northshore Kayak in Rockport at T-Wharf. Four of us were expertly guided by Jake our native born host. He provided...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank CGARDNERBOSTON
Reviewed July 26, 2016

It took awhile - but we found the way - we took Marmian Rd and were able to get a picture - such fun to find all of these

Date of experience: July 2016
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I am not sure of the landing arrangements for the island. I do know there is a landing fee. Please contact Thacher Island Association directly through their website for current information. Enjoy!
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