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Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island

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Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA
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The twin lights are on an island and are visible from the shore. You can drive to the east and get... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2016
ATL_explorer
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Atlanta GA
Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island

These lights were visible from some of the rooms at the B and B in which we stayed. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
306juliecf
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Riegelsville, Pennsylvania
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Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA
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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

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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.

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

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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

Thank lbene351
Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a beautiful ride to East Glousecter by car to see the Twin lights. However, it is even more beautiful by boat. Some of the Whale watches go out by the Twin Lights and they tell you the history about them, well worth the...More

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed July 17, 2016

We had a very nice boat ride to thachers island, climbed both the north and south light houses, brought a lunch and had a pic-nic in Carrolls camp ground park. a nice boat ride back and visited salvages island to see seals.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed July 10, 2016

See them all, they are all beautiful and the history behind each one is very interesting. Enjoy it from the water or from the port.

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Book early! The Island is worth it! A summer's day,a salty sea and an island of beauty. The nesting seagulls made the 3 mile walkabout more exciting,as they protected their babies with a vengeance. Photographers,professional as well as amateurs can find their perfect shot in...More

Thank recyclerose
Reviewed June 9, 2016

To get out to the island/lighthouses, you must contact the folks from Thacher Island (We got the phone number off the website) and book a spot on the boat , which you catch at the pier in Rockport.( I believe it was about 20 dollars...More

1  Thank AV413
Reviewed March 24, 2016

what a great place for a quick visit. nice boat ride to island also. have a picnic there and wander the trails and climb the towers. you won't believe how the lights are powered. awsm time anytime....

1  Thank michael t
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mcgras
I would like to know if I can take my own 21' whaler out to the island? THANKS
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Response from recyclerose | Reviewed this property |
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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