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Aquinnah Lighthouse

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Aquinnah Lighthouse

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ANGELINA wrote a review Oct 2019
Saint Louis, Missouri33 contributions16 helpful votes
The Aquinnah cliffs were one of the most spectacular things we saw on our trip and the view from the light house is breathtaking.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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wvillamil wrote a review Aug 2019
Castaic, California688 contributions95 helpful votes
This is also know as gay head light. It was just moved about 130 ft to protect it from erosion. It is maintained and you can go in for about $5.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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M B M wrote a review Aug 2019
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I enjoyed everything about Martha's Vineyard until my encounter with traffic cop at Gay Head... my host and our house were beautiful, Tisbury, Oaks Bluff, Edgartown, Chilmark Larsen's (omg the Lobster was the best), Seafood Shanty, the beaches, the people who live on the island, the business owners we talked with, the cops who provided directions and guidance were all kind, warm, and had the right kind of island feeling. The traffic cop at Gay Head approached with a ticket book in his hand while we were driving in, did not offer any directions as to where to park even though there was parking at the end of the circle - we discovered that on our way out. He was very quick to offer parking tickets - but no directions to people who were visiting. I will plan to visit Martha's Vineyard again but will definitely not return to Gay Head sadly. I think the pictures I got there will have to suffice.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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B D wrote a review Aug 2019
Dudley, Massachusetts70 contributions90 helpful votes
The lighthouse is located at the top of Aquinnah Cliffs and is open to the public for a small entrance fee. You can climb to the very top where the revolving light is located. Pretty cool! There is limited, timed parking at this location and I mean timed!! Over stay by just a minute and you'll receive your souvenir parking summons from the Town of Aquinnah! If you're going to tour the lighthouse, shops and have lunch, then park in the lot at the bottom of the hill.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Brooke Hinkle wrote a review Aug 2019
Medford, New Jersey622 contributions159 helpful votes
If you’re in Aquinnah and visiting the Cliffs, it might be worth it to take a little trip up the lighthouse for some nice views. It probably shouldn’t cost $6 per person to climb considering how small it is, but it’s a cool site to see.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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