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Lighthouse Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is also called the "Gay Head" lighthouse. And, you can climb to the top of it! Great views. $6 per adult, kids free. Lots of interesting history to hear about from guides there.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Betty H
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We didn't walk as far as you can to see the lighthouse. I guess being from Michigan, we have numerous lighthouses. I think this is a great activity to see and do while on Martha's Vineyard.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TGzzz
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Aquinnah Lighthouse is open for touring from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. The admission is $6 for adults and free for children. It is closed during rainy weather. Admission is free on Mother's Day. A herculean feat was accomplished three...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed August 5, 2018

A must visit when visiting Martha's Vineyard. The lighthouse has great views off the ocean at the top of the cliff. You can go up the stairs of the lighthouse for a fee of 6$ US per person. a

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I am actually not a big lighthouse person. I see their romantic quality but I don't find myself "needing" to visit. But we'd stayed quite close to the lighthouse and on our last day the weather was finally crystal clear, so we stopped on our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HollyR56
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Lighthouses are a throwback to the past when sailors needed guides to help them avoid obstacles. To purposely move a lighthouse some 500 feet just so erosion wouldn’t rob us of our past is amazing. The views from the lighthouse are amazing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steven W
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Wonderful venue at the top of the Aquinnah Cliffs. Unsurpassed 360 degree views of the Elizabeth Islands, Noman's Land, Menemsha Bite, the South Shore, the Mainland all the way to a distant view of the Newport Bridge in RI.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tdmurphy007
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We stopped here on our tour and the lighthouse is magnificent! Also at this stop you can see the "cliffs" area. This is an excellent, must see, attraction!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We went to see the lighthouse; however, it was too foggy to see and it was closed for the season. We decided to go back into town for lunch.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AdventurousJax
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We drove over here from Edgartown for the views and it was lovely. Made the trip in October so the island wasn't too crowded and it was a really pleasant drive and well worth it!

Date of experience: October 2017
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