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Watch Hill Lighthouse

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Address: Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
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Great Vantage Point for all around

WH Lighthouse is a great place to see Block from. With it's little "secret" road that looks like someone's driveway...you wind your way back till you finally reach the lighthouse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Mystic, CT
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Mystic, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WH Lighthouse is a great place to see Block from. With it's little "secret" road that looks like someone's driveway...you wind your way back till you finally reach the lighthouse. It's a little hidden gem :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The short walk to the lighthouse takes you past beautiful homes, a splendid garden, and a rocky sea wall. There's an open field where families were picnicking, kids were playing frisbee and couples were just enjoying the cool breeze.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant walk from town on a quiet winding road that encourages foot traffic, not vehicles, and is surrounded by local "cottages" and ocean.

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Thank Karl S
Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somewhat tricky to find,but what a find. 😊 Very private but was worth the trip with u like lighthouses and quiet And a perfect view of Taylor swifts RI house

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i went for a walk from our room at the harbour house and this was perfect. Great way to spend our weekend get away.

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ILlinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Seniors (65 and over) can drive to a parking area near the lighthouse. We had to ask someone in the little town how and where to do this. Nothing was marked. It's like a driving through someone's driveway and although it's nice to see the lovely homes along the way, it is a narrow road and I wouldn't want to... More 

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Thank Illinoistraveler48
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

a short walk down a residential area and then there are gorgeous views of the water and the area. Very clear on a nice day.

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Luleå
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice, short walk (1/2 mile) from Bay Street past some amazing residences out on the ligthhouse peninsula. Very nice views and photo ops!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

You’re not allowed to enter the lighthouse, but from the yard right in front of it, you’ll have a great view at the town and the beaches. The walk is about minutes, through a small and fancy neighbourhood.

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Stonington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Take a relatively short walk through the residential area to see this wonderful light house. Views include Napa Tree and the Watch Hill beaches, Fishers Island and potential distant views of Block Island. Seniors are allowed to drive directly to the Lighthouse parking lot otherwise park in marked spaces in town.

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