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Mar 13, 2019
“Boston Light”
Mar 3, 2018
“Historical Light Station”
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Lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor.
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

You pass this pretty sight when on a boat either sightseeing or cruising coming into shore or on your way out of Boston.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kappy26
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is an awesome lighthouse to visit. It is not too tall (about 70 steps) and though a little tight going up the stairs and ladder, you are rewarded with a fantastic view of Boston Harbor with Boston's skyscrappers in the background. Keeper Sally Snowman...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

I can't believe this is at the bottom of best things to do in Boston list?! Crazy! Visiting here was one of the most picturesque and serene things I have seen in my life. Every angle and view here is beautiful. You can see the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our harbor tour and visit to Boston Light. The Park Rangers, Coast Guard Aux, Lighthouse Keeper were all great and very well informed. The boat Captain was hilarious. More than just a lighthouse tour you get a great tour of the harbor.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MarneMP
Reviewed July 21, 2017

The Boston Light tour was one of the highlights in our recent trip to Boston. Register and pay online and then show up a few minutes before your tour. We really enjoyed our boat ride out to the Island. We were not packed on like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KCworldexplorer
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful trip to Boston Light now in its 301st year of continuous operation. The climb to the top was very worth the effort to enjoy the 360-degree view and see the light and lens up close. Ranger Matt made the trip extra...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LynneR980
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The National Park Service & the US Coast Guard provide the tour for this wonderful 3 1/2 hours trip. The light keeper, Dr. Sally Snowman, dresses in period clothes to distinguish herself from the visitors and NP Rangers and she is very funny and full...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Ana A
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a treasure of the Boston Harbor Islands. Family friendly and very informative. A UMass boat takes you out to the Boston Light with narration by park rangers. You are greeted by the Keeper of the Light and volunteers who answer any questions. Climb...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Plan on a 45 min boat ride - take lots of water and a snack or lunch. The park service and auxiliary coast guard staff are friendly and informative- 2016 is the 300th year of the lights operation. Sunscreen a must. The light house climb...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank GRiegel
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Boston Light is well worth a visit for any lighthouse enthusiast. Located on Little Brewster Island about 45 minutes out in the harbor, Boston Light is the oldest light station in the USA, in service since 1716. I was able to climb the lighthouse, with...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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