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Thomas Point Lighthouse

Cincinnati, Ohio
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Thomas Point Lighthouse

Is it possible to see the Thomas Point Lighthouse from the shore or is it too far out? If so, where would be the best spot?

Annapolis, Maryland
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1. Re: Thomas Point Lighthouse

The best place is Thomas Point park but you need a permit to drive in - google Thomas Point park to find out how. There is no parking outside the park entrance as it is a private road in a residential neighborhood. Next best is from the community beach in Arundel on the Bay. You will need binoculars for a good look. Take Arundel on the Bay Road all the way to the end (turns into Cohasset Ave when you enter the community) - the road dead ends at the community beach. Arundel n the Bay is a few miles south of historic Annapolis.

Edited: 11:39 pm, March 13, 2013
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2. Re: Thomas Point Lighthouse

The light is 1.3 nautical miles from the nearest land, so you can't get a very good look at it from shore.

I know one of the boat tours out of Annapolis takes you out for a close look at the light. At least they have in the past because I've seen them out there sitting just off the light with all the tourists snapping pictures.

Edited: 4:13 pm, March 14, 2013
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As MJ states a boat tour out of Annapolis is your best bet. Choose a bright sunny day with a light breeze, this will have many beautiful sailboats on the water as well.

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