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“Feast for the senses and peace for your soul”

Watch Hill Lighthouse
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Westerly, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Feast for the senses and peace for your soul”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Classic New England lighthouse on a peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Can't drive, have to walk. The sun, sea, gulls, wind and quiet will calm even the most harried.

Visited August 2012
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English first
new york
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90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Another beautiful Watch Hill walk”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

A great way to see some Watch Hill "cottages" at close range.
And another great viewpoint of a very special place.

Visited October 2012
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Thank freedatravel74
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Arkansas
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412 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Great View but can't get close to lighthouse”
Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

The view is spectacular but you can't get near the lighthouse . It's a nice walk and it's free, but other than the view, not very exciting

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2 Thank KBD87
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Eatontown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“WATCH WHERE YOU PARK!!!!”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

We took a day trip to Watch Hill to put the kids on the Flying Horse Carousel and to see the lighthouse. Found a parking spot on Larkin Rd and was excited that it was in the middle of the lighthouse and the carousel! Read the sign 4 times and never noticed that it said permit parking only. You needed binoculars to see it, especially since 3 HOUR PARKING is in such big, bold letters, thats all you see!!! Needless to say, came back to the car one hour later to a $75 parking ticket! Shame on you Watch Hill for robbing tourists of $75 for a PARKING TICKET!!!!! Most cars along the street had tickets under their windshield wipers. Save your time and go somewhere better! Nothing was that great about this town...wouldnt bother even passing through!

Visited August 2012
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Paris, France
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice walk”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

It's free it's gorgeous you can take wonderfull pics and go for a walk dreaming you own one of these awsum old ocean houses.

I loved this place ! Not too crowed and gives a good flavor of RI.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Odile_Jessie_Gab
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