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Nauset Light

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Address: 2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
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+1 508-240-2612

Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset...

Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset Light Preservation Society page on Facebook for the dates and times for this season.

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good information, nice view

The Cape lighthouses offer a wonderful history of the Cape and Islands. The park service gives great tours of the lighthouses and lifesaving structures. A few years back, they ran... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Eileen L
Ballston Spa, New York
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Ballston Spa, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cape lighthouses offer a wonderful history of the Cape and Islands. The park service gives great tours of the lighthouses and lifesaving structures. A few years back, they ran a junior ranger program from a variety of locations that provided information giving younger travelers a fun learning experience. Check at the information stations or with a ranger to see... More 

Thank Eileen L
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very picturesque. Highly recommend visiting any if not all beaches in cape cod. We enjoyed visiting many beaches and admiring the views.

Thank brownkate
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were taking a day to drive to the tip of Cape Cod in June and picked out a few lighthouses to visit.  This was one of them.  We ended up parking by the Three Sisters Lighthouse and walked to Nauset. It's the lighthouse on some potato chips and there were a bunch of tourist taking pictures with the bag... More 

Thank Kathy H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The Nauset Light in Eastham is located right off of a beautiful beach. It was one of many great photo opportunities while in Cape Cod. If you love lighthouses, this is a pretty one.

Thank Bowmanator22
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A quick family stop pleasing to everyone. It is located right next to Nauset beach which has a large parking lot and great walking trail on the beach for kids. A short drive (1/4 mile) away is the three sisters light house and museum. Definitely worth taking 30 -minutes of you trip time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The are many lighthouses in the area which are very well preserved. During the season tours are available to go inside. But even in the fall, it's a beautiful historic site.

Thank RollBamaRoll
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I love lighthouses. I did not get to go up in this one as it was closed for the season. I was able to walk around outside and take photos. I will definitely be making a trip back to do a lighthouse tour!

Thank MTB-Illinois
CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this review

We're glad you got a close up look at Nauset Light. Tours of the light will start up again on Sundays next May and continue through October. We plan to add tours on Tuesday and Wednesday in July and August. See you then. More 

Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love looking at this place! it is an iconic structure, beautiful in all seasons. Surrounded by traditional cape cod foliage, and bright in color, it is so lovely. There is history here, with it having been moved about 30 years ago. You can walk over to the beach to look out over the ocean and see the powerful waves.... More 

Thank Beverly H
Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Despite not visiting all of the houses this was by far the nicest and typically painted as I was expecting. Also set in nice surroundings and near a wooded area. Also had plenty of parking. Plus it has a Pokemon stop, which I own. Only but for a brief few hours. Lol

Thank MatthewASharp
Bethany Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After we had spent a great deal of time walking along the beach, we strolled over to take a look at the lighthouse. What an incredible amount of history around this lighthouse. I am always awestruck by what it must take to maintain these structures. Additionally, they had to move this lighthouse to save it from the eroding coastline. Make... More 

Thank Trvl4Funb455

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