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Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island

Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA
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We drove through a nice neighborhood to get a good view of the twin lights. Definitely a very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dennis1027
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Wading River, New York
Beautiful

A great way to spend a few hours while in Rockport. Beautiful island and awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
icklenikums
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove through a nice neighborhood to get a good view of the twin lights. Definitely a very unique experience.

Thank dennis1027
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours while in Rockport. Beautiful island and awesome experience climbing the lighthouse to catch the break taking view. Definitely worth the lovely boat ride. If you're lucky you'll get to see some seals on your way over!

Thank icklenikums
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The twin lights are on an island and are visible from the shore. You can drive to the east and get a better view of them. For the best view, go by boat. We only drove around to photograph them from different areas of the...More

2  Thank ATL_explorer
Reviewed 30 August 2016

These lights were visible from some of the rooms at the B and B in which we stayed. A beautiful calmness surrounds their placement. While not Northern Ireland, they evoked memories of the light on the Mull of Kintyre (spelling?) off the coast of Islandmagee.

1  Thank 306juliecf
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have been wanting to visit Thacher Island for over 8 years. I finally took the plunge (figuratively) and went on a kayak tour through Northshore Kayak in Rockport at T-Wharf. Four of us were expertly guided by Jake our native born host. He provided...More

Thank CGARDNERBOSTON
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It took awhile - but we found the way - we took Marmian Rd and were able to get a picture - such fun to find all of these

Thank lbene351
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a beautiful ride to East Glousecter by car to see the Twin lights. However, it is even more beautiful by boat. Some of the Whale watches go out by the Twin Lights and they tell you the history about them, well worth the...More

1  Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a very nice boat ride to thachers island, climbed both the north and south light houses, brought a lunch and had a pic-nic in Carrolls camp ground park. a nice boat ride back and visited salvages island to see seals.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 10 July 2016

See them all, they are all beautiful and the history behind each one is very interesting. Enjoy it from the water or from the port.

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Book early! The Island is worth it! A summer's day,a salty sea and an island of beauty. The nesting seagulls made the 3 mile walkabout more exciting,as they protected their babies with a vengeance. Photographers,professional as well as amateurs can find their perfect shot in...More

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mcgras
2 August 2016|
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Response from recyclerose | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the landing arrangements for the island. I do know there is a landing fee. Please contact Thacher Island Association directly through their website for current information. Enjoy!
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