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Nobska Point Lighthouse

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Address: Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA

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Very nice little lighthouse

Nicely located near Falmouth is this little and historic lighthouse, Great views to Marha´s Vineyard. Should you drive by anyway, have a short stop. It pays off.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hamburg, Germany
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely located near Falmouth is this little and historic lighthouse, Great views to Marha´s Vineyard. Should you drive by anyway, have a short stop. It pays off.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to stop at this lighthouse to view and also to watch sunsets. It's so lovely in all seasons. It also has a beautiful memorial across the street overlooking the ocean of a life loss on Sept 11th that is very moving. The beach close by is small but lovely as well especially at sunset and to watch ferries... More 

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Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although not open to the public, there is a plaque giving the story of the lighthouse in a small parking area in front of the lighthouse. The views from that area are beautiful.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old lighthouse, that has been relocated over the years. Great view of the coast and the surrounding area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped to see this local attraction while traveling on a business trip. Very easy to access! The beach is right across the street but you can't access it from the lighthouse. The view is very picturesque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the view from this lighthouse and across the street at the overlook an interesting gravesite. Makes me wish I knew this woman who died. She was obviously very much loved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

There are only a few parking places so arrive well before sunset for the best photos but the views are worth the hassle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and still, Nobska is special! The view driving to and from Is beautiful. Drive the whole way along the water from behind Falmouth's Main Street to the sweet Village of Woods Hole. You will find Nobska about half way and many other photo ops as well. The drive is only about 15 minutes but you... More 

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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 and picked out a few lighthouses to visit. This was the first one. It was a sunny day with clear view. Definitely worth the time to stop! Parking can be a little challenging...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

ive been coming here (Falmouth)on and off for thirty plus years .i made my first trip at less than five mths old.im prejudiced highly toward the area ,but i dare anyone to not enjoy the views from this light house or the surrounding coast .its a lil bit of history in a beautiful area.

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