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Lighthouse Tours and Visits

Cape Neddick Light
Nubble Rock


Gay Head Light *
Aquinnah, Martha’s Vineyard

Ten Pound Island Light
Gloucester Harbor

Nobska Point Light *
Woods Hole

Highland Light *
North Truro

Race Point Light *

Bass River Light *
West Dennis

Cleveland East Ledge Light
Buzzards Bay

Three Sisters Light *

Sankaty Head Light
Siasconset, Nantucket

Minot’s Ledge Light
Cohasset Rocks

Wood End Light

The Graves Light
Broad Sound Channel

Edgartown Light *
Edgartown Harbor, Martha’s Vineyard

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Updated Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

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3 Responses to Lighthouse Tours and Visits

  1. Andrea Martin July 2, 2009 at 3:16 pm #

    Portland Head Light is where my grandmother was born and grew up. Her brother and other relatives were lighthouse keepers from the 1600’s on. She taught school in Southport until she married my grandfather and moved to MA for his dental practice but they kept a cottage in Southport for many years. I have been exchanging information with the Historical Commission in Augusta. The photo of the lighthouse which I have never seen but would love is, is beautiful! Thank you.

  2. David McCurdy July 17, 2009 at 2:18 pm #

    I want to mention Rose Island Lighthouse in Newport RI. If you are in Newport Rhode Island catch the ferry from Fort Adams or Jamestown for a visit 10 AM-4 PM for tours. The lighthouse has two rooms for rent downstairs for overnight. One can also stay for a week upstairs. Visit for more info. Sorry about the commercial plug I just would hate for people to miss out.

  3. Jeremy D'Entremont July 20, 2009 at 10:14 am #

    Nice feature, but I was disappointed to see that Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle, New Hampshire, wasn’t included. Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse has about 30 open house dates this season, along with other events. See

    (Also, a technical note — these pages are a mess on my system — the banner ads overlap the content and make it very hard to read. I’m using Firefox 3.0.11 on a Mac.)

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