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Chatham Lighthouse

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Address: 37 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2419
Phone Number: +1 508-430-0628
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One of the most famous and interesting lighthouses on Cape Cod.

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beautiful spot

Make sure to stop here, even if you don't have time to walk on the beach. The history of the boat rescue is very interesting.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
CC L
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to stop here, even if you don't have time to walk on the beach. The history of the boat rescue is very interesting.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Chatham area, this light house and beach area is a must visit. Depending on the day, parking can be a problem. I enjoyed reading about the history of the lighthouse. This is worth taking many pictures. Across the road is Chatham beach. We took a walk on the beach and really enjoyed the sights. This... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed seeing this lighthouse. The rescue vessel used by the Coast Guard crew featured in the "Finest Hours" movie is there. Quite moving to learn more about their amazing feat.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from the hotel to this lighthouse at the far end of town. Excellent place & lots of history. Also has a n old lifeboat by it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent late season trip to Cape Cod we decided to visit Chatham Lighthouse. Based on information found directly from Google search it should have been open on Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:30pm and we were quite excited to be able to have a guided tour of the interior by a Coast Guard. I called to confirm and that’s... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of the coast and the light house. would have been cooler if could go in it!! Lot of things were shut down for season so recommend going before Nov 1st.

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Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to park Great views we were able to see Whales a short distance away The lighthouse is a historic location that should be a must to see when on the Cape

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Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a stop if in the area. Nice view of beach and very interesting history in the area. And a great lighthouse if you like that stuff

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So many so fabulous lighthouses in MA and New England! This one is accessible and scenic. Of more interest is the view it faces - beaches;dunes; seals. Wonderful.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lighthouse across the street. Sand, ocean, inlet. Several seals swam by while we were there. Good example of Cape Cod.

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