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Brant Point Lighthouse

Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-2500
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Gorgeous Lighthouse and View - One of my favorite on the Cape

This lighthouse is gorgeous from any angle. It's a typical white and black tower. What sets it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Plano, Texas
A Favorite Place

I spent many hours fishing from Brant Point. It is the oldest lighthouse in the US and one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Easton, Pennsylvania
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Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service more than 250 years.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-2500
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This lighthouse is gorgeous from any angle. It's a typical white and black tower. What sets it apart from other lighthouses is the location. The northern edge of Nantucket has a harbor surrounded by land on three sides. The only entry point from Trap/Pot water...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent many hours fishing from Brant Point. It is the oldest lighthouse in the US and one of the smallest. In the fog it's light and horn can be seen and heard for miles and was always a welcome call. Note: Tradition holds that...More

Thank All_Points_Images
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see this one from the ferry. It's a tradition to throw a penny into the channel from the ferry while passing the lighthouse. Supposed to ensure you will come back to Nantucket again. You can't go inside or climb the light, but it's...More

Thank Rhroncich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we came here as part of a tour. we enjoyed looking at the lighthouse & taking our photos outside. we did not climb it, i don;t even know if you can

Thank lcdemar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful lighthouse that is situated just a short walk from the town center and looks out onto Nantucket Harbor. You can spot a great view of sailboats on the harbor and potentially be accompanied by folks out for an afternoon of fishing on the beach!...More

Thank bodenmillermichelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take pictures of Nantucket harbor. Be sure to wear surf shoes b/c there are some sharp rocks and shells on the walk to the water. A good place for the kids to pick up scallop shells and lady slippers....More

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is such a cute little lighthouse, and it's still so useful for fog warnings. It's beautifully situated, and it really makes you feel like you're on Nantucket!

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beauty and history on one famous US island. Whaling Museum is a must stop! once you arrive by ferry. We took the slow ferry instead of the quick one, stayed of season in may. Recommend not that crowded. Restaurants were excellent. There is a lot...More

Thank gabysgrandad
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Brant Point Lighthouse is at the end of Easton St. a short walk from downtown Nantucket. A walk is probably the best way to get there as the nearest parking is about a half block away and you don't find out until you are at...More

Thank straehle
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This might seem like a tourist location and in some ways it is. Often there are too many people here shooting dozens and dozens of photos of themselves or their children. Often you will find professional photographers with their clients. This can get a bit...More

Thank Cezannepainter
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27 June 2017|
Response from THam515 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure about that but made us wonder as well. It would make an excellent B&B or other type rental. What a location.