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Chatham Lighthouse

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Address: 37 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2419
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+1 508-430-0628

One of the most famous and interesting lighthouses on Cape Cod.

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Beautiful Lighthouse with Gorgeous Views

The Chatham Lighthouse is located on Main Street on a beautiful bluff overlooking the ocean. This is a must-see attraction when visiting Chatham. This is a perfect spot to take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Agawam, Massachusetts
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Chatham Lighthouse is located on Main Street on a beautiful bluff overlooking the ocean. This is a must-see attraction when visiting Chatham. This is a perfect spot to take a walk on the beach or view the ocean from the top of the bluff where there is plenty of parking.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful lighthouse. However, we couldn't find parking so we were only able to stop and take a picture.

Thank Kathy H
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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.

Thank CC L
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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.

Thank Lin M
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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.

Thank Ian H
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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 

Thank Edyta O
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

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.

Thank Christy B
Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 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 7 November 2016

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

Thank kwf47

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