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Address: W Chop Rd.(Main St), Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568

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Lovely, private but lovely

Not sure what the last few reviewers were seeing; there is not ONE "no parking sign" in front. You can most certainly park your car & get a picture from the street side of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
Kara C
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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We pulled up and took a couple of photos but there are two residences here for the Coast Guard and you are not able to walk out on the lawn to view. But you get a good look from the street or on the ferry ride back to Woods Hole.

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South Carver, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

this is an active Lived in light house, so going by for photo's is fine, but this is a home, so do not go to the door. Always pretty to take a photo

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Not sure what the last few reviewers were seeing; there is not ONE "no parking sign" in front. You can most certainly park your car & get a picture from the street side of the picket fence and there are many different angles to capture pictures (how do you think all the other people took their pictures?) Yes, it is... More 

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Thank Kara C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

There are other better light houses to see. I ran here every morning from our hotel which is a nice run. But unless I missed something it's on private property and you can't go past the fence. Signs everywhere saying no trespassing. Thus, you really can't see it.

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Thank brent j
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Since it's privately owned and occupied, all you can do is drive or walk past, Visit East Chop instead - youcan explore, take pictures and tour inside at preset times.

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Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Durham, Connecticut
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57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We drove out 2 see the lighthouse 2 discover it is in private property and u can not even park the car 2 take a photo. All u can do is drive by it. Don't waste ur time.

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Thank amanda g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The bike loop to West Chop Lighthouse was stunningly beautiful. Do not miss it. In a charming community with a family feel.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

There is a picket fence and several "no parking" signs. The light house itself is pretty and interesting but can only be viewed from the street if walking by or driving by very slowly.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Nothing like other lighthouses in terms of magnitude, but you can get close enough to examine, but not too close.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

So I love West Chop. You can get really up close and personal. We were 'Off Season' so no access issues. Park outside, get out the camera and soak it all up

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