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Address: Whistle Road, North Head, New Brunswick, Canada

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Great place to see sunsets, eagles and whales

Go there at sunset, they are stunning. While waiting you may see eagles and whales. We did. Either view from the lighthouse or go down the road to the benched and enjoy the view... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Patrick H
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Ottawa Canada
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Ottawa Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Go there at sunset, they are stunning. While waiting you may see eagles and whales. We did. Either view from the lighthouse or go down the road to the benched and enjoy the view in comfort

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Saint John, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Easy to get to with a vehicle. Just beyond the lighthouse is a lovely parking spot, and beyond that to the right is access to the beach.

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Barrington, Canada
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Another beautiful lighthouse site on Grand Manan. If your timing is right you may even spot a whale off the coast.

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Goderich, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Several of us went up to Long Eddy Light one evening as the sun was setting and got some beautiful photographs of the Sunset

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Lots of locals go down to "the whistle" to watch the sun set over the land in Maine. It is beautiful. There's the usual views of cliffs on the west side of the island and some interesting rocky "beach" there. People will probably be picking dulse.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A viewing platform with no railings next to the lighthouse offers a stunning view over the local vegetation to watch the sunset.

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Montpelier, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Locally known as "the Whistle," this lighthouse is the end point (or perhaps the beginning point) of some beautiful hikes along the cliffs on the north end of the island and along the beach on the west side of the island. An excellent trail guide was created by local naturalists and walkers in the early 1990's. The Whistle is a... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Went here 2 times to enjoy the sunsets at The Whistle. Lots of locals come here too and it was fun talking with them. Nice seating and parking is adequate, but may need to walk a short distance. The view is spectacular and we even saw minke whales while waiting for the sun to set. Don't miss going!

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Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If you want a romantic spot to watch the sunset go here. We brought a blanket and snuggled together while watching the sunset over GM. Keep going past the lighthouse and down to the right. Park up top so you do not get stuck or blocked in. This is the spot where all the locals go.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Get there early if you want a place to park. Nice and peaceful location to watch a sunset. We went two nights that we were on the island.

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