Nobska Point Lighthouse
Nobska Point Lighthouse
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  • Unorganised
    London, United Kingdom124 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous
    We were lucky enough that our visit on a wet day coincided with the lighthouse being open and the four of us (mixed ages) thought enjoyed our visit. It was highly informative, unusual as we got to climb to the top and the volunteer team that showed us about were lovely. There was a toilet on site and a small exhibition. Special shout out to Ben - so charming and passionate about this place.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 October 2023
  • mainstreetman
    Bourne, Massachusetts934 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best lighthouse on the Cape
    Barnstable county has the most lighthouses of any county in the country. Nobska is the prettiest of all. As you approach, drive slowly because the little parking lot comes up on you quickly. Look both ways and cross the street to sit on the bench and watch the gleaning white ships of the steamship Authority going to and from from the Vineyard. This is the quintessential lighthouse experience.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 April 2024
  • bandd2812
    County Donegal, Ireland186 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely sunset
    We visited here last week. The lighthouse is a fine building. We actually got inside for a quick look. It was late in the evening and the sun was setting. There was a lovely view. It's just off the road to the left when you are driving on the main road from Falmouth to Woods Hole. A proper signpost would help direct people there.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 June 2024
  • nowpacking
    Dallas, Texas3,469 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful setting…
    Built in 1876, Nobska stands on an elevated point to be seen far and wide. The Keepers House was also built in 1876 and originally had a covered walkway to the lighthouse. Slight changes have been made over the years.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 July 2024
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Unorganised
London, UK124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
We were lucky enough that our visit on a wet day coincided with the lighthouse being open and the four of us (mixed ages) thought enjoyed our visit. It was highly informative, unusual as we got to climb to the top and the volunteer team that showed us about were lovely. There was a toilet on site and a small exhibition. Special shout out to Ben - so charming and passionate about this place.
Written 4 October 2023
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Bucket List Lin
Boston, MA24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020
Located in Falmouth, MA this light house is usually open to the public and does tours, there are no current tours (COVID-19). There were a few places to park directly in front of the lighthouse but I can imagine during the summer you can’t even get close! Directly across from the lighthouse are trails leading down to the shoreline. They are steep, so wear sneakers and be careful! If you look out at sea you will see Martha’s Vineyard! Highly recommended a fairy ride out to the island! There is also a small beach on this same road and the Falmouth road race runs by this lighthouse as well!
Written 30 May 2020
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bandd2812
County Donegal, Ireland186 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We visited here last week. The lighthouse is a fine building. We actually got inside for a quick look. It was late in the evening and the sun was setting. There was a lovely view.
It's just off the road to the left when you are driving on the main road from Falmouth to Woods Hole. A proper signpost would help direct people there.
Written 15 June 2024
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Jeanine W
60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
Got dropped off at Nobska Light to start a 5 miler with my neighbor from Falmouth. When we arrived we were ‘in line’ to take a picture of ourselves with the beautiful lighthouse as our backdrop. We could have driven ourselves to the site- there are a few parking spots- but we didn’t want to have to drive back to pick up a car after our long walk. The view of Nobska is beautiful and the view FROM the lighthouse is beautiful. Well worth the visit!
Written 11 September 2022
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nowpacking
Dallas, TX3,469 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Built in 1876, Nobska stands on an elevated point to be seen far and wide. The Keepers House was also built in 1876 and originally had a covered walkway to the lighthouse. Slight changes have been made over the years.
Written 6 July 2024
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PowerTrippers
Cocoa Beach, FL1,509 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
My wife is crazy about lighthouses so I put together a Massachusetts-Maine lighthouse road trip for her. Nobska was one of our favorites. The lighthouse itself is very picturesque, and immediately behind it you get beautiful views of the bay and of Martha's Vineyard. If you're into lighthouses, Nobska is definitely worth the stop.

-The Power Trippers
Written 21 June 2021
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Muffletta
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Take the route along the shore that goes past the lighthouse and eventually leads to Woods Hole. Twisty road with gorgeous views of the water, marshes, and mysterious woods. Apparently the lighthouse is private and you can't visit.
Written 7 August 2022
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jcanale72
Goshen, NY145 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
Light house is closed an very much still in "covid mode". Parking is terrible and there is no real signage to self-direct you. If it wasn't for the video I watched I wouldn't have known about the path/lookout across the street. I may return in a few years to see if the lighthouse has reopened to the public. Right now I'm a little underwhelmed.
Written 6 June 2021
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John M
Mashpee, MA18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
The spot is high on a bluff with 300 degree panamera of Vineyard Sound. There are two perspective at this spot. Look inward to the historic lighthouse. Walk around the iconic sparkling white tower and then turn outward to face the ocean below. Scan Wood Holes, Elizabethan Islands, and Falmouth.

Walk across the street for a better vision of the rock cliffs. Also a remembrance stone of the a remembrance on a victim of 9/11.
Written 30 January 2020
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mainstreetman
Bourne, MA934 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Barnstable county has the most lighthouses of any county in the country. Nobska is the prettiest of all. As you approach, drive slowly because the little parking lot comes up on you quickly. Look both ways and cross the street to sit on the bench and watch the gleaning white ships of the steamship Authority going to and from from the Vineyard. This is the quintessential lighthouse experience.
Written 9 April 2024
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