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“Climb to the top of the lighthouse...if you dare”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Lighthouse Beach

Lighthouse Beach
Ranked #15 of 36 things to do in Edgartown
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Newton, Mass
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225 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Climb to the top of the lighthouse...if you dare”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

It's $5 but the view is the best in Edgartown. The climb is the most intriguing part of the experience. I doubt the insurance company has any idea what's going on at the place -- you have to climb up and down a metal ladder to get to the lookout, and you could easily fall and end up in the hospital. Also, if your BMI is 30+ you may find the climb impossible, and I wouldn't recommend it for small children.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Trumbull, Connecticut
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119 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Nice Beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

This is a good place to relax. It is not very crowded (compared to some other beaches), and it is also a nice place to collect shells!

Visited July 2014
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Westchester, NY
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168 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“The Best Beach Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Unlike the nearby, and much stronger South Beach surf, or the frequently more crowded State Beach, Edgartown's Lighthouse Beach provides a secluded quiet beach haven. Located on the far side of the town itself and within view of Chappaquidick this scenic beach allows you a modicum of privacy, while gazing at the passing sailboats and wind surfers. During lower tides it would be to your advantage to protect your feet by wearing sandals or water shoes - since the shore line can be a bit rocky. Enjoy!

Visited July 2014
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Dallas, TX
2 reviews
“Secluded spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

We visited in June before the season truly starts, so we were easily able to find a nice secluded spot to read and share some wine and snacks. It was pretty windy but the sun kept us warm for most of the afternoon and we had a great view of boats coming in and out of the harbor. The lighthouse right behind us and the lovely whaling captains homes made for a great view when we were done watching the ocean.

Visited June 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“It's winter and breathtaking!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

Love to poke along the shore here, look out to sea and breathe in the fresh salt air! Watch the on-time ferry from Chappy!

Visited February 2014
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