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“Closed, although there were people inside”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Highland Light

Highland Light
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US$130.00*
and up
Full-Day Provincetown Land and Sea Scenic Tour
Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Truro
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Halifax, Canada
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340 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
“Closed, although there were people inside”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

As we approached the lighthouse we noticed that there were some people inside so were hopeful that it was open however there were closed signs everywhere. The lighthouse wasn't anything special and in need of maintenance, however the view from the nearby cliff area was amazing and we spotted a number of whales.
It was interesting to note the territory battles between the lighthouse and golf course - there were signs everywhere to ensure that visitors to the two properties did not mix.

Visited May 2013
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Porter Corners
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“LOVE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

Stop here every time I am on the Cape the view is great and Relaxing to just sit at look out. Love this lighthouse awesome

Visited March 2013
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Off-season beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

Even though we visited off-season, the staff/volunteers were extremely accommodating and helpful. The view from up in the light was gorgeous, and the small shop held many interesting items. The cranberry soap was especially fragrant! Don't forget to pet the adorable canine light keepers. Our tour up into the light was led by Dan, who was very informative, telling many stories of the lighthouse and the Cape. Additionally, the small museum right off the gift shop had old lights and was full of fascinating information. A short film is shown in an adjoining room that tells of the lighthouse's move back from the sea, funded by federal, state, and local agencies alike. I would thoroughly recommend a visit to anyone who is the least bit interested in light houses or history!

Visited March 2013
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Dont miss it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

a wonderful New England Light perfect for pictures and picnics. Spectacular water views. Easy access and parkling.

Visited September 2012
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Vienna, Virginia
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Beautiful views, majestic cliffs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

The Highland Light is located right in the middle of a golf course! Park near the Golf Pro shop (which also has snacks) and walk down a path past greens to the lighthouse itself. 30 minute tours to the top run $4. Walk to the viewing areas near the edge of the cliffs to see the endless Atlantic and tall cliffs along the shore.

Visited October 2012
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