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Brant Point Lighthouse

Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-2500
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Cute Lighthouse Walking Distance from Town

If your intention is to climb the nation's tallest lighthouse, this is not for you. If your goal is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NJRollHard
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New York City, New York
Nantucket to Boston

Cape Air flight in a twin prop 8 seater was fun. I got to sit in the co-pilot seat and watch the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
RonK53
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wayne, NJ
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Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service more than 250 years.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If your intention is to climb the nation's tallest lighthouse, this is not for you. If your goal is to see a cute, picturesque lighthouse and watch the Ferry go by, this is it. Brant Point Lighthouse is just under a mile from downtown Nantucket,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Cape Air flight in a twin prop 8 seater was fun. I got to sit in the co-pilot seat and watch the waves and see the islands at 5,000 feet. Not a cloud in the sky or a bump in the road. Great way to...More

Thank RonK53
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Seeing this lighthouse on the ferry was the best part of this lighthouse. Going to see it in person was just okay.

Thank Luke S
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Must visit if you come Photo opportunity!!! You must throw in a penny when rounding the lighthouse on the boat. It means a safe journey and a wish to return to Nantucket

Thank Barry R
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I can never visit enough lighthouses and this one was just another really fun one to go to. Great place to hang out and relax!

Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This little pint sized wonder is near the main dock in Nantucket and was a short bike ride from the bike rental shops.

Thank KNLA13
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Very cute lighthouse. We walked to it, though it is about a mile from the docks. We took many pictures of it. We could not go inside. We could walk around it and we took pictures of the Ferry Boat passing by, so that added...More

Thank Dale B
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nice place close to town down a quiet residential street in view of the ferry terminal. Great place for that quintessential Nantucket photo.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We walked over from N water street it was a good walk was expecting it to be a bigger light house ( it's the smallest one on the island) great place for pictures

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Beautiful lighthouse on the tip of the island is a must see. When I was there, a couple was taking wedding photos - special place! Coast Guard station is down the street.

Thank Shelley K
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Bryce F
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Response from hleonard | Reviewed this property |
lol Sorry not sure on that question
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Kristinejs
27 June 2017|
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Response from THam515 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure about that but made us wonder as well. It would make an excellent B&B or other type rental. What a location.
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