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Long Point

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Three ways to get there...

You can take the water taxi, a cool way to travel. Or you can walk across the boulder causeway... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
grommit
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Grafton, Massachusetts
Great Lighthouse

Small and just large enough to enjoy walking to the top and out on the walk out. Convenient to... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
AlexJackSquirt
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Concord, North Carolina
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  • Average1%
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“round trip” (8 reviews)
“light house” (10 reviews)
“low tide” (9 reviews)
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Provincetown, MA
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

You can take the water taxi, a cool way to travel. Or you can walk across the boulder causeway: this is a challenging walk because the boulders do not make for an easy traversal. Or you can walk ALL the way around on the sandy...More

Thank grommit
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Small and just large enough to enjoy walking to the top and out on the walk out. Convenient to walk to with great scenery.

Thank AlexJackSquirt
Reviewed 27 August 2017

From Wood End Light, my husband and I walked to Long Point. We trekked between these points during low tide, so the sand was very hard-packed and easy to walk across. Once at Long Point Light, we stopped to take it all in: the blue...More

2  Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Walking on the breakwall to reach the tip takes about 45 minutes. It's not always easy going 'cause it's an uneven breakwall. But it's worth it for stunning views, less crowded beaches, swimming, fishing, or hanging. Pack a picnic and spend the day and walk...More

1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We took the Long Point Shuttle from the wharf about 50 yards from the fast ferry. $10 one way or $15 round trip. The shuttle also has chairs/umbrellas for $5/each to rent. Super convenient - way better than hauling them from Boston and cheaper than...More

1  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Not as many people spend the day out here, but it is a great place to get away! There is a stone jetty you can walk along (about 45 min.) from the PTown Inn... Then you walk along the beach to the light house. Many...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We should have planned more to have had a relaxing stay on the beach. We went to see the lighthouse and it did not disappoint. I just wish I had better shoes!! Water shoes would have helped a ton. And we saw seals everywhere! Groups...More

Thank axj23
Reviewed 9 August 2017

we took the ferry to get there. for 15$ you get a round trip plus 5$ for the lounge chair with umbrella if it is not windy. so make sure to pack up sunscreen, hat, and swim suit....it was just a marvelous day in the...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took the shuttle over to the lighthouse and spent a relaxing day on the beach. We brought a cooler with us and enjoyed a nice day at a spot that was not crowded like some of the other beach areas. A bonus was the...More

Thank suzieQ802
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Take the 10 minute ferry over to long point, very nice place to catch some rays! you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas on the small ferry.

Thank MEB155004
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Matthew_Jernigan
28 August 2017|
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Response from axj23 | Reviewed this property |
I've heard it's a long walk and pretty rough. I wish we would have done it but everyone scared us talking about it haha. But if you are prepared it should be fun! Plus they never told us you could do the one way back. They... More
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Paul S
23 August 2015|
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Response from Dean_Amy-2004 | Reviewed this property |
It is a long distance to Long Point from Provincetown Harbor; I may have been there during high tide, but it didn't look walkable to me out to the island. I took the shuttle for $15 round trip.
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Becca K
28 July 2015|
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Response from Septimus2 | Reviewed this property |
If you stand on a bayside beach (anywhere right off commercial and look out across the water to the lighthouse about a mile to mile and a half away, that's Long Point. You get there by kayak, small ferry boat (ferries leave... More
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