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Highland Light

27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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Rather disappointing

My wife and I dropped by the Highland Lighthouse during a visit to Cape Cod based upon a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
A stop on our tour of Cape Cod

We enjoyed visiting the lighthouse and climbing up to see the light and the view. The stairs were... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Kearney, Nebraska
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This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (33 reviews)
“the cliff” (23 reviews)
“golf course” (38 reviews)
27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dropped by the Highland Lighthouse during a visit to Cape Cod based upon a recommendation in our guide book. Being the end of season, it was fairly quiet and while it was worth visiting, it was not particularly exciting and looked...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoyed visiting the lighthouse and climbing up to see the light and the view. The stairs were steep for older people. Others in our tour walked to the point and had a beautiful view from the other side of the lighthouse. This was interesting...More

1  Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Took the tour, the guide was very informative. Lots of stairs, and steep stairs. once to the top the view was amazing. Little museum downstairs which had some neat things. There was another museum that was closed for the seaosn in late october.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The day we visited Cape Cod, it was a downpour. We still braved the rain and fog to visit here. we did skip going inside but enjoyed the scenery all around. It was very interesting how these lighthouses have been moved back from the sea...More

Thank kristen d
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Of the all the lighthouses on Cape Cod, this is the best to visit (the Chatham Light is maybe #2). Lots of history. Take the tour to the top. Sweeping views from the platform on the cliff in front of the light and from the...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There is a fee to tour this lighthouse. The tour guides are very informative, telling about the history of the lighthouse. The nearby museum was closed for the season. The climb is not too bad, but it gets narrower as you go up. There is...More

Thank jastine
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The lighthouse, also called the Cape Cod Light, was relocated to this spot. It is well-kept and has a number of displays and videos explaining the history of the light.

Thank TaraB0997
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It could not have been more spectacular with the colors in the sunrise & the cloud formations above the lighthouse. Great for picture taking. Also it is right on a golf course so that added a nice addition

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you've never been to Highland Light, you have to go! It's more than a lighthouse. There's a very interesting museum located in the building, and during certain times of year they offer guided tours of the lighthouse. A lot of history, a lot to...More

Thank capecodlobstahlovah
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband and I just visited the lighthouse and found it to be a very enjoyable and educational experience. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Linda (the docent when we were there) was fabulous! She was a wealth of information and such a good...More

1  Thank Belinda B
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Debbi R
14 September 2017|
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Response from Jun B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many.. but its not that bad.