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This lighthouse you see when arriving to Nantucket. great views from the boat. You can also walk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Location is easy to get to from downtown

You can walk to this lighthouse downtown. The view is so beautiful and you can see all the ferries... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dan F
Salem, Massachusetts
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Established in 1746, America's second oldest lighthouse has been in service more than 250 years.
Easton St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-2500
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All reviews watch the boats nantucket harbor an easy walk coast guard station light house boats passing short walk from town local fishermen american flag boat traffic nice walk vantage point sun sets great view of the harbor sea shells nice spot favorite spot
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lighthouse you see when arriving to Nantucket. great views from the boat. You can also walk to it if you are staying in the downtown area for a totally different view and a small beach with lots of shells.

Thank grdnT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rode our bikes out to the lighthouse. Pretty view and visited the USCG station there to say hello. Beach has good view of harbor and to just relax and watch the boats enter the harbor

Thank _davidjhellmuth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can walk to this lighthouse downtown. The view is so beautiful and you can see all the ferries and boats come in. Took lots of pictures from here. Nothing else around to do and lots of sand to walk on to ge to the...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's lovely to look at. No wonder, so many couples choose this place to get married. Since 1988 I've been to Brant Point Lighthouse in May and in October many times and this time for the first time shortly before the sun did rise. Incredible!

Thank Chrissie777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this spot! We had a photoshoot here on our minimoon and I didn't want to leave! Great views and there are more shells here for picking than other parts of the island

Thank agmirra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I never in all my thirty years visiting Nantucket fail to spend time at Brant Point lighthouse, an easy walk or better yet bike ride from town, to see the water craft going in and out of the harbor, simply beautiful.

Thank WilliamDuffy
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We walked here and enjoyed the surrounding area en route. It was nice to see and photograph. Visit it

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This little lighthouse is such a landmark of Nantucket. You can see it entering and leaving the harbor. It is a nice walk, not too far from downtown Nantucket.

Thank Lada K
Reviewed 29 September 2018

You can see this lighthouse from boat or shore. As you ride into the Harbor you see this Lighthouse and it's about a 10 minute walk from town. You can actually walk up to this Lighthouse via the plank or beach. The views are of...More

Thank neonmomf
Reviewed 24 September 2018

One of the first things we visited when we landed in Nantucket. A close walk and pretty landscape to take in. We only spent enough time here to take some beautiful pics

Thank monnie377
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jason k
12 June 2018|
Response from Dan5353 |
Pretty sure you can access it at any time. The lighthouse itself is not open but the beach around it is.
Bryce F
4 December 2017|
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Response from SanDiegoMomma | Reviewed this property |
Oh my goodness, I have no idea.
26 June 2017|
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.