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So glad we made the climb

We visited several lighthouses today and this was probably my favorite. The setting is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Closing soon till 2020

We finally made it to Cape Cod lighthouse. The nearby museum was closed for the season, so we will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited several lighthouses today and this was probably my favorite. The setting is beautiful and since tickets were cheap ($6), there were only 66 stairs and the skies were clear, we made the climb. It starts with a brief history on Washington's commission to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally made it to Cape Cod lighthouse. The nearby museum was closed for the season, so we will be back to check it out. Nearly 70 steps to reach the top, and a minimum height to go up with little ones. They keep the...More

1  Thank Almost50Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just looking for things to do in the area so we went. My! My! Are we glad we did it! I have been to quite a few lighthouses, but this is the first that I am actually allowed to go inside. we visited today, on...More

2  Thank Michelli2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Cape Cod during the off season has its benefits. On this windy day, we decided to check out the Cape’s first light house. Admission was super reasonable at $6 for adults. That gave us 2 guides up the climb of the lighthouse. Guides were...More

1  Thank BrentF23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning lighthouse and tour up to the top (69 stairs). Highland Light is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on the Cape. It was originally called "Cape Cod" light but when other lighthouses started being built they changed the name to Highland Light. The ladies that...More

1  Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always enjoy visiting different lighthouses especially on the Cape. This was so interesting as it is the oldest one and was nearly lost by the sea. The climb to the top on the tour was easy and the view specular.

1  Thank Karmablu3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free Parking. Walked past a group on the nearby golf course on our way to the site. Short, inexpensive tours of the lighthouse are available. Gift shop, exhibits and rest rooms on site.

1  Thank edward d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For 6 USD you get a short excursion into Cape Cod‘s maritime history paired with an excellent view over the outer Cape. Definitely a must have seen....

1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The lighthouse was open that evening for the full moon and it was great to be able to tour the inside and then to watch the moon rise over the Atlantic. Very informative and great fun. Bring bug spray!!

1  Thank travelgman
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to tour the lighthouse. We had a moderate wait of about ten minutes. That was the perfect time to look at the exhibits and watch the video. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The climb was easy at the bottom and a...More

1  Thank 55LakeLady
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Jun B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many.. but its not that bad.