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Highland Light

27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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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 1 week ago
Kearney, Nebraska
Awesome lighthouse and view

Took the tour, the guide was very informative. Lots of stairs, and steep stairs. once to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle M
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This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 14 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 12 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 12 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 11 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
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting tour of lighthouse, that was moved to save it from erosion. Staff were very informative, sharing the lighthouse history. Awesome views from the top...

Thank bill_of_prospect
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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.