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Little Brewster Island and Lighthouse

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Address: Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
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Tour the Lighthouses by boat

We loved the brunch tour of Boston Harbour and the lighthouse tour. The food was great and the narrator was so informative.

Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Lufkin, Texas
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Lufkin, Texas
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We loved the brunch tour of Boston Harbour and the lighthouse tour. The food was great and the narrator was so informative.

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited and just loved the place. Beautiful views on a clear day with attentive staff supporting you. An hours ferry ride with stunning views of Boston as you leave and return.

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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was my second trip to the Little Brewster Island Lighthouse. The boat ride is pleasant, although the narration is practically inaudible. The first trip, I climbed the lighthouse. It is very interesting and offers great views, but be warned that it means 76 steps and two ladders in VERY hot, confined spaces. In fact, of the 40 climbers that... More 

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Lebanon, ME
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

This is a great trip with a guide giving historic and current information about the harbor and islands all the way out to the island (about 40 min.) We brought sandwiches and enjoyed the beautiful views of the harbor and islands while eating at a picnic table. I climbed the 76 steps and 2 ladders to the top of the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

What better thing to do on a hot summer day! The boat ride to the island was admittedly better than the actual visit. We got interesting commentary along the way about the different islands. The photo ops of the Boston skyline and then the lighthouse made this trip for me. The preboarding was a little chaotic and I must have... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

The knowledge of the guide is amazing. The freedom on the tour is great as well to just explore.. Not every lighthouse gives the opportunity to climb it. Thank you for the experience. The tour is also amazingly easy to book online. Super reliable.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

I didn't take the boat trip out to tour this lighthouse, yet, but I spent a couple of hours photographing it for a client from various spots in Hull, MA and along the shoreline. I have a couple of more trips planned to the Boston area this year and after spending so much time looking at it through the lens,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

Easy to find with a GPS, but be aware that you cannot walk to it because it is on a separate island with a no trespassing sign. but still neat to see.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Nice boat ride to a very interesting and historic light house. The tour includes a good climb to the top of the tower and wonderful vies of the harbo and Boston skyscrapers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Where else can you go to the top of a working lighthouse? Pick a nice day, bring a lunch and book early. It is a bit of an effort but a must for anyone that appreciates a lighthouse and the sea!

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