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Chandler Hovey Park and Marblehead Lighthouse

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Great views of the harbor

Great place to see the harbor and the boats and the lighthouse. The lighthouse isn't the prettiest... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MrSwarm
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Beautiful view of Marblehead harbor

It was a cold day in Marblehead but the sun was shining. We drove to the park and took in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tina P
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Somers, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to see the harbor and the boats and the lighthouse. The lighthouse isn't the prettiest there is but it is rather unique as there exists only one other of the same construction (Sanibel Island, FL)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cold day in Marblehead but the sun was shining. We drove to the park and took in the views. We also walked around the area and saw the rocky coast. There was an area you could walk down to a small rocky...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tina P
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is an excellent place to view Marblehead, Marblehead Harbor, and the Atlantic Ocean. There are park benches and one area that has covered seating. Spectacular seaside setting is not to be missed when visiting Marblehead. Also a stop for Poke-mon collectors!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow. You have to see it yourself. Easy to walk around, plenty if benches to sit, read, relax and just enjoy this amazing view. Drive around the island to see some amazing homes.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Great place to visit on a nice day for views of the harbor and for some fresh sea air. There are those big coin operated binocular viewers there to get a closer look at the boats coming and going. One is free near the lighthouse...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John A
Reviewed October 3, 2018

What a lovely spot! While the skeletal, metal lighthouse is interesting, the best park of this park is closer to the parking lot. Rocky shore, crashing waves, sailboats in the distance, this spot is like a postcard. There were 10 of us visiting the park,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Away from it all, for a stroll or to sit and relax by the ocean waves, this place is perfect to go with children, you loved ones or by yourself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank segalarnold
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Beautiful old lighthouse just up from a ritzy Yacht club. Quiet and scenic, another great place to spend some downtime when in Marblehead!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff T
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had a few hours to kill before heading back to Boston and flying out. We decided to stop here and were really glad we did. My only regret is that we didn't bring a picnic. The view of the boats in the harbor is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 51dougw
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lovely public place with views along the coast and of the bay and the lighthouse. Good place to walk and sit and take in the day - would recommend those visiting North Shore to visit Marblehead and take in this glorious view.

Date of experience: August 2018
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