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East Chop Lighthouse

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Address: E. Chop Dr., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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+1 508-627-4441

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Beautiful Lighthouse

This Lighthouse offers amazing views. We could not go in (not sure that is even allowed any more) but it is worth the trip.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Lighthouse offers amazing views. We could not go in (not sure that is even allowed any more) but it is worth the trip.

Thank 3boysmomBaltimore
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The East Chop Lighthouse has a wonderful expansive view, and is in a very scenic area of Martha's Vineyard. A great place to take pictures, stop and enjoy the smell of sea air, and watch the ferries go by before traveling a little further on East Chop Drive to see the house from Jaws. Well worth a trip no matter... More 

Thank NJ B
New Orleans, United States
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104 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Lovely older light house. Not overly big. Nice long walk to see it. Beautiful area and day along the way.

Thank Christina B
New York City, New York
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104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this place and took lots of photos. Lots of history and interesting facts about the importance of this lighthouse. Would have liked to have gone inside!

Thank Mantaaal
New England
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251 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited all 5 lighthouses on MV/Chappy. And it was so worth it! This was super easy to get to....park on street and walk right up to it overlooking the ocean. Beautiful.

Thank snow_beach
Bristol, Connecticut
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407 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A great place to stop and rest even if the lighthouse is not open. It is situated on a bluff, high above the water and very peaceful. Plenty of benches (each dedicated to a person or family). Parking is a bit dicey, but available. Just pull over in front of the lighthouse and be careful not to park on private... More 

Thank jer b
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97 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A must stop for photo ops and great ocean views although it can be windy and chilly if shoulder season.

Thank drregina
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We took a bus from Vineyard Haven and got off at the state police building. (Tip: stay on a little longer and ask the bus driver to let you off at the road that leads down to East Chop. From there, it's a .6 mile walk.) It was a long walk, but the houses along the way were beautiful, which... More 

Thank rockpott
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice bike ride to see the lighthouse! No bike path but the road was pretty quiet. You are not able to go up in this lighthouse but you can if you go down to Chappy.

Thank Joan S
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Nice first lighthouse to tour on the island. It is small, however a nice view. easy to reach and no problem parking

Thank Dave D

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