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Absolutely gorgeous setting for a gorgeous lighthouse. The view from the top of the bluff it sits on overlooks a good portion of the island as well as the coast (where you'll see seals!). Well worth the trip up.
A fascinating history of lighthouses and the impact of erosion on the beaches of Nantucket. A beautiful destination for your bike ride from Nantucket city. Loved watching the seals play in the ocean from the view above at the lighthouse
The lighthouse was our first stop when we arrived on Nantucket. We drove through the town of beach cottages. (In summer these are the rose covered cottages.) The lighthouse was not as tall as we expected, but was recently painted. It overlooks the bluffs and...More
Beautiful autumn day and a lovely drive out to Sconset. The lighthouse sits on an eroding bluff there are signs explaining the history of the lighthouse and it's a leisurely stroll. Check out the bluffs we saw feeding seals just off shore. There is also...More
We stopped here as part of an overall Nantucket van tour (which I highly recommend) The lighthouse is HUGE and really beautiful. As a bonus, the views of the valley below on one side and the ocean on the other side are amazing. It is...More