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Highland Light

27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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27 Highland Light Rd, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1121
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic!! Watching the sun go down and the full moon rise at the same time was incredible. The 360degree view from the top is the best! The women who greet are friendly and professional at the same time. And John gave the history just before...More

3  Thank paconchie
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting and informative with great tour guides and beautiful views . Great value. You get some background at the base and there is another guide at the top.

2  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

What is great about this lighthouse is that you can pay a small fee to go up into the light house. Very interesting. The light house was moved back about 20 some years ago because of the erosion of the cliff along the ocean. A...More

3  Thank Mom_USA70
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Highland Lighthouse at Truro is the oldest lighthouse on Cape Cod. The history about having to move it away from the eroding cliffs is very interesting. Take time to walk out and see the views of both the lighthouse and the cliffs overlooking the...More

3  Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved this Lighthouse. The staff were all informative and friendly. The tour was fun and, best of all, you got to go all the way up to the light room of the house. So cool! Also this Lighthouse is still in use... I'm...More

3  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited this Lighthouse on a trip about Cape Cod on a beautiful Spring Day. It is a wonderful lighthouse and the walk up to it is quite scenic, as you pass the Highland Links Golf Course, and also have some amazing views. You could probably...More

3  Thank pasowine
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Highland Light is a wonder site to visit if you are visiting the Cape Cod area. Though it is a bit worse for wear, it is an excellent example that still stands as a reminder of the importance of lighthouses in sea navigation.

2  Thank Alfbullock
Reviewed 26 May 2017

great history lies here in the oldest and tallest lighthouse in the cape! not a lot in this location have the tower open to the public this one is! family friendly, educational, historic

2  Thank Jo-z D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Recently, we visited Highland Light and were very impressed with the tour, staff and lighthouse itself. We got there just before closing time and the staff accommodated us which is very much appreciated. The tour is fairly quick, but extremely informative. After a quick history...More

6  Thank Eric0099
Reviewed 19 April 2017

In 1700, the area where the lighthouse stands was referred to as “Dangerfield” because of the many shipwrecks that occurred in this area. George Washington signed a bill in 1796 approving the construction of the Cape’s first lighthouse, the seventh to be constructed by the...More

4  Thank ITRT
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