We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
25
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor.
Contact
Boston, MA
Website
+1 617-223-8666
Call
Ways to Experience Boston Light
from US$86.33
More Info
from US$111.22
More Info
Reviews (18)
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveller rating
16
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
16
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews coast guard light station boston harbor islands great trip lighthouse lens snowman climbing ladder auxiliary ranger boat tour
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 17 reviews
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is an awesome lighthouse to visit. It is not too tall (about 70 steps) and though a little tight going up the stairs and ladder, you are rewarded with a fantastic view of Boston Harbor with Boston's skyscrappers in the background. Keeper Sally Snowman...More

1  Thank Camille G
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

I can't believe this is at the bottom of best things to do in Boston list?! Crazy! Visiting here was one of the most picturesque and serene things I have seen in my life. Every angle and view here is beautiful. You can see the...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our harbor tour and visit to Boston Light. The Park Rangers, Coast Guard Aux, Lighthouse Keeper were all great and very well informed. The boat Captain was hilarious. More than just a lighthouse tour you get a great tour of the harbor.

Thank MarneMP
Reviewed July 21, 2017

The Boston Light tour was one of the highlights in our recent trip to Boston. Register and pay online and then show up a few minutes before your tour. We really enjoyed our boat ride out to the Island. We were not packed on like...More

Thank KCworldexplorer
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful trip to Boston Light now in its 301st year of continuous operation. The climb to the top was very worth the effort to enjoy the 360-degree view and see the light and lens up close. Ranger Matt made the trip extra...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The National Park Service & the US Coast Guard provide the tour for this wonderful 3 1/2 hours trip. The light keeper, Dr. Sally Snowman, dresses in period clothes to distinguish herself from the visitors and NP Rangers and she is very funny and full...More

1  Thank Ana A
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a treasure of the Boston Harbor Islands. Family friendly and very informative. A UMass boat takes you out to the Boston Light with narration by park rangers. You are greeted by the Keeper of the Light and volunteers who answer any questions. Climb...More

Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Plan on a 45 min boat ride - take lots of water and a snack or lunch. The park service and auxiliary coast guard staff are friendly and informative- 2016 is the 300th year of the lights operation. Sunscreen a must. The light house climb...More

Thank GRiegel
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Boston Light is well worth a visit for any lighthouse enthusiast. Located on Little Brewster Island about 45 minutes out in the harbor, Boston Light is the oldest light station in the USA, in service since 1716. I was able to climb the lighthouse, with...More

Thank Roy H
Reviewed June 27, 2016

For the ride to the lighthouse we had an interpretive narration which was very interesting. The lighthouse island itself has a few interesting points but the high point is obviously the opportunity to climb the lighthouse itself. If you like light house or are just...More

Thank Daniel O
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 87 nearby hotels
Nantasket Beach Resort
984 reviews
6.36 km away
Nantasket Hotel at the Beach
217 reviews
7.62 km away
Winthrop Beach Inn and Suites at Boston Logan Airport
102 reviews
8.77 km away
Winthrop Arms Hotel (Boston Logan Airport)
539 reviews
9.39 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,585 nearby restaurants
Paragon Grill
252 reviews
6.36 km away
Hull's Kitchen
68 reviews
6.43 km away
Weinberg's Bakery
47 reviews
5.24 km away
Daddy's Beach Club
104 reviews
6.46 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 933 nearby attractions
Nantasket Beach
372 reviews
4.11 km away
Deer Island HarborWalk
87 reviews
6.92 km away
World's End
234 reviews
7.84 km away
Paragon Carousel and Museum
46 reviews
6.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Boston Light staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines