Chatham Lighthouse, Chatham

4.4
One of the first structures of its kind on Cape Cod, Chatham Lighthouse today hosts a U.S. Coast Guard station and holds a place on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed originally in 1808, the lighthouse underwent several phases of modification in the following two centuries until being fully automated in 1982. Climb to the top of the lighthouse via the stairs and ladder for a view of the Atlantic. Because this is an active Coast Guard station and working facility, you'll need to check the online schedule to see when the building is open to the public. To plan Chatham vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Absolutely one of the best views of the Chatham Bars and the Atlantic you will get. The lighthouse is just across the street. There are steps leading down to the beach where you and the family can tak...  more »
  • Fortunately, we stayed just down the street so we passed by it alot. There is public parking there and you can sit and enjoy the view. Nice to see it up close!  more »
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  • Really pretty light house. Looked well maintained. Beautiful beach and atmosphere. It was truly picture perfect.
  • Very easy to get to although you can't get close to it when it's closed as there is a fence around it. But still able to get good photos of it.

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