Lighthouses in Massachusetts were once trusted tools for navigation at sea. Today they are windows into our nautical past, filled with folklore and stories of shipwrecks, heroism, romance and, some say, ghosts.

There’s Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse in America, established in 1716. Highland Light on Cape Cod, the first light seen on a voyage from Europe to Boston. Brant Point Light on Nantucket Island has been moved and rebuilt more than any other. Race Point Light, in Provincetown, is open to the public for overnight stays. There are so many more, and we welcome you to come explore, learn about and experience our wondrous array of historic beacons, located up and down our coastlines.

Cape Cod Lighthouse Tour Schedule

  • Annisquam Light, Gloucester

  • Gay Head Light, Martha's Vineyard

  • Brant Point Lighthouse, Nantucket

  • Coskata-Coatue, Nantucket

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  • Cape Poge Light +
    9 saves

    Cape Poge Light

    Edgartown

  • Cleveland Ledge Light +
    9 saves

    Cleveland Ledge Light

    Falmouth

  • Hospital Point Range Light +
    8 saves

    Hospital Point Range Light

    Beverly

  • Scituate Light +
    8 saves

    Scituate Light

    Scituate

  • Stage Harbor Light +
    8 saves

    Stage Harbor Light

    Chatham

  • Wings Neck Light +
    7 saves

    Wings Neck Light

    Falmouth

  • Borden Flats Light +
    6 saves

    Borden Flats Light

    Fall River

  • Marblehead Light +
    6 saves

    Marblehead Light

    Marblehead

  • Buzzards Bay Entrance Light +
    5 saves

    Buzzards Bay Entrance Light

    Falmouth

  • Butler Flats Light +
    4 saves

    Butler Flats Light

    New Bedford

  • Shearwater Excursions, Inc. +
    0 saves

    Shearwater Excursions, Inc.

    Nantucket

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