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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  • Nobska Point Lighthouse +
    14 saves

    Nobska Point Lighthouse

    Woods Hole

  • Point Gammon Light +
    11 saves

    Point Gammon Light

    South Yarmouth

  • Race Point Light +
    17 saves

    Race Point Light

    Provincetown

  • Sankaty Head Light +
    13 saves

    Sankaty Head Light

    Nantucket

  • Scituate Light +
    8 saves

    Scituate Light

    Scituate

  • Shearwater Excursions, Inc. +
    0 saves

    Shearwater Excursions, Inc.

    Nantucket

  • Stage Harbor Light +
    8 saves

    Stage Harbor Light

    Chatham

  • West Chop Light +
    10 saves

    West Chop Light

    Vineyard Haven

  • Wings Neck Light +
    7 saves

    Wings Neck Light

    Falmouth

  • Winter Island Light +
    33 saves

    Winter Island Light

    Salem

  • Wood End Light +
    11 saves

    Wood End Light

    Provincetown

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