Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Siasconset

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#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Nantucket
Sankaty Head Lighthouse is located in Siasconset. Put Sankaty Head Lighthouse on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nantucket tour itinerary planner .
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  • We were on an Island tour and this lighthouse was one of the stops. It is located quite a ways from downtown Nantucket. We were there in Early May, so the daffodils were still in bloom. My wife loves ...  more »
  • As part of a local tour we were able to stop at the Sankaty Lighthouse! its very picturesque, BUT it is a 9 mile trip from the harbor to this lighthouse (An easy lighthouse to visit) there is no beach...  more »
  • Stopped by the Sankaty on a whim - it was a foggy fall day and the light was aglow. It was very beautiful. Wish we could have climbed to the top.  more »
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  • Wow, the best light house on the island, quite secluded and the most breath taking view.
  • Absolutely gorgeous setting for a gorgeous lighthouse. The view from the top of the bluff it sits on overlooks a good portion of the island as well as the coast (where you'll see seals!). Well worth the trip up.
  • beautiful location
  • Beautiful light house and worth stopping by to walk around it if you are in the area. There are a couple of days a year that it is open so that you can walk up and see the view from the top. Check the website for times to see if it coincides with your visit.
  • Breathtaking at sunrise.

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