Race Point Lighthouse, North Truro, Massachusetts
The Race Point Lighthouse is a summertime escape located right on the beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Stay in the original keeper's house, which has been brought back to its 1950s state, according to Reservations Manager Nikki Nunes. Wildlife lovers will enjoy seeing whales and seals right from the beach, depending on the time of year. The lighthouse is still operated as a navigational beacon by the Coast Guard, so you can see its shining light during your stay.
There are two options for accommodations at Race Point; the original keeper's house, which sleeps up to 10, and the Whistle House, which was remodeled in 2007 and holds eight guests. In the keeper's house, you'll share space with the modern-day Keeper, who maintains responsibility for on-site activities.
The Keeper's House can be rented out per room per night, and rates range from $145 to $185. The Whistle House is rented out weekly, and costs between $2,000 and $2,500 per week (about $41-52 per person per night for eight guests). Both houses are open from May through Columbus Day weekend.
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