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Address: , Boothbay Harbor, ME
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Description: One of the nation's earliest settlement sites.

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Wonderful Drive to Lighthouse

A Must Drive when in Boothbay along Route 96 down around point to lighthouse. Stop at Lobsterman's Wharf for Twinlobster lunch /dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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English first
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A Must Drive when in Boothbay along Route 96 down around point to lighthouse. Stop at Lobsterman's Wharf for Twinlobster lunch /dinner.

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Connecticut
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited by private boat I'm not sure how one visits any other way. But if you can get there it is a magical place. It had a large thriving fishing community as early as the 1600s. Now deserted except for one private house and a caretakers cottage. There are several beautiful walking trails and a very small museum. To sore... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very typical little Maine town, nice shops and great restaurants. Drive the Island and see some of the greatest shoreline views, lighthouses and antiques.

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New Harbor, Maine
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A tiny little island off the coast of Boothbay Harbor. The protected horseshoe harbor has courtesy tenders and moorings. There is and old Coast Guard lifesaving station and small museum. This is one of the oldest settlements of the new world, Well worth the trip to walk around the trails on a nice sunny summer day.

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Drive down to Pemaquid Point and visit the lighthouse. Come back to Damariscotta for a bite to eat and shopping. Artsy feel to the town,

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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Not only is it one of the most gorgeous places I have ever been to....my family roots run deep there. My grandfather was raised on the island many moons ago. It's historic and breathtaking.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

What the Maine coast is all about. Beautiful things to see, and what a view of the coast and ocean. We try to include this into our stops when we visit Maine.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This island is best approached by your own boat. The inner cove has moorings where you can meet your friends for a tie-up or you can come by yourself to explore the island. It is a special place, uninhabited except by a privileged few who are committed to maintaining the pristine nature of the the island. Most of us who... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you want a nice relaxing afternoon , head to this island, anchor your boat, have a picnic, don't bring your dogs,

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Gardiner, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Not far from Boothbay Harbor or South Bristol, this island is only accessible by boat. You will pass a Coast Guard station to enter the cove. Bring some walking shoes and explore the island's many hiking trails, some with sweeping ocean vistas. There is a small museum and a salt pond.

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