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Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse

Sohier Park, York, ME 03909
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Picnicking
Owner description: Considered to be the "most photographed" lighthouse, this 41-foot conical tower sits on the summit of Cape Neddick Bubble, a small offshore rocky... more » Owner description: Considered to be the "most photographed" lighthouse, this 41-foot conical tower sits on the summit of Cape Neddick Bubble, a small offshore rocky islet, looking proudly over the Atlantic. « less
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

A beautiful scenic view and chance encounter with Mr Bill O. Thomson, retired History Professor, Author, Lecturer, Painter, Lecturer, Local Businessman, appearances on PBS, Discovery, History Channel & Carnegie Hall, as well as Summer Volunteer at Nubble Light. He regales visitors with local history and tales while personalizing prints of his lighthouse paintings, donating the proceeds to the maintenance &... More

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

What can i say that has not already been said? The views are breathtaking. We have been in the morning, mid day, and at dusk. It is always great. Next on my list is to see it in the winter!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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175 reviews 175 reviews
36 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

There are really no words to describe the absolute beauty of the Nubble Lighthouse. Easy to find - easy to park and stroll around on the edges of the ocean and imagine what it is like to live there...

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were just riders in a car in which we were pleasantly taken to the Nubble Light. Not knowing what we were doing or what the Nubble Light was, it was just a great surprise on a wonderful day. While it is quiet crowed on a summer day in York it was worth the effort. There was plenty of parking... More

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A Light House that is so beautiful I go very often. You can't go right up to it as it is on it's own island. But you can get a good shot of it from across the water. There are also trails to walk around nearby.

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Toronto, Canada
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43 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

You cannot visit it. It is still a spectacular view from mainland. A bit tricky to find. Follow the signs or for GPS use intersection of Nubble Road and Sohier Park Road, in York. Free but limited parking. You stay overnight in the lighthouse. Stay and soak in the smells and sounds of the ocean.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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471 helpful votes 471 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Cape Neddick Light a/k/a The Nubble is on Nubble Island about 100 yards off Cape Neddick Point about two miles north of the entrance of the York River. It was built in early 1879 and brought into service on July 1, 1879. The sections of the 41-foot brick-lined cast-iron tower were manufactured in Portland and shipped to the site... More

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Arkansas, U.S.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Thought it could not get any better. Typically go in daytime for pics then to Browns for ice cream on a hot day. With a full moon decided to drive from York Harbor, with moonlight magic, put to Nubble. Everyone who vame near stopped..magnificent at night with a full moon. Worth a second trip

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Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This light is near the shore, perfect for wannabe photographers like me. Fantastic views all around from this point. Ice cream shop nearby as well as lots of lodging options, definitely a good area to spend a few days.

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved looking at it; unfortunately, it is not open to the public and you are not allowed to tour the grounds; however, it's still pretty neat to look at from "across the way" and they do have a gift shop.

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