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Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse

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Address: Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
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Activities: Picnicking
Description: Considered to be the "most photographed" lighthouse, this 41-foot conical...
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.
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Gorgeous!

Cape Neddick Nibble Lighthouse is one of the most photographed and most beautiful lighthouses in Maine. It has a regal look and it magically changes as the sun rises and slowly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Portland, Maine
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432 reviews 432 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Cape Neddick Nibble Lighthouse is one of the most photographed and most beautiful lighthouses in Maine. It has a regal look and it magically changes as the sun rises and slowly moves toward setting time. There is a great gift shop as well as places to perch and take in all the beauty of the lighthouse, the complex, and of... More 

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Sanford, ME
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

It is beautiful to see Nubble Lighthouse lit for the holidays! Usually the lights go up in November and stay until late January!

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Thankfully we were able to visit this amazing place in Fall! Oh my! So beautiful.The lighthouse was serene and the first day was super cloudy and you couldn't see much, but the 2nd day was clear with a few bright white cumulus clouds. The surrounding town is a beautiful drive and it seemed like everything is so close together. But... More 

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York, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have to visit the "Nubble" and see the lighthouse. Gorgeous vistas and stunning views! Pack a picnic lunch or a snack and watch the waves crashing on the rocks. Very popular area for scuba diving. Ice cream also available at Fox's or nearby Brown's Ice Cream. Notice the pulley that connects the mainland with the Nubble. Legend has it that... More 

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York, Maine
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a very special place with wonderful views. There us also a nice store, snack area and benches. It is convenient and easily accessible.

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Chengdu, China
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Picturesque lighthouse out on an island. When you conjure a picture in your mind about what a new england lighthouse looks like, you are more than likely thinking of the nubble. I think it looks the most beautiful in the winter with snow and the wreath on the red shed.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I grew up in Maine, and was actually born about five miles from this lighthouse. I've lived in five different areas of the U.S. and travelled through more than 30 states. I've seen lighthouses in four different states, but Cape Neddick, or Nubble Light as it's more commonly known is by far my favorite. Nothing compares to it. I've seen... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Amazing place to take pictures of the ocean and the light house. In the summer this is a great place to go out from with a kayak or go diving.

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Clearwater, Florida
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It really is like a postcard, we took pictures and posted a couple on Facebook and everyone thought it was a postcard. We went in January, with a little snow and ice which really enhanced the photos. Also as you might expect not many people around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great place for ocean views and photography. If expecting to find activities such as tour of the light house (which is on an island) or hiking you might be disappointed. Nice place to 'chillax' with your lunch or a book when weather is warm.

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