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Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse

Sohier Park, York, ME 03909
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Ranked #1 of 16 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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Arlington, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Have to bring your camera. This is probably the most photographed lighthouse in the world. You'll always see professional and amateur photographers here. In bad weather just sit your car and look out to the lighthouse and ocean. In good weather there are the benches and rocks to sit on. There are no public restrooms here.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

The Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse is worth the trip alone when visiting York Beach, Maine. Bring a portable lunch or just a blanket and a sit on the rocks and enjoy the view. Because the lighthouse is on a small island, one can sit and view activity in front and beside the island. It is simply one of those places... More

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greeley, CO
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128 reviews 128 reviews
57 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a picture perfect lighthouse on a small island just off shore. Because there is nontourist access to it, photos are uncluttered with other people. There is some parking on shore opposite the light. We were there on a Sunday afternoon on Oct. 20 and there were only a couple of parking spots left, so I imagime in season... More

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Matawan, NJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

What more can I say "picture perfect" is the only way that I can describe this attraction. The reviewers photos tell it all without exaggeration. It is a lighthouse you won't want to miss while visiting Maine. Natural beauty.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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226 reviews 226 reviews
58 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This was a great photo op. Although the day was windy, we had a wonderful time photographing the lighthouse with its white cap waves over the rocks. It's one of our best lighthouse visits yet. The drive here was also fantastic. We drove by York Beach but unfortunately were unable to photograph Roger Moore's house. That would have been nice.... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I don't know what your picture of a Maine Lighthouse is but my bet is Nubble Lighthouse is what you see whether you have been there or not. The crashing waves and the beautiful setting is a thing that books are written about. One of the most fascinating things about the lighthouse is artist Bill Thomson. Not only is he... More

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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Bring your camera it's a must , nice picture to do Very nice place by the sea , with a parking lot, close to York

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Kansas City, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful to view and photograph. You can't go inside. There is a beautiful, windswept rocky beach with benches where you can sit and admire the view of the lighthouse and the Atlantic.

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Tidewater, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I've seen pictures of this lighthouse for year -- this time I saw it in person & it's magnificant! The surf pounding at it's base, the starkness of it, etc. was fascinating. Also, nice restaurant & gift shop on-site.

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Chicago, Il
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Lighthouse is a lovely spot on the coast. I can imagine having to transfer supplies along the cable between the mainland and the island. There are good signs to the lighthouse, good parking and a nice gift shop with very helpful people. Since this was my first time in the area their directions and recommendations were very much appreciated.... More

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