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Iconic symbol for Maine

Historical, brings back a lot of childhood memories for me, and just a nice place to get out and... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Beautiful Sunrise

We came here thinking this was the location of the Portland Head Lamp. This isn't the iconic... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
Rebecca M
Greenville, South Carolina
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225 Two Lights Rd, opposite Lobster Shack, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-9515
+1 207-594-4174
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All reviews lobster shack two lights state park light house open to the public parking lot portland head light beautiful light small beach beautiful sight on the rocks fort williams park beach area beautiful area picnic tables lovely lighthouse gift shop iconic lighthouse
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We drove up expecting to see more and learn more about the lighthouses!! So we were a little disappointed to find you can't get close..

2  Thank T1412XOpaulk
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Historical, brings back a lot of childhood memories for me, and just a nice place to get out and enjoy on a rare hot sunny day in Maine along the coast. Beautiful scenery, love the smell of the ocean rolling in off the ocean, and...More

Thank TravelinMan757
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is NOT the Portland Head Light. This lighthouse, and the one to the west, are both privately owned and in a residential neighborhood and neither are open to the public. You can see the east lighthouse perfectly fine from the lobster shack so please...More

1  Thank Tad P
Reviewed February 7, 2018

we were so happy to see the twin lighthouses . beautiful sight even though it was freezing cold. Must see

Thank silent_21
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

We came here thinking this was the location of the Portland Head Lamp. This isn't the iconic Lighthouse that you've seen pictures of. However, this place is an awesome place to see beautiful place to watch the sunrise!! It was a little cloudy but here;...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Being from Maine of course I am partial to all our sites and history. If you want to see parts of Maine history this is a great add on. If memory serves there is a seafood shack on site, you can order your food and...More

Thank luvtravel98
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Technically, this is part of Two Lights - but this is the only REAL light. Very interesting lobster house across the street that I wish I had the time to explore because the place was PACKED

Thank jm g
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Came here years ago via a cruise, but this was much better because there was no time crunch. The lighthouse itself is beautiful, but the grounds, including the cliff walk, are very beautiful and relaxing. There is a small gift shop on site, and a...More

1  Thank Fenuzio
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Went to the Two Lights State Park and found that the lighthouses were not actually there. Found my way here and the Lighthouse is up above where the parking area is. The small beach down below the Lighthouse was my favorite spot. Take a seat...More

Thank Glori H
Reviewed October 3, 2017

visited in September 2016, had to view the lighthouse from the other side of the beach area, near to the Lobster Shack, great to take photographs though.

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Ed B
July 30, 2018|
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Response from HappyGrandpa6 | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes No the lighthouse is closed. You cannot go in. However it is a beautiful area. Great for a picnic or just to spread a blanket & relax