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Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

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Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

141 Reviews
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Bug Light Park End of Madison Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106
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5 Lighthouse Bike Tour with XL Lobster Roll
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5 Lighthouse Bike Tour with XL Lobster Roll

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Discover Portland Maine and the shores of Casco Bay by bicycle! Join us for the 5 lighthouse bicycle tour of Portland, Maine featuring the Maine coast, lighthouses, and Portland’s history. We have made some modifications to the 5 Lighthouse tour in response to COVID-19. We have modified the tour to allow us not to have guests in our vehicles. As a result of this change, guests will begin biking from the Ocean Gateway and return to the Ocean Gateway by bicycle.  Groups will generally see only 4 lighthouses (Bug Light, Spring Point, Portland Head Light and Ram Island Ledge). Lunch will be provided by we will source all food from vendors.
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fefa1986 wrote a review Sep 2020
Seattle, Washington338 contributions40 helpful votes
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I am a sucker for lighthouse! This one is not a huge one but it’s truly amazing ! I got lucky that there was not too many people so I could get some nice pic!!!! Very lovely place !!!! Has free parking !!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Chuck52310 wrote a review Aug 2020
New Haven581 contributions175 helpful votes
This lighthouse, also known as Bug Light, is easily accessible and quite charming. Well worth the visit.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Roberts69 wrote a review Jun 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom13,682 contributions1,274 helpful votes
I have just written a Review for "Bug Light" in the 'Bug Light Park' listing here on TripAdvisor so do take a read of that... But in short this lovely historic small Lighthouse, one of a kind in the World, built in 1875 to mark the entrance to Portland Harbour is well worth a visit. You don't need long here but it is a place you will be glad you visited when in South Portland, Maine.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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April Hurst wrote a review Feb 2020
South Portland, Maine44 contributions1 helpful vote
A great place for a little family time. A fantastic place, for an afternoon picnic. We really had a fun time!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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JenniferandAlan wrote a review Dec 2019
Easton, Pennsylvania343 contributions46 helpful votes
This lighthouse is also called the "bug light". It is small but quite distinctive in that it is modeled after a 4th century Greek monument and has Corinthian columns There is a nice parking lot and the light is easily accessible with a walkway to the light. You can stand right by the light inside of the fencing around it and just take in the sky and sea. And it's free! Don't miss this.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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