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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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Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
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All reviews on the rocks gift shop light house sohier park new england parking lot beautiful spot rocky island small island york beach maine coast take pictures parking is limited great photos enjoy the view crashing waves bring your camera
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Reviewed yesterday

This is rated Trip Advisor number one location - a MUST see. There could have been some information somewhere or online to say that it was currently (and for some obvious time) surrounded by scaffolds and netting. A wasted trip.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We always love to visit this location when we are in the area. Didn’t know the lighthouse was encased in scaffolding. Wasn’t like the normal beauty we are used to seeing. Maybe it will be nicer when they are finished with the remodel or whatever...More

1  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have commented, it is under renovation at this time. It still was an okay view of the Captain's house adjacent. From here head to Fox's Lobster house. Great food.

1  Thank JackTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always make the trek to the lighthouse and was surprised to find lots of scaffolding there. However, that is a good thing so that when we get to see the results next year we can be impressed all over again. The views are is magnificent.

Thank Charlesandlouise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This famous lighthouse is currently under reconstruction otherwise we would have rated it with 5 stars. Although the parking lot is always busy we were able to find a place to park close to the lighthouse with no fee for parking. The sea breeze is...More

Thank Bailale d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first lighthouse on our tour and we were a little disappointed when we pulled up and it was under construction. We visited early October and not sure how long it’ll last but didn’t make for the best photos. Pretty setting (not the...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not see lighthouse because it was under construction and covered with construction netting. Seascapes were beautiful but viewing the lighthouse was a disappointment.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited here on a blustery day in September. There is plenty of parking and a lot of space to sit and watch the waves and take in the smell of salty air. Because of the wind, the waves were huge and...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we knew this before driving here- especially on a 53 degree windy day. Lighthouse is under construction/renovation. I wouldn't recommend going here during a vacation or long weekend right now.

1  Thank MelissaG3605
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go inside the lighthouse. There is a really nice visitor center. Buses are Welcome. Large amount of restrooms modern. Outside area great place to take Pictures. Wear sturdy shoes on the the rocks around the area. Restaurant nearby.

Thank Eugenia Z
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memueller
September 15, 2018|
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Response from charlee512016 | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s on an island.
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Craig Z
July 5, 2018|
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Response from RYYS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the scaffolding is still up but it only covers a portion of the site. It’s still worth visiting, but if you like taking lighthouse pictures more artistic than snapshots, then it may not be the best time to visit.
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Julia A
May 16, 2018|
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Response from jm g | Reviewed this property |
I was there in mid October - there were several people. but admittedly, the winds keep the people 'moving' - as a photographer, I probably spent more time there than your general lighthouse tourist type. The weather here is... More
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