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“Lighthouse tour”

Ranked #5 of 18 things to do in Freeport
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Owner description: Scenic coastal drive measuring 203 miles from Freeport to Quoddy Head.
New Bedford
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135 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“Lighthouse tour”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We traveled up Route 1 from the New Hampshire Border to Rockland ME. We took in at least eight lighthouses and was inspired by the awesome coast, the great towns, Old Port in Portland ME. Take Route 1 then take the side roads, it does not matter if you know where you are going, you will not be disappointed.

Visited March 2014
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Very nice drive, took it home and enjoyed all the sights”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

We traveled this route on the way home from Portland, Maine. It took longer but it was well worth it if you have the time.

Visited February 2014
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Just drive”
Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

So nice. Just drive, as long as you can. Sights are beautiful. Worth it. Properties are breathtaking and make you dream.

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Norwalk, IA
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Coastal drive”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were a little disappointed with the Highway 1 drive. We were expecting a water view drive. We didn't go much more than 50 or so miles north of Freeport. There just wasn't that much water view. This is not to say that it wasn't a picturesque drive, the scenery is pretty, lots of hardwood trees with beautiful leaf color. Maybe if we had driven farther north we would have been less disappointed.

Visited September 2013
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3 Thank Ron K
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Everett, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful drive if weather is clear.”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Be sure and drive up Hwy 1 to Wiscasset, about 45 minutes north and get a lobster roll from Red's Eats. It is right before the bridge on left side. Don't be afraid of the shack. It has the best lobster rolls I have ever tasted. Price is around $17 for the roll, but very worth every bite.

Visited October 2013
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