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Maine's oldest lighthouse - and one of the most picturesque and most frequently photographed in the U.S. - has been in operation since 1791. Although it is closed to the public, you can stop by the adjacent museum, enjoy the grounds which include a...more
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I walk here every day and it is always different. During or after a storm the waves rage over the rocks. On a January morning you have the Cliff Walk all to yourself.
Eider ducks swimming in pairs during mating season. The smell of sweet...More
This lighthouse is quintessentially beautiful! My husband and I were in Portland for 24 hours and had chosen a hotel in downtown on the waterfront because we like to walk as much as we can wherever we're visiting. Now, this lighthouse wasn't within walking distance...More
There are a few beautiful light houses in Portland, Maine that are a must see and this is definitely one of them. There are a few different views you can get of the light house so take time to walk around and get them all!...More
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I believe there was a beach area in a nearby neighborhood where you could view the lighthouse from a distance, but I do not know of they close it off at certain times either. Otherwise, try contacting the museum and asking... More
I believe there was a beach area in a nearby neighborhood where you could view the lighthouse from a distance, but I do not know of they close it off at certain times either. Otherwise, try contacting the museum and asking someone there if they grant permission for such things.