Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

Portland Breakwater Lighthouse
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Unusual lighthouse designed after Greek monuments.
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BER0416
Chattanooga, TN722 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Overcast day when we visited the Breakwater Lighthouse. However, it was still an interesting to see and imagine the views of the bay.
Written 26 November 2023
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RollTideRollAZ
Peoria, AZ901 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Smal lighthouse that you can walk onto in a small part next to the Liberty Ship Memorial. Park used to fly kites and picnic areas as well. Lots of great shots of the Portland waterline, ferries, and sailing vessels.
Written 27 July 2023
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P & G S
Bondurant, IA1,086 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
This cute lighthouse is on a walking path and is easily accessible by most. The path is paved but to get to the lighthouse is a little uneven.
Written 26 December 2022
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jbrenz
Chicago, IL1,573 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Friends
Beautiful little lighthouse and park. Could see Fort Gorges from shore, too. Very clean park that is also dog friendly. Pretty little spot to picnic or just pass some time with some gorgeous views!
Written 12 December 2022
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Jessica P
Jacksonville, FL42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
Nice area by the water. You can walk right up to the little lighthouse. Lots of boats going by. We were there on a Sunday and there were lots of people flying kites, riding bikes around, walking their dogs, etc.
Written 18 September 2022
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Carrie D.
Cleveland, OH2,297 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
One afternoon, while vacationing in Saco, Maine, my parents and I decided to visit a few of the local lighthouses. This was the first one we stopped at and we were charmed by this little lighthouse. It's near the famous Portland Head Lighthouse and definitely worth the side trip. It's smaller and less overall dramatic than Portland Head Light, but sweet and charming in it's own way. And it had really great views of Portland, too.

And as an added bonus, parking was free! There's also a small house that includes a visitor center and gift shop on the way into the parking area.
Written 7 August 2022
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NHjo
Saco, ME12,269 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This is what people would call a 'cute' lighthouse because it's so compact. It's known to the locals as Bug Light. The park associated with it is a wonderful spot to picnic, play, enjoy the water and city views, walk the trail, and see the Libery Ship Memorial that's at the opposite end.
Written 6 May 2022
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Patron17
Denver, CO267 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Family
Appreciated learning why the bug light was installed and how the land has changed since. Glad we stopped to see all three Portland lights
Written 19 October 2021
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Maltipoo16
New York1,763 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Family
Even with some showers, this lighthouse is still beautiful. The park leading up is beautiful as well. There was an amazing view of the water and surrounding area once you reached the lighthouse after a short walk from the parking lot.
Written 17 October 2021
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westie2
Kensington, CT10,198 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
We visited Bug Light Park in order to see this beautifully situated lighthouse and it did not disappoint. It is located in an 8+ acre park that offers an expansive view of Portland harbor and the skyline of the city. We found ample parking and admission was free.
Written 13 October 2021
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