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Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
+1 207-363-1040
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
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+1 207-363-1040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A scenic drive through York and out to the lighthouse. We were there in late October, early evening, and the wind and light were perfect. Interesting to see the small cable car which is the only access to the lighthouse located on a small island.

Thank graunke2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped enroute from Boston to Portland. The lighthouse is located in a picture perfect small town. There is parking available next to the lighthouse vantage point. Makes for great photos.

Thank RUTexan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful lighthouse across a small waterway. Not able to tour it but beautiful area. Lots of parking. This place has a great vibe to it.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy visiting and re-visiting the Cape Neddick Lighthouse, affectionately known as "The Nubble". Actually, Nubble is a Native-American word that means isthmus, because the lighthouse is located at the end of an isthmus in York, Maine. Always fun to observe people, weather, seagulls. Beautiful...More

Thank Audrey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say that hasn't been said... this place is amazing. Bring your camera, anyone can take great pics here. It is well worth the stop, or pics are great. Parking is available and the walk the to the light house is a short...More

1  Thank WVTim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maine has many beautiful and interesting lighthouses and Nubble Light aka Cape Neddick Light is no exception. Fortunately, a gentleman named Sohier donated the park bearing his name to the town of York for people to enjoy viewing this lighthouse which is one of the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip to New England and Lighthouses are such a treat. Blue Skies, Blue Water, Relaxing sounds of the waves against the rocky coastline. Plenty of parking and little or no walking required. Great place for pictures!

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought a friend here who was visiting from WA. As usual, BEAUTIFUL and lots of photo opportunities. The weather wasn't bad for Nov 4th. WE love visiting Nubble Light and also were so glad that there was an outhouse!!! HA!!!!

Thank dianaonacki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son happened on this as we were headed home from Acadia. So glad he did. York is not far off the interstate. We ate at the lobster pound on the harbor. From here you can see the lighthouse. You can also see the lighthouse...More

Thank Livelikethelocals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredible sight. The lighthouse is on a small island just off the edge of the coast. It looks like you're staring into a calendar or postcard. Some great rocks here to scramble around and use to sit on and take in the...More

Thank turbotrevor
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rrowe1932
27 November 2016|
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Response from Ridgewalkersss | Reviewed this property |
I looked around a bit and couldn't find an exact answer to that question. I would think they would come when the sun is down? Just a guess.
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SanDiego
25 August 2016|
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Response from Elaine F | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Again, you can't actually tour the lighthouse, but the grounds around it are cool too. It's probably a dusk to dawn type hours.
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Nanxi L
22 August 2016|
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Response from youllthinkofstay | Reviewed this property |
Theres not really a path. There are some benches scattered around, with a dirt/grass area to get to them. There are rocks as well that people sit on. I think a stroller should be fine to get to one of the benches.
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