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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“on the rocks” (145 reviews)
“gift shop” (121 reviews)
“light house” (89 reviews)
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Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Classic New England must stop and take picture place. Lots of friendly tourists willing to help take the picture just ask. Super scenic and worth the short drive over.

Thank Toro9
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see, great photo Opportunity! Amazing views and seeing the lighthouse property all lite up for the Holidays was simply amazing!

Thank Jodi C
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Ok. I admit that I love lighthouses and this is one of my favorites. Built in 1879, it is on a little island off the coast and is an American icon. The Voyager spacecraft carries a photo of this lighthouse as one of Earth's most...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

If you are a fan of lighthouse this is one to put on your must see list along with Portland Head Light that is not to far away. Nubble is very windy and is not accessible but does not stop the crowds of people that...More

Thank KC4444
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

So easy to drive right up to. Excellent background for photos. A real Maine attraction ! If you want to see New England...this is the best view.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Had an extended stay in York Harbor for the holiday season. Very quiet this time of the year but still a lot to do and see. Drove over to the Nubble Lighthouse at night to see it all lit up with lights. Enchanting. The parking...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

You get a stunning view of this charming lighthouse from Sohier Park. There is no access out to it as it sits atop a rock outcrop just across the way from the Park. I have seen this lighthouse many times, but this trip I was...More

Thank Colleen C
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Leaving Ogunquit, drive slowly along Shore Road & take in the dramatic coastline to York. The Cape Neddick grounds were donated to the Town of York tin 1929. The only access to the island is via a small cable car. Visitors have a great view...More

Thank ChanEvan
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We've seen lighthouses on both coasts, but Nubble Point is special. It looks as if it were built for tourist photos, sitting on a small outcrop, just yards away from parking and walking trails.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Went for an overnight stay to see the lighting of the nubbles. Never did it before and we like to as a family do something special for Christmas. Traffic closes around 3p to the lighthouse so theyshuttle you from one of the beaches in a...More

Thank 89kathy
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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
26 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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