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always love to go to see lighthouses on any vacation spot that is visited. This was is great and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
KayorLorieL
Nice

I’ve really never gotten too close to this place as I believe a boat would be necessary. However... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
BigoBoca
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Built in 1880, this 25-foot lighthouse flashes white every six seconds as it stands guard over Cape Porpoise Harbor.
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Cape Porpoise, Kennebunkport, ME
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

So far out in the harbor you can not really see clearly. Parking is difficult. It is scenic, but at the end of the day, just another lighthouse.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bob10590
Reviewed 24 September 2018

always love to go to see lighthouses on any vacation spot that is visited. This was is great and very nice

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KayorLorieL
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Very nice, but better lighthouse scenery in other areas like Two Lights and Portland Head Lights. This is certainly picturesque, though. Bring a long zoom lens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2goagain
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Viewing from shore is difficult. It is out in the harbor a good distance, so bring your telephoto lens or binoculars.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CWOKen
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I’ve really never gotten too close to this place as I believe a boat would be necessary. However, sitting in Cape Porpoise it can be see and looks nice.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lighthouse sits on the point of an island at entrance to bay and harbor at Cape Porpoise. Best to have good zoom on your camera as it is quite a distance offshore from the best viewing spot. Also need clear weather with sun in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Drove out to see lighthouse. Knew we would only be able to view from a distance. I think you can take a boat tour to get closer. Cape porpoise harbor is very quaint and worth the drive out to see and eat on the harbor.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vistaviewer77
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We came from Oklahoma mainly to see lighthouses and followed our GPS to see many of them along the southern coast including taking two boat tours. Like others, we wound all over the small beach town to find this one on a little point next...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Charrie S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great views of the lighthouse from the lookout or by walking down the dock. Easy to get to and not crowded.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AngieH933
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The area is pretty cool but the lighthouse is pretty remote. If you drive up to Portland, there are much better lighthouse viewings. Parking here is also very limited.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Anthony R
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philipr105
26 June 2017|
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Response from LivinInTheBunk |
I believe next year there will be an Eco Tour, New England EcoAdventures, that will be giving tours.
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