lighthouses

A Visit to the Portland Head Lighthouse

On a recent stunning fall afternoon, I decided to visit a favorite location for many aspiring photographers and lighthouse fanatics – the Portland Head Lighthouse.  Located just on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, this historic lighthouse (first lit in 1791) is situated on a 90 acred park, which is perfect for enjoying breathtaking views of the Maine Coast. While the lighthouse also features a museum that operates from 10-4 every day, I decided to visit just prior to sunset to… Read More

Visiting Lighthouses Near a Maine Bed and Breakfast

We’re quickly approaching a really exciting day of the year – Open Lighthouse Day – which means that visitors to our Maine Bed and Breakfast have the opportunity to venture inside some of the incredible gems that speckle the Maine coastline.  While we are extremely fortunate that, starting during summer 2011, the Friends of Wood Island Lighthousebanded together to offer tours of the facility.  Their volunteer effort has truly been remarkable, as the group has offered six plus tours a week during… Read More