US Lighthouses with Claim to Fame

Lighthouses that claim to be the most photographed ones of the nation or even the world. All available as posters at

pictures of lighthousesTwo of them being in Maine. Nubble Light aka Cape Neddick Lighthouse in York Beach, which has to be admired from a distance.

maine lighthouses with claim to fameAnd one of Maine’s most popular tourist attractions the Portland Head Lighthouse located on a rocky cliff in Cape Elizabeth.

most haunted lighthouseHeceta Head Lighthouse shines it's light from the Oregon coast near Florence. It made Coastal Living Magazine's list of the nations most haunted lighthouses. Stay in the adjacent Bed and Breakfast and perhaps you meet a ghost.

tallest lighthouse USAThe tallest lighthouse of the nation is Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. It sits on Hatteras island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Threatened by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean it was moved from its original location further inland in 1999.

Pigeon Point lighthouseJust south of San Francisco in Half Moon Bay you find Pigeon Point Lighthouse where you can overnight in a Hostel.

Peggy's Point lighthouseFinal destination Peggy's Point Lighthouse in Nova Scotia, Canada which was the sad witness to the Titanic tragedy in 1912 and the crash of Swissair Flight 111 in 1998.