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 art.com.

pictures of lighthouses
Two 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 fame
And one of Maine’s most popular tourist attractions the Portland Head Lighthouse located on a rocky cliff in Cape Elizabeth.

most haunted lighthouse
Heceta 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 USA
The tallest lighthouse of the nation, Cape Hatteras, 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 lighthouse
Just south of San Francisco in Half Moon Bay you find Pigeon Point Lighthouse where you can overnight in a Hostel.

Peggy's Point lighthouse
Final 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.

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