Your scenic half-day tour takes you to three of Maine's most prominent lighthouses. Driving through historic Portland, you'll arrive at Bug Light, a lighthouse built of brick-lined cast iron, and see the impressive sculptural tribute Liberty Ship Memorial, dedicated to 266 ships built there during WWII. Continue to sparkplug-style Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, then on to Fort William and Maine's oldest lighthouse, Portland Head Light. Enjoy exploring, and viewing interesting navigational aids in the museum.Highlights:
• Bug Light: Nicknamed for its small size, elegant Portland Breakwater Light was first lit in 1875.
• Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse: View a typical sparkplug-style lighthouse constructed of brick on a cylindrical cast-iron caisson, dating from 1891.
• Portland Head Light: Explore Fort Williams and visit the impressive museum located in the former lighthouse keeper's quarters.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards
• Bottled water
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes