NEW ENGLAND /
|Braddock Point Lighthouse - On Lake Ontario near Rochester, New York, and open seasonally as a bed and breakfast.|
Light Bed and Breakfast - On the waterfront in
the quaint village of East Blue Hill, Maine. There is a privately
built tower resembling a lighthouse at this inn.
Rocks Light -A "sparkplug" style lighthouse
near North Haven, in midcoast Maine. One of the few offshore
lighthouses anwyhere offering overnight stays.
Lighthouse Inn - In West Dennis on Cape Cod, MA, picturesquely
situated along the shore of Nantucket Sound.
River Light - In the unspoiled fishing village of Cutler,
Maine. The station has been restored by the Friends of Little
River Lighthouse, a chapter of the American Lighthouse
Point Light - A spectacular location in Bristol,
Maine. A one-bedroom second floor apartment is available for
weekly vacation rentals.
(Gurnet) Light - A very historic light station
near Cape Cod. The Keeper's Cottage can be rented by the week
or by the month.
Beach Bed and Breakfast - Not a lighthouse, but
a converted lifesaving station. With views of the mouth of the
Kennebec River, and Seguin and Pond Island lighthouses.
Point Lighthouse - At Provincetown at the tip of Cape
Cod, recently restored by the Cape Cod Chapter of the American
Island Lighthouse - In Newport Harbor, Rhode Island.
A wonderful place!
Lighthouse - In New York, on the Hudson River at Esopus
Harbor Resort - Part of this resort on the Casco
Bay is modeled to look like a lighthouse, with rooms inside.
|Seguin Island Light
- Off the mouth of the Kennebec River in Maine. There are overight
accommodations available for members of the Friends of Seguin Island.Email email@example.com or call (207) 443-4808 for more information.
Lighthouse - Open to the public for daily, weekly and
monthly rentals for most of the year. In New York on Lake Ontario,
at the mouth of the Salmon River.
Mile Point Lighthouse - 30 miles east of the Niagara
River on the shore of Lake Ontario in Golden Hill State Park.
The three-bedroom apartment in the former keeper's house is available
for rental year-round. You can make reservations by calling
1-800-456-CAMP or by visiting www.reserveamerica.com
- Offering programs for adults at an historic lighthouse in the heart
of the Maine coast. In addition, the entire facility is available to
rent for up to seven days and six nights.|
Neck Lighthouse - This pretty lighthouse in Pocasset
on Cape Cod is available for rent.
|You can find information on
bed and breakfasts in Newport County, Rhode Island, at the website
of the Newport
County Bed and Breakfast Association and also the website of the Newport County Inns and Bed and Breakfasts Association.
Inn - Near the San Francisco Bay area towns of
Point Reyes Station and Inverness, providing romantic lodging
in a luxurious tree house located near the Point Reyes National
Seashore and Lighthouse, one hour from San Francisco and the
California Wine Country.
Point Light - The Points Northeast Historical Society
runs a Keeper's Cottage Program for those who would like
to serve as "keeper." Located in a park in Tacoma,
Brother Light Station - A bed and breakfast inn perched
atop an island in the straits that separate San Francisco and
San Pablo Bays.
Head Lighthouse, Oregon - A working lighthouse, interpretive
center and bed & breakfast. That seven-course gourmet breakfast
sounds awfully good!
Dungeness Lighthouse - Sequim, Washington. Lodging is
available at the lighthouse for members only, who serve as "keepers"
for one week and maintain the property.
Head Lighthouse - Located in Fort Canby State Park, Ilwaco,
Washington. Two of the keeper's residences are available as vacation
Pharos / Cordova Rose Lodge - On the shore of Orca
Inlet in Cordova, Alaska -- a barge with its very own lighthouse
and a bed and breakfast inn.
Point Lighthouse - Perched on the California coast, 50
miles south of San Francisco and next to Highway 1. Operated
as a hostel.
Arena Lighthouse and Museum - Point Arena, CA, the first
steel-reinforced concrete lighthouse in the United States.
Cabrillo Lighthouse - Just
north of the charming village of Mendocino, CA. The former keeper's
house and two adjoining cottages are available as vacation rental
Montara Lighthouse - Just 25 miles south of San Francisco,
preserved and restored by Hosteling International / American
Youth Hostels and California Department of Parks and Recreation,
in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard.
|Point No Point Lighthouse
- This beautiful property on Puget Sound, near Hansville, Washington,
includes the lightkeepers' duplex that now houses the US Lighthouse
Society executive offices in one half, with the other half available as
a vacation rental.|
|Point Robinson Lighthouse
- The Keepers of Point Robinson Lighthouse have opened
one of the keepers' houses for weekly rental. In the Vashon-Maury
Island Park & Recreation District, Puget Sound, Washington.
Lighthouse - A privately-built lighthouse on the
north side of Sitka Harbor, Alaska. Operated as a bed and breakfast.
|Sentinel Island Lighthouse
- A six-acre island in Alaska; a great place to watch eagles
and whales. For information contact the Gastineau Channel Historical
Society at 907-586-5338 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MID-ATLANTIC & SOUTHERN
|Anchorlight Bed and Breakfast
- A Christian Bed and Breakfast located on beautiful Smith Lake in
north Alabama. You can actually spend the night inside the replica
Bay Maritime Museum offers youth groups the chance to
stay overnight in the restored Hooper Strait Lighthouse.
Cove Bed and Breakfast - Relaxing getaway offering
lodging in six rooms with private baths, balconies and views
of the 1823 Ocracoke Lighthouse and Pamlico Sound. Ideal for
weddings, parties, retreats, and business meetings.
|Cove Point Lighthouse, Maryland
- Located just north of the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, The Cove Point
Lighthouse is 45 minutes south of Annapolis and just over an hour from
Washington, DC, and Baltimore.
Blanco Marine Resort - The accommodations
at this resort in Marathon, Florida, include rooms in a lighthouse
Beach Vacation Rentals - Oceanfront homes for rent in
Folly Beach, South Carolina. All homes are just a short distance
from the historic Morris Island Lighthouse.
|Folly Beach, South Carolina - Another site with lots of places to stay in this beautiful area, plus a page on Morris Island Lighthouse.
Light - A replica of a Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse on Amelia
Club Hotel - Suites in a lighthouse replica in Ocean
Station Lighthouse Suites - A replica lighthouse
in Smithfield, Virginia, with two spectacular and luxurious suites.
Bay Point Lighthouse - A unique bed & breakfast in
Sable Point Lighthouse - You can sign up to be a "keeper"
for two weeks at this Michigan lighthouse.
|Charity Island Lighthouse - At the entrance to Saginaw Bay in Michigan. Now open as a bed and breakfast with four bedrooms available.|
Reef Lighthouse - The DeTour Reef Light (Michigan)
Preservation Society's Keeper's Program is a wonderful, unique
opportunity to experience life as a lighthouse keeper on a 1931
offshore historic lighthouse.
Traverse Lighthouse - At the tip of the Leelanau
Peninsula near Northport, Michigan. Volunteer "keepers"
spend two weeks at the lighthouse, greeting visitors and providing
tours of the museum.
Lighthouse Inn - The Portage River Light Station
in Michigan on Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior, is now a bed and
Inn Hotel & Restaurant - On Lake Michigan in
Two Rivers, Wisconsin. A replica lighthouse is attached to the
inn; the real Two Rivers Lighthouse is nearby at the Roger's
Street Fishing Village.
|Middle Island Keepers' Lodge
- In a former fog signal building on majestic Lake Huron, between the
North Point of Thunder Bay and Presque Isle in Alpena County, Michigan.
A tour of Middle Island's lighthouse is included with every stay. |
Hills Lighthouse - Located midway between Ahmeek and
Eagle River in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Point Lighthouse - Cape Vincent, New York. Operated as
Harbors Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast - In Minnesota.
All revenue generated by the inn is used for the restoration
of the lighthouse.
Coast Museum & Whitefish Point Light Station - Located
on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Whitefish Point is the oldest,
still operational lighthouse on Lake Superior. Stay at the newly
remodeled Crew's Quarters!
Valleyview Bed and Breakfast - In Iowa. The breathtaking
view from this land-locked lighthouse encompasses three states:
Iowa, Wisconsin & Illinois.
OUTSIDE THE U.S.
Carlton - The former keeper's house at Pointe Carlton
Lighthouse in Parc national d'Anticosti in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
in Quebec can accommodate twelve persons in double occupancy.
Bay Cottages and Lighthouse Resort - Stay in the 1907 McKay Island Lighthouse, across from the historic town of Bruce Mines, Ontario, Canada.
Lighthouse Youth Hostel - Canada's only lighthouse
hostel is situated on the banks of the Restigouche River.
Anguille Lighthouse - Stay in the restored lightkeeper's
home, just 40 minutes from the Port aux Basques ferry in Newfoundland.
d'Or Lighthouse - Located on the Bay of Fundy in
Nova Scotia. Overnight stays are available in the renovated keeper's
house. There is also a restaurant at the station.
Maisons du Phare, Cap-d'Espoir's Lighthouse - In
Quebec, near Percé, on the Gaspé Peninsula.
Maisons du Phare de l' île Verte - On a St.
Lawrence River island, the oldest lighthouse in Quebec. The website
is in French only.
|Lighthouse Inn - At
Lighthouse Cove, Ontario, on Lake St. Clair. Near the Thames
River Lighthouse. Phone 519-682-0600.
Point Lighthouse - In Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
A magical private cottage on the ocean where eagles, osprey
& seabirds fly by at eye level. Available as a weekly rental.
Lighthouse - In Quebec, spectacular whale watching and
great fishing here!
à l'Eau-de-Vie (Brandy Pot) Lighthouse -
On the St. Lawrence River, now an intimate and cozy inn with
three attractive and fully furnished rooms.
Island Lighthouse Inn - At the most northerly tip of
the island of Newfoundland, Canada. One of the two lightkeeper
buildings has been refurbished for overnight accomodations, with
|Seaview Fisherman's Bed
& Breakfast - The Pleasant Point Lighthouse is on the
grounds of this bed and breakfast on the eastern shore of Nova
Scotia. Call (902) 889-2561.
Point Lighthouse - Prince Edward Island, Canada. A beautifully
restored lighthouse, craft store and overnight accommodations.
Faro Hotel and Beach Club, Playa del Carmen - On
the Mexican Caribbean coastline known as the "Mayan Riviera,"
45 miles south of Cancun.
Frambes Light Resort - In the Bay of Conception,
about halfway down Baja on the Sea of Cortez. Opening in December
2007 -- one of the attractions will be the chance to stay overnight
in a replica lighthouse.
Lighthouse - Located on Andros Island at the junction
of Fresh Creek and the Atlantic Ocean, rooms available as well
as a yacht club and marina.
Rock Lighthouse - On Crooked Island; the station also
has a museum.
Point Lighthouse - On the island of Eleuthera ,
a privately-built, active lighthouse where you can spend the
Lighthouse Inn II - Close to South Negril Point
Lighthouse at the extreme western end of the island.
Delgada Lighthouse (El Faro de Punta Delgada) -
At the southeastern end of the Peninsula of Valdés, Patagonia.
The buildings at the lighthouse have been converted into a hotel
Point Lighthouse - Accommodations are available
in the former keeper's cottages on Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
Borda Lighthouse (pdf file) - Accommodations
are available at this lighthouse on Kangaroo Island off the coast
of South Australia.
|Cape Byron Lighthouse -
Stands on the most easterly point of the Australian mainland,
at "the edge of the world." Call the Byron Bay Headland
Trust for information. Phone: +61-(0)2 6685 6552.
Don Lighthouse - Located on the Coburg peninsula
surrounded by spectacular scenery.
du Couedic Lighthouse (pdf file) - Cottages
are available at this lighthouse on Kangaroo Island off the coast
of South Australia.
Nelson Lighthouse - On the far southwest coast
of Victoria, Australia. A variety of accommodations are available,
and there is also a café.
Otway Lighthouse - At the entrance to Bass Strait on
Australia's Great Ocean Road. Accommodations are available in
the keeper's residences.
Schanck Lighthouse - Near Melbourne at the southern tip
of the Mornington Peninsula. There is also a museum on the site.
Willoughby Lighthouse (pdf file) - Accommodations
are available at this lighthouse on Kangaroo Island off the coast
of South Australia.
Island Lighthouse - Located off the wilderness
coast of Croajingalong National Park in Bass Strait. Accommodations
are available in a three-bedroom former assistant keeper's cottage.
Cape Light Station - The tallest and most southerly
lighthouse in NSW.
Island Lighthouse - Montague Island is one of the most
important breeding areas along the New South Wales coast for
Hicks Lighthouse - On the coast of East Gippsland, east
Victoria. Accommodations are available in the two former keepers'
Cape Lighthouse - On the mid-north coast of New South
Wales. Two historic cottages on the site have been refurbished
and are available for overnight stays.
River Leading Light South - Two former keeper's cottages
at this Tasmanian lighthouse are available for rental.
Island Lighthouse - Near Edithburg in South Australia,
surrounded by conservation land that is home to penguins and
Head Lighthouse - The keeper's houses at this Western
Australia lighthouse are now part of the Ningaloo Lighthouse
Promontory Lighthouse - On a small peninsula jutting
into the wild seas of Bass Strait. Three cottages are available
for overnight rental.
Lighthouse and The Keep - A unique bed and breakfast
experience in Wellington. The Lighthouse is in Island Bay just
10 minutes from the airport. The Lighthouse has a kitchen and
bathroom on the first floor, the bedroom/sitting room on the
middle floor and the lookout/bedroom on the top.There are also
accommodations in The Keep, a stone tower just two minutes from
Lighthouse - In the Channel Islands, near St. Anne's.
Point Lighthouse - At Swanage, Dorset, with cottage
Point Lighthouse - Near Woolacombe, North Devon. Accommodations
in four former keepers' cottages.
Lighthouse - At Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia. Adjacent
to a golf course.
Island Lighthouse - In the Bristol Channel off North
Devon. Cottages are available for overnight stays.
Foreland Lighthouse - On a headland above Broadstairs,
Kent. Two cottages are available.
Hunstanton Lighthouse - On the North Norfolk coast, the
former lightkeeper's cottage sleeps eight.
Higher Lighthouse, Portland Bill - A peaceful 18th century
lighthouse with cottage accommodations.
Lower Lighthouse, Portland Bill - The Portland Bird Observatory
and Field Centre offers accommodation with shared facilities
for 20 people in the lighthouse and adjacent annex, and six people
in the self-contained lighthouse keepers cottage.
Lighthouse - Devon and Cornwall. The site includes
four cottages, three of which are available to rent. The remaining
cottage is occupied by an attendant who conducts tours of the
Point Lighthouse - Near Kingsbridge, Devon. "Beacon
Cottage" is perched on the cliff edge providing breathtaking
views across Start Bay.
Anthony's Lighthouse - On the beautiful Roseland Peninsula,
Catherine's Lighthouse - Near Ventnor, the southernmost
point of the Isle of Wight, with three adjoining cottages.
Head Lighthouse - Near Padstow, Cornwall, with four cottages
offering overnight accommodations.
Lighthouse - Two cottages; close to the North Yorkshire
ISLE OF MAN
Lighthouse - 200 feet up on the cliffs on the easternmost
point of the Isle of Man, home to a seal colony, Loughtan sheep
and many rare seabirds.
Lighthouse - An 1862 lighthouse in a spectacular
location. (Website appears to be inactive as of 11/24/04.)
Point Lighthouse - Four former keeper's cottages are
available for overnight stays.
Ann's Lighthouse - Luxury apartments at the old
lighthouse at St Ann's Head in Pembrokeshire, West Wales.
Usk Lighthouse - A cozy bed and breakfast inn near the
city of Newport, Gwent, at the junction of the Severn and the
Usk Estuaries, overlooking the Bristol Channel.
Island Lighthouse - On Ireland's west coast in County
Mayo. (NOTE: As of 10/8/03, accommodations are no longer available.)
Lighthouse - In Ireland's most southwesterly village.
Head Lighthouse - On the Dun Deide headland overlooking
St. George's Channel.
|Haven Lightship - For
information, contact Irish Escapades, Ltd., c/o Peter Williams
Associates, Milford Marina, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, SA
73 3AF , U.K. Telephone: 01646 698825. Fax: 07070 713931.
Head Lighthouse - In an area of outstanding beauty, with
sheer cliffs dropping hundreds of feet into the turbulent Atlantic
Head Lighthouse - A 1784 stone tower on Ireland's
Lighthouse - On the north shore of the entrance to Belfast
Lough, with stunning views out across the Irish Sea.
Lighthouse - At the westernmost point of British
mainland, on the west coast of Scotland. The Headkeeper's House
Interactive Centre is based in the former head keeper's house.
Accommodations are available in two keepers' cottages; call Steading
Holidays at 01972 510 262 for reservations.
|Buchan Ness Lighthouse
- With the breathtaking scenery of one of Scotland's best kept secrets,
the Buchan Coast, our lighthouse is less than an hour drive from
Head Lighthouse - On the Island of Hoy, Orkney.
Lighthouse - In the heart of the highlands on the shores
of Loch Linnhe.
Lighthouse - The keeper's quarters at this functioning
lighthouse has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant.
Bàn Lighthouse - The former keeper's quarters
have overnight accommodations as well as a museum focused on
author Gavin Maxwell. Located near the Skye Bridge between Isle
of Skye and the mainland, on the west coast of Scotland.
Lighthouse - Self catering accommodations are available
at this lighthouse at the westernmost point of the Shetland Mainland.
Indaal Lighthouse - Accommodations for six on Scotland's
of Galloway Lighthouse - On on 260-foot cliffs
about 20 miles from Stranraer.
of Kintyre Lighthouse - At the southernmost point
of the Kintyre Peninsula on the southwest coast of Scotland.
The former assistant keeper's house is available for vacation
rental. A second
house is also available.
Point Lighthouse - At the northwest corner of the Isle
of Skye, Duirinish Peninsula, Scotland.
Lighthouse - A study center and overnight accommodations
are available at this lighthouse on Sinclair Bay, northeastern
Head - The onshore keeper's dwellings built for this
offshore lighthouse are now a bed & breakfast and tea room.
Reidh Lighthouse - In the Scottish Highlands, comfortable
accommodations in the old keeper's house, a friendly, relaxed
atmosphere and excellent home cooking.
Head Lighthouse - On the northwest coast of Scotland,
self-catering accommodation (upper apartment, sleeps four) can
be rented per week from March to October.
Lighthouse - On a rocky headland at the southern
mouth of Lerwick Harbour.
Lighthouse - On Fair Isle, Shetland. There's a
guest house in the former keeper's quarters. Experience the fascination
and quiet beauty of Britain's remotest inhabited island!
Head Lighthouse - In a spectacular clifftop location
on the main Shetland Island.
Grestain Lighthouse - Accommodations are available in
the dwelling at this 1850 lighthouse on the Seine estuary.
Lighthouse - The lighthouse itself is closed, but the
dwelling is open for overnight guests in summer.
Lighthouse - Near the harbor at Skudeneshavn, on
the southwest coast of Norway.
Lighthouse - On an island in southwestern Norway.
Lighthouse - On a small island on the east side of Oslofjordens,
Lighthouse - On an island about a mile south of
Mandal, Mannefjorden, southern Norway.
Lighthouse - Off the west coast of Norway, accommodations
are available in the former keeper's quarters.
Lighthouse - On the island of Vagso.
Presteskjaer Lighthouse - This lighthouse in southwest
Norway is available
for vacation rental and private parties.
Lighthouse - There is a museum at the lighthouse as well
Lighthouse - A 30-minute boat ride from Flora, 10 beds
are available at this lighthouse.
Lighthouse - On the edge of the Helgeland coast,
north of the Arctic Circle.
Lighthouse - On a small island about 3 miles soiutheast
of Mandal in southern Norway.
Lighthouse - In spectacular surroundings.
Lighthouse - On an island off Fitjar. Overnight
accommodations and guided visits available by prior arrangement.
Lighthouse - 1888 lighthouse on an island south of Søgne.
Lighthouse - On a small island in the Oslofjorden.
Lighthouse - On the south coast of Norway.
Lighthouse - In the Oslofjorden, off the southeastern
coast of Norway.
Lighthouse - On an island about 4.5 miles southeast
of Stavern, southern Norway.
Lighthouse - On an island south ofthe harbor at
Skudeneshavn, southwest coast of Norway.
|Omø Fyr (Omoe Lighthouse) - Accommodations in the former keeper's house. Great fishing, total quiet.
Lighthouse - In Kalmar Sound, this restored lighthouse
is now a hotel and restaurant.
Lighthouse - In southern Bothnia; the former keeper's
house is available from May 1 through mid-October.
- Sweden's oldest lighthouse station, at the southern tip of the island
of Öja. You can rent rooms at the former pilot station (bed &
breakfast and restaurant) or at the youth hostel located in renovated
former military barracks.
Guesthouse - The former Trädgårdsholmen Lighthouse
is available for overnight stays, with 14-23 beds. On the island
of Lurö, Lake Vänern.
|Pater Noster Lighthouse
- On the island of Hamneskär, off the larger Marstrand Island, near
Gothenburg. Accommodations are in the former keeper's quarters.
Lighthouse - In the Stockholm archipelago. There's a conference center here with 22 bedrooms.
Lighthouse - On the north shore of Lake Vänern.
Several rooms are available.
Karlso Lighthouse - Off the west coast of Gotland.
Lighthouse - Six former keeper's rooms have been
converted to hotel rooms. The price also includes breakfast and
Lighthouse - In the only seaport city in the province
of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands.
Lighthouse - Near Hamburg.
Sand - Probably Germany's most famous lighthouse, offshore
from Bremerhaven. The website is in German only.
Lighthouse - On the island bearing the same
name, located in the middle of the Adriatic Sea, between the
Italian and Croatian coast.
Lighthouse - A newly renovated lighthouse on the
island of the same name on the Adriatic coast.
Lighthouse - Built in 1833 off the Istrian peninsula
on the Adriatic coast.
Lighthouse - Off the Island of Murter on the Adriatic
Zub Lighthouse - On the Lanterna peninsula, between
two beautiful bays.
Lighthouse - The oldest and the northernmost
of Croatia's lighthouses.
Lighthouse - Built in 1839 at the Cape of Struga
on the Adriatic coast.
Lighthouse - Built in 1878 on the southwestern
side of the uninhabited island of the same name, on the Adriatic
Ivan na pucini Lighthouse - On the southermost islet
of an archipelago near town of Rovinj on the Adriatic coast.
Petar Lighthouse - On the peninsula of Sv. Petar
at the Makarska port entrance, in the vicinity of the one of
the most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic.
Rat Lighthouse - An 1849 lighthouse on the island
of Dugi Otok, west of the town of Zadar on the Adriatic coast.
- On the northwest coast of Madagascar. The former keeper's cottage is
available for rent.
Canonnier Hotel - Mauritius is east of Madagascar, off
Southern Africa. On the grounds of this hotel is the old Pointe
aux Canonniers Lighthouse, now used as a daycare center for children
(3-12 years old) of guests.
Villas - Two hotels are available, a short distance
from the old Pointe aux Canonniers Lighthouse: Ocean Villas,
with a large range of accommodation, and an upmarket small luxury
hotel called Ocean Beauty.
Island Lighthouse - This inactive 1903 lighthouse is
part of the Shark Island Resort at Lüderitz, on the Shark
Peninsula. Luxury accommodations are available.
Columbine Lighthouse - On a prominent headland near the
picturesque fishing village of Paternoster. There are three cottages
available for overnight stays.
St Blaize Lighthouse - On the western Cape coast,
at the entrance to Mossel Bay. One self-catering cottage accommodating
six persons is available.
Point Lighthouse - Southwest of Gansbaai, a small
fishing village on the Atlantic side of Cape Agulhas. One self-catering
cottage accommodating four persons is available.
Fish Point Lighthouse - Near the mouth of the Great
Fish River, about 15 miles from the coastal resort of Port Alfred.
Two self-catering cottages accommodating six persons each are
Sand Bluff Lighthouse - In the village of Port
Edward on the shores of the Natal South Coast, just north of
the Umtamvuna River. There are two self-catering cottages at
the light station, accommodating four persons each.