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36 Striking Lighthouse Seascapes

BT readers shine a light on their favorite beacons around the world, illuminating rocky Maine coastlines (like on Mount Desert Island, above), lone Mediterranean islands, Indian beaches, and everywhere in between.

  1. "Sunset at a lighthouse near Acadia National Park, on Mount Desert Island, Maine."

    (Courtesy cmiller29/myBudgetTravel)
  2. "Makapu'u Point is not your normal hike on Oahu. Halfway up the steep path, there's a lookout where I noticed a great view of the lighthouse."

    (Courtesy Edward Bell/myBudgetTravel)
  3. "While traveling in Scotland, some friends and I went to the town of Elie, where we had heard there was a 'modest lighthouse' on the Firth of Forth."

    (Courtesy tjohnson15/myBudgetTravel)
  4. "Lighthouse on the Alaska coastline, taken while on a cruise."

    (Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)
  5. "Sheep grazing near Neist Point Lighthouse, Glendale, Isle of Skye."

    (Courtesy James J Fleischmann/myBudgetTravel)
  6. "The Cape Neddick ('Nubble') Lighthouse in York, Maine."

    (Courtesy lrmarciano/myBudgetTravel)
  7. "The staircase leading to the observation deck at the St. Augustine, Fla., lighthouse contains 219 stairs and several landings—but it's still worth the climb."

    (Courtesy jeffok714/myBudgetTravel)
  8. "Strolling the beach along St. Augustine, Fla., I took this picture of the lighthouse between the sand dunes."

    (Courtesy JackChason/myBudgetTravel)
  9. "Fisgard Lighthouse in British Columbia."

     

    (Courtesy Vonelle Viajera/myBudgetTravel)
  10. "South Pier Light, South Haven, Mich."

    (Courtesy Vonelle Viajera/myBudgetTravel)
  11. "The lighthouse at Cape Byron, which is the easternmost point of mainland Australia."

    (Courtesy hrmunt/myBudgetTravel)
  12. "A jogger on a foggy summer morning near the Fox River Lighthouse, Geneva, Ill."

    (Courtesy laminarwind/myBudgetTravel)
  13. "A lone lighthouse in the Mediterranean Sea."

    (Courtesy dshendershot/myBudgetTravel)
  14. "Inside the Yerba Buena Lighthouse, San Francisco."

    (Courtesy gpkbrand/myBudgetTravel)
  15. "Kilauea Lighthouse, Kuai, Hawaii."

     

    (Courtesy johnjaneelliott/myBudgetTravel)
  16. "A lighthouse in the Bahamas."

    (Courtesy newyorkgirl/myBudgetTravel)
  17. "Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minn."

    (Courtesy waltmustang/myBudgetTravel)
  18. "Sunset at Diamond Head Lighthouse, Oahu, Hawaii."

    (Courtesy paulhurd/myBudgetTravel)
  19. "Portland Head Light in Maine, taken while on a late September New England-and-Canada cruise."

    (Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)
  20. "The lighthouse outside my hotel room window, Lake Eerie, NY."

    (Courtesy walrusluver39/myBudgetTravel)
  21. "Heceta Head Lighthouse, as seen from Highway 101, Ore."

    (Courtesy Vonelle Viajera/myBudgetTravel)
  22. "On a hike to the Diamond Head mountain summit, we took in the view of the Waikiki urbanscape facing the sea."

    (Courtesy pikturero/myBudgetTravel)
  23. "Point Bonita Lighthouse, Sausalito, Calif."

    (Courtesy DallysMom/myBudgetTravel)
  24. "Cape Lookout Lighthouse, N.C."

     

    (Courtesy johnjaneelliott/myBudgetTravel)
  25. "Ledge Light, New London, Conn."

    (Courtesy coolcameragirl/myBudgetTravel)
  26. "The lighthouse at Pigeon Point, south of San Francisco."

    (Courtesy markalbrent/myBudgetTravel)
  27. "Lake Michigan sunrise."

    (Courtesy markalbrent/myBudgetTravel)
  28. "Lighthouse Beach, Kerala, India."

    (Courtesy travelfury/myBudgetTravel)
  29. "While taking a boat ride around Capri, we were amazed by the contrast of the lighthouse with the bright blue skies."

    (Courtesy jerseygelato/myBudgetTravel)
  30. "Brockton Point Lighthouse is located along the seawall in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC. A perfect spot to watch the cruise ships head out under the Lions Gate Bridge, it has great views of the North Shore Mountains, too."

    (Courtesy reilley/myBudgetTravel)
  31. "Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is just south of Cocoa Beach, Fla."

    (Courtesy bobcat812/myBudgetTravel)
  32. "This is an aerial view of our historic Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in Penobscot Bay, Rockland, Maine."

    (Courtesy shari closter/myBudgetTravel)
  33. "Patos Island Lighthouse, San Juan Islands, Wash."

    (Courtesy ksonne2/myBudgetTravel)
  34. "Bodie Island Lighthouse, N.C."

    (Courtesy bciocco/myBudgetTravel)
  35. "An old lighthouse on the northeast coast of Barbados."

    (Courtesy Michael.Baker/myBudgetTravel)
  36. "The gateway to the Upper Peninsula, the "Mighty Mac" bridge, seen with the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City, MI."

    (Courtesy rockon/myBudgetTravel)

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