Thomas Point Shoal

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

Annapolis, Maryland
Looking for a one-day lighthouse experience? The much anticipated public tours of this National Historic Landmark and icon of the Chesapeake Bay are here! Now's your chance to tour the inside of this historic structure!
Guard Island

Lighthouse, Totems, and Eagles Cruise

Ketchikan, Alaska
Circumnavigate Guard Island and its lighthouse and enjoy a variety of wildlife and stunning scenery along the way! The cruise begins with a scenic drive through the town of Ketchikan before boarding the boat at Ward Cove. See parts of Tongass National Forest, Totem Bright State Park, the Ward Cove Cannery, and more...
Anacapa Island Lighthouse

Island Packers Cruises

Oxnard, California
Tours are available to Anacapa Island. See website for additional information and to reserve tickets online. Tours leave from both Oxnard (3550 Harbor Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93035) and Ventura (1691 Spinnaker Dr #105B, Ventura, CA 93001).
Race Rock Lighthouse

Cross Sound Cruises

New London, Connecticut
Lighthouse Cruises from New London offer two different tours: Classic Lighthouse Cruise and Lights & Sights Cruise. There is also a Long Island Lights Cruise departing from Orient Point, NY. Enjoy views of 11 lighthouses between the 3 cruises from CT, NY and RI on board a comfortable high-speed vessel. For more information and reservations call 860-444-4620.
Greens Ledge

Greens Ledge Lighthouse Tours

Norwalk, Connecticut
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk (10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT)) offers cruises to Greens Ledge Lighthouse on their research vessel, Spirit of the Sound.  Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990 and fully restored in 2022, Greens Ledge Lighthouse is one of the only active lighthouses offering full-access interior and exterior tours (3 hours). 
New London Ledge

Ledge Light Foundation

New London, Connecticut
Tours leave from UConn/Project Oceanology dock at Avery Point or New London City Pier and are hosted by Ledge Light Foundation docents. They include an orientation film, a gift shop, and a tour of the entire lighthouse, where there are exhibits in most rooms. If you would like to schedule a charter to the Ledge Lighthouse, please email ledgelightfoundation@gmail.comor call Bruce Buckley at (860) 391-3364.
Little Gull Island Lighthouse

New London Maritime Society

New London, Connecticut
Each summer, the New London Maritime Society and Custom House Maritime Museum provide Sentinels on the Sound boat tours of New London Harbor as well as to our three lighthouses. U.S. Lighthouse Society members receive the same discount as NLMS members.
Sheffield Island

Norwalk Seaport Association

Norwalk, Connecticut
Provides boat trips and tours of Sheffield Island Lighthouse. Also provides views of Green Ledge and Peck’s Ledge lighthouses in route to or on the island. See website for detailed information on times and dates. Tours leave from the Sheffield Island dock at 4 N Water St, Norwalk, CT 06854. Call office (203-838-9444), dock (203-838-2898), or purchase tickets (800-838-3006).
Cape Water Tours

Cape Water Tours Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse Tour

Lewes, Delaware
During this 1.5-hour narrated tour, passengers learn about the rich maritime history of this impressive structure and get to walk around and through it to explore and photograph it up close. USLHS members receive a $2.00 discount. Tour departs from the Lewes Ferry Terminal at: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958.
Harbor of Refuge

Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation

Lewes, Delaware
Two types of tours are offered: Sunset cruises to both Harbor of Refuge and East End Lights and day tours that visit Harbor of Refuge only. Note that only day tours enter Harbor of Refuge and East End is not entered on either tour. Tour departs from the Lewes Ferry Terminal at: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958. See website for additional details. Call (302) 226-3866.
Garden Key

Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry

Key West, Florida
Transportation to the Dry Tortugas is provided by the Yankee Freedom III, a high speed catamaran, which leaves from 100 Grinnel Street, Key West, FL. It takes 2 hours and 15 minutes for the round trip and about 4 hours are spent on the island. You can walk to the Fort Jefferson Lighthouse and Loggerhead Key Lighthouse is visible from several locations at Fort Jefferson.
Egmont Key

Egmont Key Ferry

Tierra Verde, Florida
Ferry service from Bay Pier in Fort De Soto Park to Egmont Key lighthouse. Trip lasts 25-30 minutes each way, and dolphins, sea turtles, and manatees are often spotted. See specific schedule on website and book online.

Hillsboro Lighthouse

Pompano Beach, Florida
Tours are offered year-round. See website for detailed information on dates and times. Tours leave from Sands Harbor Resort Boat Dock: 125 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach, FL. Note that there is a museum across the inlet from the lighthouse (2700 N Ocean Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL). See website for hours and contacts for the museum. Email or call 954-942-2102
American Shoals

Key Seaplanes

Key West, Florida
Private charter flights can be arranged to see Sand Key, Key West, Sombrero Key, American Shoals, Alligator Reef, Loggerhead Key, Garden Key, Carysfort Reef, Fowey Rocks, Cape Florida, and more! Book online, email or call 305-304-7907. This is undeniably one of the fastest ways to see lighthouses on the Florida Keys!
Anclote Key

Odyssey Cruises

Tarpon Springs, Florida
Come and visit Anclote Key by boat with Odyssey Cruises on our Dolphin tour, narrated by a certified naturalist. We cruise several times each day with a stop on the key to provide passengers with time to explore, look for shells or splash around in the water. 727-934-0547
Seahorse Key

Tidewater Tours

Cedar Key, Florida
Offers an Island tour and a Sunset Tour that includes views of the Cedar Keys lighthouse from the water. There are also occasional open houses via trips with the Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory. Make sure to check website for additional details. Tours leave from the town of Cedar Key: 302 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625. Email or call 352-543-9523.

Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure

Tybee Island, Georgia
Tybee Island & Cockspur Island Lighthouses are visible from the Dolphin Tour, along with Fort Pulaski and a variety of wildlife. Tours leave from the Lazaretto Creek Marinia: 3 Old US Hwy 80, Tybee Island, GA. Call 912-658-2322. 
Sapelo Island

Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve

Darien, Georgia
Public tours of the Sapelo Island and it’s lighthouses are offered from the Sapelo Island Visitors Center. See website for detailed schedule of times and days of tours as well as other information. Visitor center located at: 1766 Landing Road Southeast, Darien, GA. Call 912-437-3224 or email
Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

Shoreline Sightseeing

Chicago, Illinois
Provides a great view of Chicago Harbor and Chicago Harbor Southeast Guidewall Lights. Enjoy stunning views of Chicago’s downtown as you cruise the coastline of one of the Great Lakes. Classic Lake Tours depart daily from Navy Pier, spring through autumn. See website for additional details and to buy tickets online. Email or call 312-222-9328.
Petit Manan

Accadian Boat Tours

Bar Harbor, Maine
Mark Island, Petit Manan, Egg Rock, and possibly even more lighthouses are visible from the 3.5-hour Puffins, Lighthouses, & Seabirds Cruise abroad the M/V Eden Star. A professional naturalist points out seabirds and mammals only seen offshore. Cruise carries 65 passengers. Tours leave from The Atlantic Oceanside Hotel: 119 Eden St, Bar Harbor. Call 207-801-2300 or email
Egg Rock Lighthouse

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

Bar Harbor, Maine
Multiple lighthouse cruises are offered along with a Baker Island tour allowing you to hike to Baker Island Lighthouse. You can view lighthouses on any of their other offered cruises as well. Please visit the website to book tours, view tour times, and see what lighthouses are visited on each tour.   Passport stamps are available for all the lights they visit. Email or call 207-288-2386 or 1-888-WHALES-4.
Camden Harbor Cruise

Camden Harbor Cruises

Camden, Maine
Camden Harbor Cruises is found on the Public Landing in Camden, ME. Depending on the tour, one or more of the following lighthouses are viewed:  Brown's Head, Curtis Island, Grindle Point, Indian Island, Owls Head, and Rockland Breakwater. Passport stamps for each of these lighthouses are available on the cruises. U.S. Lighthouse Society Members receive a 15% discount. 
Isle au Haut Boat Services

Isle au Haut Boat Services, Penobscot Bay Lighthouses, Maine

Stonington, Maine
Isle au Haut Boat Services, 27 Seabreeze Avenue P.O. Box 709, Stonington, Maine 04681. (207) 367-5193. Please check the website or call to see which current tours might pass a specific lighthouse. Lighthouse Passport stamps are available for all the lights visited. Custom lighthouse charters are available throughout the summer, per customers’ requests. U.S. Lighthouse Society members receive a discount.
Squirrel Point

Maine Maritime Museum

Bath, Maine
You’ll cruise comfortably on board a 50-passenger vessel, which offers an open upper deck and enclosed lower deck. All cruise fees include two-day admission. Three different lighthouse cruises are offered: Shipyards & Lighthouse Cruise, Midcoast Lights & Rivers Cruise, and Lighthouse Lovers Cruise. See website for dates and times. Address: 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME. Book online. (207) 443-1316.

Monhegan Boat Company

Port Clyde, Maine
Ferries to Monhegan allow visitors to see the Monhegan Lighthouse. Lighthouse Cruises are also offered that include Marshall Point, Whitehead Island, Two Bush Light and Tenants Harbor lighthouses. See website to buy tickets and to see dates and times. All excursions depart from Port Clyde (880 Port Clyde Rd, Port Clyde, ME). 207-372-8848.
Boon Island

New England Eco Adventures

Kennebunkport, Maine
Tours offered include: Goat Island, Nubble & Boon Island, and Goat and Boon Island. Book online and see times and dates for each tour on the website. Tours leave from Kennebunkport (8 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME). Call 207-502-8040 or email
Portland Head

Portland Discovery: Land & Sea Tours

Portland, Maine
You can see these lighthouses on their lighthouse lovers cruise: Portland Harbor Breakwater (Bug), Spring Point Ledge, Ram Island Ledge, and Portland Head. Note that many of their other tours will also include lighthouses, but not as the main focus. See website for pricing, times, and dates. Tours leave from 170 Commercial St, Portland, ME. Call 207-774-0808 or email
River Run Tours

River Run Tours

Woolwich, Maine
River Run Tours offers customized lighthouse tours with a 10% discount to Society members and visit some or all of the following lights: Burnt Island, Cuckolds, Doubling Point, Hendricks Head, Kennebec River Range (Doubling Point Range), Perkins Island, Pond Island, Ram Island Lighthouse, Seguin Island and Squirrel Point. Passport stamps are available for all lighthouses viewed.
Pumpkin Island

Schooner Mary Day

Camden, Maine
Conducts a four day Windjammer cruise featuring up to 23 Maine Lighthouses. Please see website for additional details and to buy tickets online. Ship docks in the town of Camden at: Atlantic Ave, Camden, ME 04843. 800-992-2218.

St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi

Colton's Point, Maryland
Available most days starting March 25 through October. The water taxi leaves the pier at the St. Clement's Island Museum at 10AM and makes continuous trips to St. Clement's Island State Park and back until 2PM. (The Boat Captain will take a lunch break from 12:30PM to 1PM). Call St. Clement's Island Museum for an updated lighthouse tours schedule. Museum address: 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD. Call 301-769-2222.
Bakers Island Lighthouse

Bakers Island Lighthouse Boat Tours

Salem, Massachusetts
Essex National Heritage Commission is hosting escorted, guided boat tours aboard their landing craft, Naumkeag, to Bakers Island Light Station near Salem, Massachusetts. A 10% discount is provided to Society members. Call Society Headquarters (415-362-7255) to obtain a promo code to receive your discount when purchasing your tickets on line.
Boston Harbor Lighthouse

Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park

Boston, Massachusetts
A two-hour lighthouse cruise is offered that travels around Boston Harbor and passes by Long Island, Graves, and Boston lights. Tours depart from the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center on the Rose Kennedy Greenway (across from the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel and next to the Greenway Carousel). Book online. 617-223-8666.
Duxbury Pier Lighthouse

Captain John Boats

Plymouth, Massachusetts
Four-hour whale watching trips provide a view of Duxbury Pier and Plymouth (Gurnet) Lighthouses. A harbor cruise on the Pilgrim Belle (only 1.25 hours) will likely provide a similar view. All excursions depart from: 10 Town Wharf Plymouth, MA 02360. Call 508-746-2643 or email
Eastern Point Lighthouse

Harbor Tours

Gloucester, Massachusetts
The "Lighthouse Cruise" operates daily in the Summer, and weekends in the Spring & Fall. Departure is from Harbor Loop in Gloucester. Sit back and enjoy a delightful narration as you cruise along the rugged New England rocky shore. Take in the area's fully functional lighthouses: Ten Pound Island, Dog Bar Breakwater, Eastern Point, Cape Ann Twin Lights, Straightsmouth, and Annisquam.
Sandy Neck Lighthouse

Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

Barnstable, Massachusetts
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises offers trips that pass Sandy Neck Lighthouse. Boat Dock and Office are located at the end of the street at Millway Marina in Barnstable. (800-287-0374; 269 Millway, Barnstable, MA).
Monomoy Island Lighthouse

Monomoy Island Ferry

Chatham, Massachusetts
Day trips are offered to Monomoy Island Lighthouse as Private Charters (there are no scheduled trips). Walking tours are led by a naturalist and give visitors the opportunity to see the lighthouse and local wildlife. Fees are flat rate for the boat: 1-6 passengers $450. Please contact for more information. Tours leave from: Stage Harbor Marine, 80 Bridge Street Chatham MA. Call Captain Leith Lincoln at 508-237-0420 or 774-722-1336.
Cape Ann

Thacher Island Association

Rockport, Massachusetts
The association offers two launches, one to Thacher Island Lights and another to Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse. On the way to Thatcher Island, you will also pass Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse. Trips are limited to 6 passengers. Passport stamps for the lighthouses are provided on Thacher Island. Trips leave from: T-wharf, Rockport, MA. Please see the website for specific dates and times of all excursions. 617-599-2590.
Bird Island

Wade Charters

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Private charter accommodating up to 6 people at a time. The standard lighthouse tour goes to Bird Island, Cleveland Light, Wing's Neck and Ned's Point. USLHS Passport Stamps are provided for each of these locations. They are also available for a custom charter to additional or different lighthouses. 3 Green Street, Buzzards Bay, MA. 508-317-0069.
Charity Island

Charity Island

Au Gres, Michigan
Watch website for updates on planned day trips to Charity Island. Day trip visitors will bring their own picnic lunch and dine up at the lighthouse. They will arrive around 12 noon, get two-and-a-half hours on the island before boarding and returning to the mainland. 989-737-4078.
Harbor Beach

Harbor Beach Lighthouse Tours

Harbor Beach, Michigan
Guests will enjoy a ten-minute boat ride to the lighthouse located one mile offshore, tour of the newly rebuilt fog signal building and tour the lighthouse tower narrated by trained docents. The 360-degree view from the top of the lighthouse is one you will not forget. Be sure to visit the lighthouse gift shop for stamps for your Passport Book.
South Manitou Island

Manitou Island Transit

Leland, Michigan
On seasonal trips, view the North Manitou Shoal Light and explore the South Manitou Island Lighthouse. See schedule on website. 207 West River Street, Leland, MI 49654. Call 231-256-9061 or email
Rock Harbor Lighthouse

MV Sandy Tours (Isle Royale National Park)

Rock Harbor, Michigan
The MV Sandy has two separate tours to Rock Harbor and Passage Island Lighthouses. The Passage Island boat tour traverses 8 miles, crossing one of Isle Royale’s shipping lanes. Once on the rugged and rocky island, a 2-mile round-trip hike leads to Passage Island Lighthouse. The Rock Harbor lighthouse tour gives visitors an opportunity to step inside this 1855 lighthouse and enjoy its maritime exhibits. (906) 482-0984
Port Austin Reef

Port Austin Reef Light Association

Historical, educational visual tour of Port Austin Reef Light, the "Castle on the Lake". Please note that the tour requires stepping from a floating boat to our dock and also climbing 122 steps to the top of the light. Tour lasts 2 hours. See website to book and for additional info. For further information, please contact Lou Schillinger, PARLA President: (248) 758-8284
Grand Island East Channel

Riptide Rides

Munising, Michigan
Visiting Grand Island East Channel and Grand Island North Lighthouses, this 1.5-hour, jet-propelled boat ride circumnavigates Grand Island National Recreation Area. Tours leave from William’s Landing. The ticket office is located at 1309 Commercial Street, Munising, Michigan. (906) 387-8888.
White Shoal

Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry

Mackinaw City, Michigan
Provides 3.5 – 5-hour lighthouse tours east of Mackinaw Island into Lake Huron and west into Lake Michigan. Six different lighthouse tours are offered: Eastbound, Extended Eastbound, Westbound, Extended Westbound, Evening, and Les Cheneaux. Check website to see cruise times and what lighthouses are seen on each cruise. 556 E. Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701. For Online Ticket Questions, call 800-828-6157.
Point Iroquois

Soo Locks Boat Tours

Sault Ste Marie, Michigan
On the Lighthouse Cruise, you will pass the light keeper’s residence at Cedar Point, the remains of the original lighthouse on Round Island, Point Iroquois Lighthouse, Gros Cap Reefs Lighthouse (Canada) and Pointe Aux Pins Range Lights. You will also ride through the Soo Locks. The cruise lasts approximately 4 ½ hours. Tour leaves from Dock #2, 515 E. Portage Ave., Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783. Reservations are recommended: 906-632-2512.
Isle Royale

Grand Portage-Isle Royale Transportation Line

Grand Portage, Minnesota
Trips leave from Grand Portage, Minnesota and circle the island, allowing you to view Rock of Ages, Rock Harbor, and Isle Royale (Menagerie Island) lighthouses. Make sure to get off at the Windigo stop to see the second order lens of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse (inside the Windigo Visitors Center). Note that the circle trip takes 2 days; the boat ends at Rock Harbor on the first day.

Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Offers several different boat tours covering some or all of the lighthouses of the Piscataqua Region in cooperation with Granite State Whale Watch. Tours depart from Rye Harbor on Route 1A in Rye, NH. Each tour includes narration by one of the knowledgeable members of the Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses. (603) 534-0537;
Isle of Shoals

Isle of Shoals Steamship Company

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
A variety of cruises are offered to view Isle of Shoals lighthouse, along with Portsmouth Harbor and Whaleback lights. See website for additional details on dates and times. Address: Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, 315 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. Call 800-441-4620/ 603-431-5500 or email
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

Portsmouth Harbor Cruises

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Cruises showcase Portsmouth Harbor, Whaleback, and Isle of Shoals lights. See website for specific cruises, times, and dates offered. Tours leave from: 64 Ceres Street, Portsmouth, NH. Call 800-776-0915 or email
Loon Island

Sunapee Cruises

Sunapee, New Hampshire
View all 3 Lake Sunapee lights (Herrick Cove, Loon Island, and Burkehaven). Departing from Sunapee Harbor, this tour includes narration of the history, landmarks and lore of this crystal clear mountain lake. The MV Mount Sunapee II features an open-air top deck and a fully enclosed lower deck. See schedule on website. Address: 1 Lake Ave, Sunapee, NH. Call 603-938-6465 or email
Ship John Shoal

Cape May Whale Watcher

Cape May, New Jersey
Two lighthouse cruises are offered: a Grand Lighthouse cruise and a sunset lighthouse cruise. The Grand Lighthouse cruise includes seven lighthouses. Lighthouse passport stamps are provided upon completion of the tour. See website for additional details. Tours leave from: 1218 Wilson Dr., Cape May, NJ. Email: or call (609) 884-5445.
Statue of Liberty

Statue Cruises

Jersey City, New Jersey
Official cruise to the Statue of Liberty. Tours depart from: Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park - Liberty Island, New York, NY or Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ. Call 877-523-9849.
Horseshoe Reef

Buffalo Harbor Cruises

Buffalo, New York
Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo Intake Crib, Horseshoe Reef, and Buffalo Main are all visible from the 2-hour Harbor Cruise. See schedule and additional information on website. Address: 79 Marine Drive, Buffalo NY 14202-4225. Dock location: Entrance of Erie Basin Marina. Call 716-856-6696 or email
Rock Island

Clayton Island Tours

Clayton, New York
Multiple tours are available that either pass by or take a tour of Rock Island Lighthouse. Tours to Rock Island last an hour on the island and allow visitors to climb the tower and walk inside the keeper’s house (now a museum and gift shop). See website for specific details. Tours meet at: 39611 Chateau Lane, Clayton, NY 13624. Call 315-686-4820 or email
Long Beach Bar

East End Seaport Museum

Greenport, New York
Two-hour cruises to Bug Light are offered frequently throughout the summer. During October, there are Halloween themed tours! Check website for details and updates. Address: East End Seaport Museum, 103 3rd Street, Greenport, NY 11944. Call 631-477-2100 or email

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society

Hudson, New York
Provides tours to the eight-room lighthouse listed on the National Historic Register. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling Hudson Cruises at 518-348-8993 or 888-764-1844.
Romer Shoal

National Lighthouse Museum

Staten Island, New York
The National Lighthouse Museum offers various lighthouse boat tours. See website for additional information. All tours leave from: Pier 1, Staten Island, NY Adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum. 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, NY. 718-390-0040 
Sister Island

Uncle Sam Boat Tours

Alexandria Bay, New York
Sister Island Lighthouse is visible on their Singer Castle Tour, as well as Sunken Rock Lighthouse. These and additional lights may be seen on some of their other cruises. See website for details. Call 315-482-2611 or email
Cape Lookout

Island Express Ferry Service

Hackers Island, North Carolina
There are multiple ferry rides offered to see Cape Lookout Lighthouse. For detailed information on pricing and tour times, see website. Tours from Harkers Island leave from the Harkers Island Visitor Center (1800 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC). Call 252-728-7433 or email
Toledo Harbor

Glass City Pearl

Toledo, Ohio
On their seasonal Lighthouse Cruise, enjoy a 3-hour cruise passing the Veteran's Glass City Skyway into the magical open waters of Lake Erie to Toledo's unique Harbor Lighthouse and the remains of The Turtle Island Lighthouse. See website for dates and times tour is offered. Tours leave from downtown Toledo: 1 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604. Call 419-537-1212 or email

Goodtime III

Cleveland, Ohio
Provides a view of Cleveland East and West Pierhead lighthouses. See schedule for cruises on website. Buy tickets online. Cruises leave from 825 East Ninth Street Pier, Cleveland, OH 44114-1017. Phone: 216-242-1854
South Bass Island

Jet Express

Sandusky, Ohio
Ferry to a variety of islands in Lake Erie, allowing visitors to see South Bass Island and Perry Monument Lighthouses. Boats go between Sandusky, Port Clinton, Put-In-Bay, Kelly’s Island, and Cedar Point. See detailed schedule on website.  Call 800-245-1538 or email
Lorain Lighthouse

Lorain Lighthouse

Lorain, Ohio
There are two types of tours to see the lighthouse. One is a normal tour departing from Dock “A” (Transit Dock)  at the Oasis Marina at Port Lorain. The other way is through a sunset wine dinner. The evening includes a boat ride (departing from the same location as normal tours) to and from the lighthouse and a brief guided tour of the lighthouse. Reservations can be made by calling 440-984-1012.  Email
Conimicut Lighthouse

Save The Bay Lighthouse Cruises

Providence, Rhode Island
When you join Save The Bay’s Ultimate Lighthouse Tour, you’ll experience Narragansett Bay’s historic lighthouse sites first hand! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and historic Fort Adams, and be amazed by how many iconic sites you can see in just one tour.  On our 7-hour tour, you’ll view about 20 active and inactive lighthouse sites in Narragansett Bay.
Cape Romain

Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour

McClellanville, South Carolina
Four times each year, Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge offers a tour to Lighthouse Island where you can view two historic lights. Tour starts at the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center (5821 Highway 17N, Awendaw, SC) and moves to the McClellanville boat landing to board the Coastal Expeditions Ferry. See website for additional info; email or call 843-884-7684.
Bloody Point

Daufuskie Island Ferry

Bluffton, South Carolina
Daufuskie Island Ferry departs from 35 Fording Island Road Ext which is accessed via shuttle from the Daufuskie Island Ferry Visitor Center at 1414 Fording Island Road in Bluffton. 843-940-7704.
Morris Island

Morris Island Lighthouse Tour

Charleston, South Carolina
Boat tours to Morris Island Lighthouse are provided by Charleston Outdoor Adventures, departing from 1871 Bowens Island Rd, Charleston, SC. 843-795-0330.

Rover Tours

Georgetown, South Carolina
Join Rover Tours for a 4-hour cruise through a bird-watcher's paradise by South Carolina's oldest lighthouse, the Georgetown Light (1811), that lit the way for two centuries of seafarers. Departs from 735 Front Street, Georgetown, SC; 843-546-8822.
Burlington Breakwater

Spirit of Ethan Allen

Burlington, Vermont
Allows for a closer look at the Burlington Breakwater Lighthouses and possibly Juniper Island Lighthouse. 1.5-hour scenic narrated cruises. Departs from the Burlington waterfront (1 College Street Burlington, VT 05401). Call 802-862-8300.
Schooner Zodiac

San Juan Islands Lighthouse Cruise

Bellingham, Washington
The Schooner Zodiac's 4-day San Juan Islands, Washington lighthouse cruise.  Lighthouses normally viewed are: Burrows Island, Patos Island, East Point, Turn Point, Cattle Point, Lime Kiln, New Dungeness (Weather Dependent).  Guided tours are provided on Patos and Burrows.
Raspberry Island

Apostle Island Cruises

Bayfield, Wisconsin
There are multiple boat trips offered. Additionally, there are 2 recreation shuttles that allow you to actually get off and visit lighthouses, that the normal tours do not. There is one shuttle to Raspberry Island, and another to Michigan Island. You may also be able to charter them to create other itineraries. Check website for details. Tours leave from the City dock, 2 Front St, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814. 800-323-7619
Pilot Island

Shoreline Charters

Door County, Wisconsin
The vessel “The Shoreline” departs from Gills Rock and offers daily Deaths Door Lighthouses, Islands & Shipwreck Cruises to see the lighthouses on Plum Island, Pilot Island, and Plum Island Range Lights.  The vessel “Water Taxi” departs from Baileys Harbor and offers daily Lakeshore Lighthouse Cruises to see the lighthouses on Cana Island, Historic “Bird Cage” Lighthouse, Baileys Harbor Range Lights and shipwrecks.