Vacation Next to a Lighthouse

Are you a person that enjoys being near the water? They say that water calms you, so this is a perfect way to get some rest and relaxation. You could just rent a cottage, but spending some time in an innkeeper's home next to a genuine lighthouse is so much more interesting. Here are some lighthouse destinations that have attracted many visitors in the past.

Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon

This working lighthouse is settled on the Oregon coast. The Heceta Head Lighthouse been in existence since 1894 and listed on the historic places register. It is known to be one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world, as well as the most photographed in the United States. The comfortable and homey accommodations, as well as the scrumptious breakfast that awaits you in the morning is reason alone to come here. If waking up to the sounds and sights of the Pacific Ocean sound like a dream come true, you may want to consider this peaceful vacation destination.

North Head Lighthouse, Washington

Located at the base of Long Beach Peninsula in the state of Washington, this North Head Lighthouse vacation will make you forget your worries and indulge you in tranquility. With a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean you will enjoy great food, horseback riding, whale watching, shopping, and more. You will find that the quaint and comfortable accommodations, as well as the exquisite beauty of nature to be very calming to your soul.

Saugerties Lighthouse, New York

The Saugerties Lighthouse was built on the Hudson River in the state of New York in the year 1869. Its simplistic style and charm, as well as the incredible beauty of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River, offer many awesome photo opportunities. Learning about the history of this lighthouse, laid back activities, shopping, museums, delicious food, and more will keep you coming back here.

Sarah Jonae-Ryan has lived in Rochester for more than 30 years. She has several blogs written on a variety of topics.