Overnight Stays

Little River LighthouseHave you ever wondered what it would be like to live at a lighthouse – even for just one night, or wish you could escape the hustle & bustle of life for a little while?

If so, then we have just the island get-away for you!

The Friends of Little River Lighthouse, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation, invites you to stay with us at the Little River Light Station, which is located at the entrance to picturesque Cutler Harbor in Downeast Maine.

This 15-acre island paradise possesses many charming qualities, but one of its finest is the quiet solitude found along walking trails that meander through tall, whispering pines and rocky outcrops kissed by refreshing ocean breezes.

Kitchen at Little River Light

Kitchen inside the keeper’s house at Little River Light. (FLRL Photo)

The historic light station, with its fully restored 1888 keeper’s house, is nestled on the eastern end of the island overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

At this most northeastern island light station in the United States you will be the first to greet the dawn of each new day. While sipping hot coffee or tea, be sure to bask in the beauty of some of the most spectacular sunrises seen along the coast of Maine.

During your stay, be sure to “walk in the steps of the lightkeeper” by making the journey to the top of the lighthouse – up to a place where eagles soar and alluring seascapes are discovered.

View from the lighthouse

Enjoy the view from atop the lighthouse (Photo by Bob Trapani, Jr.)

Then just before sunset, we encourage you to take the short half-mile walk across the island to its western end and watch the day’s golden radiance put on a dazzling show as the sun sinks below the horizon and silhouettes the homes, boats and working wharves of the snug village of Cutler.

Don’t think that sundown marks the end of nature’s light show on the island. For after the brightest star of all takes leave of the firmament; countless twinkling stars take its place in the night sky. With no city lights, tall buildings or smog to hinder your view, you will have the opportunity to admire the stunning brilliance of the stars against a black velvet sky – a setting like you have never seen before.

Lest we forget, there is one more “light” to enjoy under the cover of darkness – the guiding light of Little River Lighthouse that beams forth over the sea, showing the seafarer the way to safe passage.

How do you get to this amazing place?

No worries…the volunteers of the Friends of Little River Lighthouse will meet you at the public boat ramp in Cutler and take you and your guests on a twelve minute boat ride to this one-of-a-kind paradise – a place where peaceful solitude reigns without disturbance and memories in the making are waiting to be embraced!

All you have to do is make that phone call or online reservation and say …

“I want to stay at Little River Lighthouse!”Make a reservation

Availability & Rates:  Overnight stays are available from mid-June to August 31. Rates range from $150-$225 per night depending on the room. View rooms & rates.

Reservations:  Make a reservation online or by calling us at: (877) 276-4682

Questions?  Use our contact form or call us at: (877) 276-4682

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