Maine Open Lighthouse Day with Balmy Days Cruises
Saturday, September 9, 2023, is Maine Open Lighthouse Day! Many of the state’s lighthouses are open to the public. You can get to two that are not accessible by land with us at Balmy Days Cruises, Monhegan and Burnt Island
SUNRISE PHOTOGRAPHY LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE Saturday, September 9, 2023, This is a 2-hour trip on the BALMY DAYS II leaving at 6:00 am to sail around the Boothbay Region. You will see at least 4 lighthouses in the early morning light as you take in the scenic New England Shoreline. Maybe you’ll even get to spot a gull or a fox on the way! Your host, photographer Michael Leonard, will offer tips and advice for your photography adventure.
MAINE OPEN LIGHTHOUSE DAY – MONHEGAN ISLAND
Saturday, September 9, 2023 Book now! This is an all-day trip to Monhegan Island, leaving at 9:30 a.m. and arriving back in Boothbay Harbor at 4:15 pm. You will be on the Island for approximately 3-1/2 hours. Be sure to book both your OUTBOUND and RETURN trips. The museum in the lightkeeper’s house should be open, but public access to the light tower is TBD. Feel free to enjoy the rest of the island with its hiking trails, lunch places, art galleries & studios, and quaint gift shops.
MAINE OPEN LIGHTHOUSE DAY – BURNT ISLAND
Saturday, September 9, 2023 Enjoy an hour or so on Burnt Island. Climb up into the light tower. Explore the lightkeeper’s house. Enjoy the views from the top.
– Water taxi service(15-minute ride) begins at 9 am and runs every half hour until 11 a.m.
– Returns start at 1015 a.m. and run every half hour with a final return at 12 p.m.