Fire Island Lighthouse
1 Burma Rd., Fire Island, NY 11702. 631-661-4876. Learn about the history of the Fire Island Lighthouse and visit the observatory and museum. The program consists of a guided tour to the top of the Lighthouse (40 minutes), followed by a guided nature walk (30 minutes). Fee.
Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum
2000 Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY 11954. 631-668-2544. Visit the oldest lighthouse in New York State and view an assortment of many historical documents and photographs. Fee.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663. 410-745-2916. Explore an 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, working boatyard, meet traditional craftsmen, enjoy hands-on activities and discover exhibits detailing the Bay's role throughout history. Fee.
Twin Lights Lighthouse Historic Site
Twin Lights is situated 200 feet above sea level in Highlands, New Jersey. It overlooks the Shrewsbury River, Sandy Hook, Raritan Bay, New York skyline and the Atlantic Ocean. Twin Lights has been used as an aid to navigation over the coastal waters of NJ since 1828. It was used as the primary lighthouse for New York Harbor and was known as the best and the brightest light in North America.
Twin Lights Lighthouse Historic Site, 2 Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ (732-872-1814):
Little Red Lighthouse Tour Guided tours by Park Rangers starting @ Fort Washington Park start at Lafayette Place at W. 181st Street. Or you can take steps, footpath and footbridge over the west side highway, down to the park and south to the Lighthouse. The Little Red Lighthouse, 178th Street & Hudson River, underneath the George Washington Bridge, NYC