About an hour south of the inn is the small town of Owls Head and its famous lighthouse. The present lighthouse was built in 1852 and features a long ramp upto the light tower. Also at the site, visitors can tour the active keeper's house, built in 1854. In nearby Rockland, you can also visit the Maine Lighthouse Museum and the American Lighthouse Foundation . There are a number of lighthouses in the general area and make for a wonderful day trip.