New York August 16, 2019
There’s Nothing More Charming Than This On-The-Water Lighthouse Tour In New York
Here at Only In New York, we’ve covered everything from beautiful
boardwalk trails that lead you to lighthouses to actual hikes that take you out to lighthouses that you can spend the night in! If any of these lighthouse adventures sound intriguing to you, then you’ll surely want to discover what we have in store for you today. Unlike any other lighthouse tour that you’ll experience here in the Empire State, see what awaits you out in the small city of Oswego.
Coming together to offer something amazing to lovers of history and lighthouse, the charming city of Oswego and the H. Lee White Maritime Museum features an amazing on-the-water lighthouse tour.
All throughout the year, you'll find people from all over making their way out to the shores of Lake Ontario to explore the region's history and its amazing lakefront landmarks.
You may already be familiar with exploring the H. Lee White Maritime Museum and the historic vessels that are docked along the piers, but there's one more amazing tour you won't want to miss out on taking.
Built all the way back in 1934, the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse is still active to this day, helping to navigate the sailors out along Lake Ontario.
Between June and September, you can board a six-person pontoon boat that will take you on a one-of-a-kind lighthouse tour.
During your pontoon ride, you’ll get to learn about the history of these lakefront landmarks and the lighthouse.
Along the way during your tour, you might also notice people kayking out to the ligthouse - with kayak rentals available in town through Oswego Expeditions.
Before you know it, you'll be at the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse climbing the small staircase that leads you to the top where you'll have breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Ontario.
With plenty of time to still book your on-the-water lighthouse tour, be sure to enjoy the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse while the season is still in operation!
To find out more about visiting the Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse,
Address: 1 West 1st Street, Oswego, NY, 13126
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