Visit Lubec Maine
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Welcome! We invite you to spend your next vacation right here in Lubec, the easternmost town in the U.S.A., in Washington County, Maine. Join us in being the first to see the sunrise!

Discover the ease with which you can plan and spend your next vacation away from the maddening crowds, where the sun first rises on the United States of America, and a welcome awaits you! Lubec is where being yourself and enjoying life is second nature.

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Current Lubec time

If your cell phone has jumped ahead one hour, it is because your phone is picking up a Canadian signal. For Campobello time add one hour to the time above.

Sunrise: 05:55
Sunset: 18:59(approx. times)

What Lubec offers:

  • Year-round attractions
  • Rural / coastal setting
  • Tranquility and solitude
  • Rugged, natural beauty
  • Affordability
  • Unique, unaffected character, community and culture
  • Activities, services and amenities to welcome and satisfy business people, vacationing singles, couples and families.

What Lubec does not offer:

(So get your fill of these en route!)

  • Movie theaters
  • Shopping malls
  • Theme parks
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Heavy traffic
  • Stop lights
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Lubec things to note

* See the Wave sculpture at the Lost Fishermen's Memorial Park! Photo by Barb Knight

* Find Lubec, Eastport and Campobello Island in Huffington Post's Top 6 Coastal Maine Destinations Far From the Tourist Trail

* Plastic-Free Lubec market totes are now for sale at stores throughout Lubec. Read the Natural Resources Council of Maine blog on Plastic-Free Lubec.

* Find Wi-Fi in Lubec and surrounding towns on our new Wi-Fi Hotspots page!

* Downeast Magazine lists Lubec as one of its 2016  "Best Places to Live in Maine"  and "Your 10 Favorite Maine State Parks" - includes West Quoddy Head!

* Can't find the Atlantic House? Look for it under its new name - the Sunrise Cafe!

* The Campobello Island Visitor Center is now the Roosevelt Park Adventure Centre.

* BikeMaine is coming to Lubec on its Bold Coast  journey September 10-17, 2016

*Celebrate SummerKeys 25th anniversary of music classes and concerts in Lubec!

* Tours of Lubec and Cobscook available to download or rent.  Watch How to Rent the Tours. Tours available for rent in Lubec at the Sunrise Cafe, Bayside Chocolates,  Eastland Motel, and Monica's Chocolates. Our newest tour now available only by download: Sightseeing and History Tour of Lubec!

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Mason's Music & Barbecue

Sep 1: Tonight Bruce Potterton


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Pirate Invasion of Lubec

September 3: This is a Friendly Invasion, so come out, have some fun and support Lubec and Eastport!


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Artist reception Sheryl Denbo

September 3 : A retrospective of this daring and unique artist.


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Book Folding Workshop

Sep 6: Free workshop; all welcome; please bring your own pencil and ruler.


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Applefest, Lubec

September 10: Celebrate the autumn harvest at Klondike Mountain Preserve with Downeast Coastal Conservancy. Press your own apple cider or soak up the panoramic views from the summit of Klondike Mountain! Apple themed activities for everyone.


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Hello, I have just spent a marvelous time on your Visit Lubec website and have found it to be an amazing resource! Kudos to whomever put it together and keeps it so updated. My goodness, it is far better than other big city sites I've used! All the links work, graphically it's beautiful, I mean, it's such a Wow.
We live in Ohio and are vacationing in Lubec next week; my husband grew up visiting family friends there and is so excited! I have been skeptical, however, not imagining there would be much to do with our two small boys. Looks like I'm wrong. :) Thank you so much for the wonderful listing of events, the maps, the great commentary....I'm as excited as my husband is, now!
Many thanks,"
Kara R., Ohio

"You provide a valuable resource to us all here in Washington County." -- Patricia C., Eastport, ME

"Just dropping you a note to say I am most grateful for your Web site. I've been researching vacation destinations in the Quoddy Bay area for several days, and yours is the only Web site that provides complete factual information (e.g., average temperatures by month) and organizes information rationally. The town's tourist map is very well done. I learned more about the entire region from your Web site than I did from most other Web sites combined." Mark A., Danbury, CT

"The site looks so good,...plenty there for the tourists and visitors and locals to explore and try." Marty S., Lubec ME

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