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West Quoddy Head Light

189 S Lubec Rd, Lubec, ME 04652-3622
+1 207-733-2180
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beautiful lighthouse

Well worth coming at dawn to view the sunrise over the ocean, lighthouse in foreground. Nice... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Needham, Massachusetts
How far East can you go? No further in the US.

This lighthouse is a bit of a drive but well worth the visit. It's a perfect picturesque Maine... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Bob F
Goshen, New York
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189 S Lubec Rd, Lubec, ME 04652-3622
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Well worth coming at dawn to view the sunrise over the ocean, lighthouse in foreground. Nice walking trails along the ocean cliffs.

Thank mauryeldridge
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This lighthouse is a bit of a drive but well worth the visit. It's a perfect picturesque Maine lighthouse. The gift shop is small but adequate. The grounds are immaculate. The parking lot is dirt but fine. And there is the added surprise; your first...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great lighthouse with a small gift shop and museum. Very helpful and informative people working there. There's also a great gift shop up the road called West Quoddy Gifts (the easternmost gift shop in the USA!) that has a lot of great lighthouse items, clothing,...More

Thank tmadonia1
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Why is the easternmost point in the US named West Quoddy Light? Well, because the Quoddy Light up in Canada is even farther east. Never mind that. This one has some great views of the lower end of the Bay of Fundy.

2  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We woke up at 5am to see the sunrise, went to breakfast, then went back and hiked the trails. This is honestly top 3 of the most amazing places I have been on Earth. Take the time to look, see and breath!

2  Thank schaej115
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stopped at the lighthouse while hiking at Quoddy Head State Park. Historically, it's well preserved and the staff are friendly and eager to share their knowledge. Fun to visit but don't take a trip out there just for the lighthouse. Go and spend a day...More

Thank ec0adventurer
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The lighthouse is absolutely beautiful. It is immaculate. At sunset, the views are breathtaking. It is a lovely spot for picture taking.

1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

America, we have the first sunrise of the New Year. People drive in from several states to be part of the gathering every January 1. This morning (7:05am) was no different: There were license plates in the parking lot from Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina,...More

Thank KatherineCassidy
Reviewed 5 December 2016

It is a good stop off paired with a trip to FDR's summer home, Campobello across the border in New Brunswick. One caution is that the drive to get to the lighthouse is deceptively longer than what is advertised. For one who has driven out...More

2  Thank bobt2008
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The easternmost point in the continental U.S. Beautiful lighthouse with gorgeous views of the ocean. Relatively easy and pretty walk around the grounds. Worth a visit!

Thank DoctorKnow85
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I am making my first visit to Maine next week, traveling from NC. Staying in Bar Harbor so this lighthouse is a couple hours away. Are there any other worthwhile attractions, restaurants or sights to see in the area of West Quoddy Lighthouse?
12 June 2016|
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Response from Nancy A | Reviewed this property |
Lubec has several nice restaurants and lodging choices, and of course its proximity to Campobello Island and the Roosevelt estate is an opportunity to take advantage of (bring your passport and don't let anyone tell you that... More
Can visitors walk to the top of the lighthouse?
30 May 2016|
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Response from Phyllis Y | Reviewed this property |
Not on a routine basis, but there is a special open lighthouse day when that is possible and easily searched online. Nearby on Campobello Island in Canada is East Quoddy Light. You can walk to it only during low tide... More