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West Quoddy Head Light

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Address: 189 S Lubec Rd, Lubec, ME 04652-3622
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+1 207-733-2180

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Fun in no sun

Not a sunny day but still very beautiful. The walking path are very to do. In gets busy fast even in morning

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31 reviews
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Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Not a sunny day but still very beautiful. The walking path are very to do. In gets busy fast even in morning

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited in May so the season was not really ready for tourism. The lighthouse was not open for visitors on the day we were there. It is very well kept and worth adding to your bucket list. The most eastern lighthouse on the US.

Thank Monte S
Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a minor lighthouse fanatic. At least in Maine. I've wanted to hit this one for about 18 years. The grounds are well kept as is the lighthouse. There's a little museum inside. Be careful with your cell phones. My phone kept picking up Canadian cell service. You might want to put it in airplane mode while in the area.

1 Thank rhopper276
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Sunrise on January 2nd while watching fisherman head out to work was moving experience. Hiking last June provided some of the most beautiful vistas we've seen.

Thank Sarah M
Riverview, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Even though it was closed for the season, it was well worth the visit. The road is plowed almost to the lighthouse leaving just a short walk to the shore. The cliffs are fantastic as the surf pounds in on them. Great location for photos.

Thank Paul D
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Swing by to see the easternmost point in the United States. Easy to get to, easy parking, nice little park area to hike some very easy trails. Well maintained and nice visitors station.

Thank bobandleslie
Needham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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
Goshen, New York
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117 reviews
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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 view of the light from the parking lot gravel drive is spectacular. Worth the drive... More 

1 Thank Bob F
Kenilworth, New Jersey
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Reviewed 17 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, souvenirs, etc. So glad we made it to see this lighthouse.

Thank tmadonia1
Louisville, Kentucky
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143 reviews
117 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank Andrew M

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