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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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Try America's First Sunrise on Jan 1, 2018!

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... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Lubec, Maine
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Lubec, Maine
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16 reviews
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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, Georgia, Florida. Why not? You'll be able to tell your kids one day that you... More 

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Claryville, New York
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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 of the way to touch the four corners of US states and the confluence of... More 

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
90 attraction reviews
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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!

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Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Initially thought I would have too difficult of a time making the hike - the ladder system is pretty sketchy! But I did not want to be the only one left behind so I tagged along and was I ever glad I did ~ great view from the light house and a very invigorating walk. Watch the tides - you... More 

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San Diego, California
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Most easterly point in the U.S.A. - the Quoddy Head Lighthouse. This lighthouse is a bit out of the way as it is in a state park on the shoreline about a 10-minute drive off the scenic byway. Once you arrive there is a sign and a box where you must pay admission of $4.00 per person. I personally thought... More 

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Fort Davis, Texas
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We really enjoyed our visit here, This is a beautiful lighthouse with adjacent buildings, with a nice gift shop. Just a few miles from Lubec, the coast is really rocky and the surf pounding in splashes way up on the rocks. The significance of this place may not be of importance to some, but as someone who has traveled throughout... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Walking access completely around the lighthouse, tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the lighthouse and this part of Maine. Take as much time as you want when touring the lighthouse. All of the rooms have plenty to see.

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Woodinville, Washington
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Although this lighthouse is off the beaten path, it is well worth the drive. Beautiful structure in a lovely setting with helpful and friendly volunteers. We were fortunate to find the visitors center still open for our mid-October visit. It closed for the season the following day. While in the area cross the border into New Brunswick to visit East... More 

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Boulder CO
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68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is the Easternmost spot in the US. We were there on a sunny day and the photo opportunities were multiple! With binoculars you could watch the fishermen setting their lobster traps!

Thank Joannman
Conklin, New York
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Spent and afternoon here to see Quoddy light house and hike the nearby trails and see the coast line and get some exercise.

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