Settled in 1785 and incorporated in 1811, Lubec is the easternmost town in the continental United States. Located on a headland, with 97 miles of shoreline. The town’s inhabitants have celebrated their isolated existence and unique, unaffected character, community, and culture for over two hundred years.
Lubec’s surrounding terrain offers a rugged coastal setting and natural beauty, combined with solitude and tranquility rarely found on other more frequented parts of the Maine coast. With activities, affordable services and amenities to welcome and satisfy entrepreneurs, vacationing singles, couples and families, Lubec is becoming the natural destination of choice for all who love the great outdoors.
Lubec and the surrounding area (with the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Cobscook Bay State Park and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge) offer the self-initiating a variety of seasonal and year-round activities such as: Nature photography, Cycling, Walking and hiking, Lighthouse viewing – 5 in the immediate area, Browsing artists’ studios and galleries, Antiquing, Birding, Whale, seal and puffin-watching , Eco-touring and island cruising, Fishing and hunting, Recreational boating, Snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, ice-fishing and snow-mobiling.
Lubec is an intriguing hamlet of homes and fishing wharves, a few shops and restaurants. This far region of Maine has a special character. The tides are huge, the light different, the views vast. Just over the bridge from Lubec is Campobello, an island that is part of New Brunswick but feels like it’s part of Maine.