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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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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 lighthouse. The gift shop is small but adequate. The grounds are immaculate. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Goshen, New York
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Goshen, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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Kenilworth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 walking through the woods, enjoying the views, and plan a picnic lunch.

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Corinna, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Lubec, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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