Calais, ME Tourist Attractions
Calais (pop. 3,500) is located on the US and Canada border. It is the only international city in Maine used by the local tourist industry. The town is touted as a "two-national vacation" spot.
Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge
The Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge is divided into two sections which total more than 24,000 acres with 50 miles of dirt roads and trails. It is home to migratory birds, with a large population of woodcocks and waterfowl.
Holmes Cottage Museum
The Holmes Cottage Museum is located in a restored 1804, Cape Cod style cottage which was formerly a physicians clinic. Medical and dental equipment are on display.
Lubec (pop. 1,700) has the distinction of being the easternmost town in the continental United States. Fishing has always been and still is an important part of the community.With miles of coastline and nearby Quoddy Head State Park, there are plenty of sights and activities to occupy visitors.
Quoddy Head State Park
The Quoddy Head State Park is a 532 acre park that features a rugged coastline and offers 4.5mi/7km of nature trails, and picnic facilities. The 1808 West Quoddy Lighthouse stands on West Quoddy Point but is not open to visitors.
Roosevelt Campobello International Park
The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is a joint memorial between Canada and the United States. The site is where Roosevelt vacationed and relaxed.
Located on Moose Island, Eastport (pop. 1,600) is a fishing and lumber shipping town. Eastport, called the "Island City", is the easternmost town in the United States. There are a number of 18th and 19th century Federal, Greek Revival, and Victorian style houses and a historic district which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.