- Our list of the best things to do in Lubec, Maine, features the top 21 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lubec, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Tours, Museums & Galleries, and Shopping.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Lubec, ME , followed by 11 popular activities in nearby cities, including Campobello Island, Machias and Bayside
The Roosevelt Campobello International Park used to be Franklin D. Roosevelt's summer home. The focal point of the park is FDR's 34-room residence. This park is a symbol of the close ties that Canada and the USA has and is owned and managed by both countries.
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Priding itself with being the only candy-striped lighthouse in the country, the West Quoddy Head Light was built in 1857 on the site of an 1808 wooden lighthouse. On the premises is found a visitors' center. Annually, a festival celebrating the lighthouse is held.
Downeast Charter Boat Tours offers highly scenic boat rides off the coast of Maine. Aboard a 25 foot boat, visitors will experience sights like eagles, seals, whales, lighthouses and OLD SOW, the largest tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere.
Bog Brook Cove Preserve is a 1770 acre preserve populated by bold headlands, gravel and cobble beaches, bluejoint meadows, peatlands, and a natural pond. The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife and houses an 80 acre blueberry preserve.
Seating twenty-six passengers comfortably inside and out of the tour boat, the Tarquin Whale Watch is a popular tourist attraction in Lubec. The tour captains share stories of the sea while pointing out local lighthouses, whales and seals.
As a functioning studio for artists, Artists Retreat Studios & Gallery provides several suites for visitors to rent. There is also a small gallery featuring the work of Michael Chelsey Johnson, who is known for his landscape paintings.