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'''Caribou''' is a small town in the very north of [[Maine]].
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'''Caribou''' is the most Northeastern City in the United States and located just 10 minutes from the Canadian border.  The community was incorporated in 1859 and celebrates it's 150th birthday in 2009.  The community has a rich agricultural history and is known for some of the finest snowmobiling in the Northeast.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
[[U.S. Highway 1]]
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Caribou is 1 hour north of Houlton on U.S Route 1.  Travel times are approximately 3 hours north of Bangor, Maine, and 5 hours north of Portland, Maine.  The community is 4 hours east of Quebec City and 2 hours north of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  
 
==Get around==
 
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==See==
 
==See==
* <see name="Caribou Performing Arts Center" alt="" address="308 Sweden St
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* <see name="Caribou Performing Arts Center" alt="" address="308 Sweden St" directions="" phone="207-493-4278‎" url="http://www.caribou.k12.me.us/PAC/PAC.html" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Host local and national theater and live music.  A hub of community and regional activities.</see>
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* <see name="The Nylander Museum" alt="" address="393 Main St" directions="" phone="207-493-4209" email="" fax="" url="http://www.nylandermuseum.org" hours="" price="">Natural history museum.</see>
 
* <see name="The Nylander Museum" alt="" address="393 Main St" directions="" phone="207-493-4209" email="" fax="" url="http://www.nylandermuseum.org" hours="" price="">Natural history museum.</see>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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Goughan's Berry Farm:  Fresh pick your own berries, pumpkins and Christmas trees.
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Caribou High School City facility, featuring lit nordic ski trails.
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Caribou Recreation Center with indoor elevated walking track
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Caribou Country Club, public 9 hole golf course and excellent nordic ski trials.
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Aroostook river, trout and salmon fishing and kayaking, just minutes from city center.
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Caribou Historical Society, museum just south of Caribou features many artifacts from early life in Caribou.
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Swedish Colony, just 10 minutes from Caribou.
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Edged in Stone Perennial Gardens and walking paths, Old Washburn Road.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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Monica's Scandavian Gift Shop Sweden Street Caribou-Swedish gift shop.
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Sleeper's, Rt. #1 Caribou grocery and clothing store with name brand clothing and footwear for men/ladies and youth.
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Expect More Dollar Store, Bennett Drive.
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Phil's Florist, Green house and Antiques, Washburn Road, Caribou.
  
 
==Eat==
 
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Burger Boy, open summers, burgers, ice cream & more Sweden Street Caribou.
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Cindy's Sub Shop, homemade subs and sandwiches Sweden Street Caribou.
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Sleeper's, offering cooked lobster and homemade rolls & salads, Rt #1 Caribou 498-8181.
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Par & Grill, indoor golf and restaurant Bennett Drive Caribou.
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Frederick's Southside, South Main Street
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Jade Palace Chinese, Skyway Plaza
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Napoli's Italian Restaurant, downtown Caribou across from S.W. Colins
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Farms Bakery and Coffee Shop, fresh baked pastries
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McDonald's Bennett Drive
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Burger King, Bennett Drive
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Pizza Hut, Bennett Drive
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Reno's Pizza, Sweden Street
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Greenhouse Restaurant at Caribou Inn and Convention Center
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Sports Inn, bar & grill Bennett Drive
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Jeff's family restaurant South Main Street
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Big Cheese Pizza, South Main Street
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Far East Kitchen Korean cuisine, Bennett Drive
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Latest revision as of 14:53, 28 May 2011

Caribou is the most Northeastern City in the United States and located just 10 minutes from the Canadian border. The community was incorporated in 1859 and celebrates it's 150th birthday in 2009. The community has a rich agricultural history and is known for some of the finest snowmobiling in the Northeast.

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Get in[edit]

Caribou is 1 hour north of Houlton on U.S Route 1. Travel times are approximately 3 hours north of Bangor, Maine, and 5 hours north of Portland, Maine. The community is 4 hours east of Quebec City and 2 hours north of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Caribou Performing Arts Center, 308 Sweden St, 207-493-4278‎, [1]. Host local and national theater and live music. A hub of community and regional activities.  edit
  • The Nylander Museum, 393 Main St, 207-493-4209, [2]. Natural history museum.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Goughan's Berry Farm: Fresh pick your own berries, pumpkins and Christmas trees.

Caribou High School City facility, featuring lit nordic ski trails.

Caribou Recreation Center with indoor elevated walking track

Caribou Country Club, public 9 hole golf course and excellent nordic ski trials.

Aroostook river, trout and salmon fishing and kayaking, just minutes from city center.

Caribou Historical Society, museum just south of Caribou features many artifacts from early life in Caribou.

Swedish Colony, just 10 minutes from Caribou.

Edged in Stone Perennial Gardens and walking paths, Old Washburn Road.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Monica's Scandavian Gift Shop Sweden Street Caribou-Swedish gift shop.

Sleeper's, Rt. #1 Caribou grocery and clothing store with name brand clothing and footwear for men/ladies and youth.

Expect More Dollar Store, Bennett Drive.

Phil's Florist, Green house and Antiques, Washburn Road, Caribou.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Burger Boy, open summers, burgers, ice cream & more Sweden Street Caribou.

Cindy's Sub Shop, homemade subs and sandwiches Sweden Street Caribou.

Sleeper's, offering cooked lobster and homemade rolls & salads, Rt #1 Caribou 498-8181.

Par & Grill, indoor golf and restaurant Bennett Drive Caribou.

Frederick's Southside, South Main Street

Jade Palace Chinese, Skyway Plaza

Napoli's Italian Restaurant, downtown Caribou across from S.W. Colins

Farms Bakery and Coffee Shop, fresh baked pastries

McDonald's Bennett Drive

Burger King, Bennett Drive

Pizza Hut, Bennett Drive

Reno's Pizza, Sweden Street

Greenhouse Restaurant at Caribou Inn and Convention Center

Sports Inn, bar & grill Bennett Drive

Jeff's family restaurant South Main Street

Big Cheese Pizza, South Main Street

Far East Kitchen Korean cuisine, Bennett Drive


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Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Caribou Inn and Convention Center, 19 Main Street, 800-235-0466 (fax: 207-498-3149), [4].  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Caribou
Fort KentGrand Isle  N noframe S  Presque IsleHoulton



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