Eastport (Maine)

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Eastport a town in the Down East region of Maine on Moose Island at the junction of Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays. A causeway on Route 90 connects the island to the mainland.


Get in

Route 1 to Route 190 into town. It's a beautiful drive.

Get around

See

  • Tides Institute and Museum of Art, 43 Water Street, Phone: +1 207 853-4047, [1]. W-Su 10AM-5PM.
  • Old Sow, Passamaquoddy Bay northeast of Eastport, [2]. Old Sow is the largest natural whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere. Ferries and excursions sometimes pass through or near the Old Sow (its location varies). Large boats can handle it, smaller ones should not.

Do

  • Sylvina W. Beal Schooner Cruises, 104 Water Street, Head of the Breakwater, Phone: +1 207 853-2500, [3]. Whale watching, sunset cruises, charters on this old-time 84ft schooner.
  • Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street. Phone: +1 207 853-2358, [4].
  • Salmon Festival, first Sunday after Labor Day in September. Celebrate the commercial salmon farms in Cobscook, Johnson’s, and Passamaquoddy Bays.

Buy

  • The Commons Eastport, 53 Water Street, Phone: +1 207 853-4123, [5]. Fifty area artists.
  • Crow Tracks Gallery, 11 Water Street, Phone: +1 207 853-2336, [6]. Delightful wood carvings.

Eat

  • Eastport Chowder House, 167 Water St, Phone: +1 207 853-4700. Nice views and great seafood.
  • The Happy Crab, 35 Water St., Phone: +1 207 853-9400. Sports bar atmosphere.
  • La Sardina Loca, 28 Water Street, Phone: +1 207 853-2739. Mexican.
  • WaCo Diner, 47 Water Street. Breakfast here.

Drink

Sleep

  • The Motel East, 23A Water Street, Phone: +1 207 853-4747, Email: moteleastport@prexar.com, [7]. Overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay. $105-$120.
  • The Chadbourne House Bed & Breakfast, 19 Shackford Street, Toll Free: 888-853-2728, Phone: +1 207 853-2727, Fax: +1 207 853-2728, [8].
  • Todd House Bed and Breakfast, 1 Capen Avenue, Todd's Head, Phone: +1 207 853-2328, Fax: (207) 853-2328, [9]. Three efficiencies and four rooms. $60-$100.

Get out


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