©

Lubec trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  Maine  /  DownEast and Acadia Maine  /  Lubec

Lubec

4.6
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,359 at the 2010 census. Lubec is the easternmost town in the contiguous United States (see Extreme points of the United States) and is the closest continental location to Africa in the United States.The town is home to Quoddy Head State Park.HistoryLocated on a peninsula overlooking an excellent ice-free harbor, the town was first settled about 1775. Originally part of Eastport, it was set off and incorporated on June 21, 1811, and named for Lübeck, Germany. Following the War of 1812, Lubec was the site of considerable smuggling trade in gypsum, although principal industries remained agriculture and fisheries. By 1859, there was a tannery, three gristmills and nine sawmills; by 1886, there were also two shipyards, three boatbuilders and three sailmakers.
Lubec is in DownEast and Acadia Maine. Plan the details of your Lubec holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use United States vacation planner .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Lubec

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Lubec

4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Side trips from Lubec

4.9
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min