Activities near The Talbot House Inn
The Talbot House Inn is located in the Machias area and is central to many day trip activities. After you finish visiting our festivals, you can hike trails, visit historical sites and museums, swim or boat in fresh or salt water, play a game of golf, and check into our Bed andBreakfast! You can also shop for "Made in Maine" items, antiques, chocolates and seafood.
Famous "flying staircase"
The wreaths that are placed on soldiers graves in Arlington National Cemetary are provided by and taken from this area.
Cutler Area (Rte 191S):
The Bold Coast Trail, Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land - www.maine.gov/cutlercoast
Hike a 3, 4 or 10 mile trail through the forest to the shoreland of the ocean’s cliffs.
Puffin Tours are available with Capt. Andy’s - www.BoldCoast.com charter company.
Cutler Fishing Village
Little River Lighthouse – Whiting, Me.
East Machias, Machias and Machiasport:
We are usually open Friday - Sunday. However we will be happy to open on other days upon request.
Burnham Tavern Museum -
Listed on the National Historic Register, built in 1770 (Machias)
Fort Obrien -
The Fort was built in 1775, it overlooks the Machias river and saw the first naval battle of the revolutionary war. Sadly it has since been destroyed. State Historic Site (Machiasport).
Home of the Machiasport Historical Society
Jasper Beach -
1 of 3 beaches in the world where the whirlpool effect creates smooth rocks (Machiasport)
Sunrise Canoe & Kayak -
Rents canoes and kayaks by Dunkin Donuts in Machias
Sunrise Trail –
ATV, walk or bike this trail for over 80 miles! It is 300 feet from the Talbot House Inn!
University of Maine at Machias - www.machias.edu
Enjoy hiking on the Outback trails, campus events that go on throughout the year and the use of the fitness center and pool. (The fitness center and pool and some campus events do require a small fee.)
Jonesboro, Jonesport & Beals Island:
9 hole golf course in Jonesboro
Maine Central Model Railroad -
4 miles east of Jonesport on Hwy 187. HO scale model with lots of buildings which replicate real Maine buildings.
Lubec. Campobello Island
(passport needed for Campobello Island):
Campobello Island & Roosevelt International Park -
2800 acre park with the summer home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Numerous hiking trails.
Herring Cove Golf Course -
located on Campobello Island.
Reversing Falls Park (Pembroke) -
32 miles from Talbot House Inn. Rt 1 N to Old County Rd. Ask us for directions.
Tours of Lubec & Cobscook -
Geography, History, Lighthouses and Art Galleries!
West Quoddy Lighthouse –
Eastern most point of the continental United States (Lubec)
Great Cove Golf Course -
9 holes 387 Great Cove Rd 207-434-7200
Rogue Bluffs State Park -
Swimming, Boating, Picnicking, Hiking 6 miles off of Rte 1. The road has the ocean on 1 side of it and a freshwater pond on the other. Whales have been spotted from the shore!
New Year’s Eve Celebration - Eastport
Sugar Sunday, Maple Syrup Sunday - State of Maine in March
Bay of Fundy Marathon - Lubec & Campobello Island
Margaretta Days - East Machias, Machias & Machiasport
July 4th - Machias, Eastport, Jonesport
August Blueberry Festival - Machias
Pirates Festival - Eastport, Lubec & all surrounding communities!
The Talbot House Inn thanks these businesses for exceptional service!
Dan at Gaddis Heating - (207) 263-7201
Troy at Machias Glass - (207) 255-6900
Wade at Hilltop Auto (plowing) - (207) 255-3020
Jim at Black Bear Security - (207) 726-9226
Sharon Mack Director of MBACC - (207) 255-4402