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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.

Bold Coast Area:

Bold Coast Maine -

Connect with the simple joys that are Bold Coast Maine: rugged beauty, deep-rooted history, abundant wildlife, and diverse recreational opportunities.

Columbia Falls:

Ruggles House Museum -

Famous "flying staircase"

Wreaths Across America museum -

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 -

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 - charter company.
Cutler Fishing Village
Little River Lighthouse – Whiting, Me.
Look’s Gourmet Food -

East Machias, Machias and Machiasport:

Antique & Gift Shop at The Talbot House Inn -

We are usually open Friday - Sunday. However we will be happy to open on other days upon request.

Bold Coast Coffee - (East Machias)
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).

Gates Museum -

Home of the Machiasport Historical Society

Jasper Beach -

1 of 3 beaches in the world where the whirlpool effect creates smooth rocks (Machiasport)

Maine Sea Salt - Machias
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 -

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:

Barren View Golf Course -

9 hole golf course in Jonesboro

Fishing Villages
Great Wass Island - off of Jonesport
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.

Monica’s Chocolates - (Lubec)
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)

Rogue Bluffs:

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