An Online Guide to Local Interests and businesses in and around Washington County Maine.

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Washington County is one of the last places in the busy, over-crowded Eastern seaboard where you can get away by yourself on a forest trail or walk for miles on the salt-sprayed shoreline and see no one. You can still yield to that bit of pioneer blood left in your veins and live completely out of sight of the smoke from your neighbor's cabin, if you want to.  Not many are withdrawing that far but there are a considerable number of others who look to Washington County as their last frontier of peace, beauty,  quietness, and clear, clean air.

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Machias Annual Blueberry Festival

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Machias, Maine area in the fall foliage season.

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Downeast Maine

The term "downeast" refers to sailing eastward, or down wind, and when you get to sunrise county you're as far down east as you can get. Quoddy Head is the easternmost point in the US. Campobello Island, summer home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, is actually in New Brunswick, but is only a few feet from Maine across an international bridge. All the small towns along the Maine coast in sunrise county depend on fishing and lobstering for their livelihood. Cherry field is famous for Atlantic Salmon.


Historic Burnham Tavern

Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

Hubbard Blueberry Rakes

Atlantic Salmon of Maine

Blue Bird Ranch Inc.

Bold Coast Charter Company

Eastland Realty

Sunrise Realty

Guptill's Logging Supplies

Down East Community Hospital

Due East Corp

R.H. Foster, Inc.

The Puffin Pines Country Gift Store

Micmac Farm

Downeast Tea

Morning Glory Seaside Inn

Hearts of Maine Vacation Rentals

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Photo Courtesy of Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

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Photo Courtesy of Tony C.

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  • Photography services and Selling photographs, gift items, greeting cards of the local area landscapes, lighthouses and more.

  • Machias Hardware - Includes a profile of the store, highlighting featured stock, including bulk spices and herbs, pottery, lamps, and iron cookware. Photos.

  • Sunrise Canoe & Kayak - Tours & Rentals since 1996, Guided kayak tours exploring the native American petroglyphs of Machias Bay. Seal and bald eagle sightings are common.

  • Machias Dental Care-Dr. James E. Sparaga - Modern cosmetic dentistry offered to fix cracks, chips, stains and spaces in teeth.

  • Sunrise Realty -Offers a variety of coastal and inland properties in Washington County. Features property search list.

  • Eastland Realty A full service agency offering a variety of listings for oceanfront, lakefront, residential or commercial properties, and undeveloped land.
  • Avery Rock Light - Provides history of the lighthouse, old photographs, maps, postcards, and local links.
  • Quoddy Loop--Machias, Maine - Machias, East Machias, Machiasport, Bucks Harbor, and Cutler, Maine, in the international Quoddy Loop within the western Bay of Fundy along Maine and New Brunswick. Area descriptions and business directory.


Machias, Maine 1896
Machias, Me. 1876

Cormier Heating
Caring Makes the Difference
Philip G. Cormier
Machias, Maine  04654

The Blue Bird Ranch Family Restaurant

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