Attractions & Special Events

What to do in Eastport, Maine

The historic Passamaquoddy Bay has long been a destination for America’s elite, as well as those looking for a peaceful and serene escape from the everyday. Once seized by the British during the War of 1812, Moose Island and Eastport, Maine was one of the nation’s most important shipping ports, and thus enjoys a rich historical legacy, as well as the natural splendor and recreation of the Atlantic ocean.

From deep-sea fishing, to whale-watches, and historic festivals, Eastport, Maine offers something for every vacationer, and when you couple that with the quant charm of the Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, you and your family can enjoy an immersive Maine experience with all of the comforts of home.

Go whale watching and deep see fishing on Passamaquoddy Bay. Enjoy scenic air flights, or catch a ferry to Canada’s Campobello Island and explore the Roosevelt’s Summer Cottage. Pursue the area’s rich maritime history with a visit to one of our local museums, or enjoy things at your own pace with a self-guided history trail and historic buildings walking guide. Eastport, Maine also boasts unique natural phenomena such as the “Old Sow Whirlpool”, Reversing Falls, and 18-28 foot tides, with miles of hiking trails on the shore, where you can still find solitude on our pristine coastline. Eastport also features its renowned “Old Home Week Fourth of July” celebration, the entertaining Pirate Festival, and its annual “Salmon Festival” on the 2nd week-end in September.

And of course, all of this is just moments away from your accommodations with us at Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, where you will enjoy a peaceful rest after a long day of experiencing our beautiful corner of the world.