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  • Inn of Acadia
  • 384 St. Thomas Street
  • Madawaska, ME 04756 USA
  • Tel: 207.728.3402
  • Fax: 207.728.3407
  • Email:
  • Facebook: facebook.com/innofacadia
  • Website: www.innofacadia.com

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How to find us

The Inn of Acadia is located in the St. John Valley, at the northeasternmost point of Maine. You can find us along the St. John River, directly on the border with the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec. The vibrant city of Edmundston, New Brunswick, is located directly across the St John River. We’re one street up from Main Street (U.S. Route 1) near the Madawaska Middle-High School. Nearby are some of the region’s best hiking, mountain biking, and nordic skiing trails, as well as numerous museums and historic sites. We’re only an hour from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, the world famous Allagash Wilderness Waterway, and whale watching on the St. Lawrence Seaway in Québec. Add another couple hours and you’ll be in Québec City, a World UNESCO site.

How to get here

From points in the United States: if you’re south of Houlton, ME, take I-95 N. At Houlton, you can take the TransCanada Highway (Route 2) to Edmundston and cross the border to Madawaska. You can also take Route 11 from Patten, which goes to Fort Kent (½ hour west of Madawaska) or U.S. Route 1 north in Houlton, which will take you directly into Madawaska. Secondary routes are 1A (pick up in Mars Hill to Van Buren, ½ hour east from Madawaska) and 161 (goes into Ste-Agathe, about 15 minutes south of Madawaska). From points in Canada: directions east or west, take the Trans Canada Highway (Route 2) into Edmundston, New Brunswick (NB), exit 18, about five minutes from the international border (St. John River) and Madawaska. Secondary routes are 108,17, 385, and 105 (from Québec, Route 185 or 289).

Distances are in miles in Maine (1 mi = 1.6 km)

Madawaska to:
Allagash 60 mi/96 km (1 hr)
Presque Isle 65 mi/104 km (1.15 hrs)
Houlton (Via Route 2) 90 mi/144 km (2 hrs)
Bangor 215 mi/344 km (4 hrs)
Rivière-du-Loup 65 mi/104 km (1.15 hrs)
Fredericton 168 mi/270 km (3 hrs)
Québec City 197 mi/315 km (3.5 hrs)

The regional airport in Presque Isle, ME is only 65 miles from Madawaska, and nearby are smaller airports offering charter flights in Frenchville, ME and St-Léonard, NB. We’re only a couple minutes from the border crossing to Edmundston, NB. There are four border crossings in the St. John Valley (Fort Kent, Madawaska, Van Buren, Hamlin). Remember to bring your passport if you’re planning on crossing the border either way.

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