• Wooded river with church along banks

    Maine Acadian Culture



By Car

The Saint John Valley is located in northern Aroostook County, Maine, 200 miles north of Bangor at the northern terminus of U.S. Route 1. It is best reached by private vehicle. From Interstate 95, use exits at Sherman or Smyrna Mills for Route 11 to Fort Kent, or the exit at Houlton for U.S. Route 1 North.

By Plane

Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle

Flights and rental cars are available. For more information, call

(207) 764-2550.

Frenchville Airport (Maine)

For information about charter air service, call the airport at

(207) 543-6300. Rental cars are available at the airport by reservation only, as vehicles are not based at the airport.

St. Leonard Regional Airport (Canada)

Charter or private airplane services only. There are rental cars available at the airport. For more information, call (506) 423-7571.


Did You Know?

Albert House in Madawaska, Maine

The Upper St. John Valley is a distinctive entity: long-time residents of Maine, some a day's drive away, know the area simply as "the Valley."