Area chambers of commerce can provide you with information about sites and attractions relating to Acadian culture in Maine as well as lodging, restaurants, and other goods and services in the St. John Valley. For more information, contact the chambers listed below.
"The County" is bordered by Canada to the east, west, and north, touching the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec. "The County" covers 6,672 square miles (21.2% of Maine's total area, which makes it the largest county). More than 2,000 lakes, rivers, and streams; two cities; 54 towns; 11 plantations; and 108 unorganized townships are part of Aroostook County.
Major industries are agriculture (potatoes) and paper. Branches of the University of Maine are located in Presque Isle and Fort Kent. Fort Kent is also the home of the Can-Am Dog Races and the World Biathlon.
Caribou Chamber of Commerce
24 Sweden Street, Suite 101
Caribou, ME 04736
(207) 498-6156 or (800) 722-7648
Includes the community of Caribou.
P.O. Box 135
Eagle Lake, ME 04774
Includes the community of Eagle Lake.
291 West Main Street, Suite 101
Fort Kent, ME 04743
Phone: (207) 834-5354 or (800) 733-3563
Fax: (207) 834-6868
Includes the communities of Daigle, Eagle Lake, Soldier Pond, Wallagrass, Fort Kent, Cross Lake, New Canada, Quimby, Plaisted, Winterville, St. John Plantation, St. Francis, and Allagash.
Limestone Chamber of Commerce
Limestone, ME 04750
Phone: (207) 325-47047
Fax: (207) 325-3330
Includes the community of Limestone. It is located on the eastern side of Aroostook County adjoining New Brunswick, Canada.
Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce
328 St. Thomas Street
PO Box 144
Madawaska, ME 04756
Phone: (207) 728-7000
Fax: (207) 728-4696
Includes the communities of Madawaska, Frenchville, Grand Isle, Sinclair, St. David, and St. Agatha. Each town is unique, yet all share common cultural ties, which unite the people and make the St. John Valley the special place that it is.
Saint Francis Chamber of Commerce (No Website)
474 Main Street
Saint Francis, ME 04774
Phone: (207) 398-3431
Includes the communities of St. Francis, St. John, and Allagash.
Maine Office of Tourism
65 Main St.
Van Buren, ME 04785
Phone: (207) 868-5059
Fax: (207) 868-2222
Includes the communities of Van Buren, Hamlin, and Cyr Plantation.
Statewide trip planning information.