Caribou is the most northeastern city in the United States and located just 10 minutes from the Canadian border. The community was incorporated in 1859. The community has a rich agricultural history and is known for some of the finest snowmobiling in the Northeast.

Get inEdit

Caribou is 1 hour north of Houlton on U.S Route 1. Travel times are approximately 3 hours north of Bangor, Maine, and 5 hours north of Portland, Maine. The community is 4 hours east of Quebec City and 2 hours north of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Get aroundEdit



  • Goughan's Berry Farm. Fresh pick your own berries, pumpkins and Christmas trees.
  • Caribou High School City facility. Featuring lit Nordic ski trails.
  • Caribou Recreation Center. With indoor elevated walking track
  • Caribou Country Club. Public 9-hole golf course and excellent Nordic ski trials.
  • Aroostook river. Trout and salmon fishing and kayaking, minutes from city center.
  • Caribou Historical Society. Museum just south of Caribou features many artifacts from early life in Caribou.
  • Swedish Colony. Just 10 minutes from Caribou.
  • Old Washburn Road. Edged in Stone Perennial Gardens and walking paths.


  • Monica's Scandavian Gift Shop. Sweden Street Caribou-Swedish gift shop.
  • Sleeper's, Rt. #1. Caribou grocery and clothing store with name brand clothing and footwear for men/ladies and youth.
  • Expect More Dollar Store, Bennett Drive.
  • Phil's Florist, Greenhouse and Antiques, Washburn Road.


  • Burger Boy, Sweden Street. Open summers, burgers & ice cream.
  • Cindy's Sub Shop, Sweden Street. Homemade subs and sandwiches.
  • Sleeper's, Rt #1, +1 207-498-8181. Offering cooked lobster and homemade rolls & salads.
  • Par & Grill, Bennett Drive. Indoor golf and restaurant.
  • Frederick's Southside, South Main Street.
  • Jade Palace Chinese (Skyway Plaza).
  • Napoli's Italian Restaurant (Downtown Caribou across from S.W. Colins).
  • Farms Bakery and Coffee Shop. Freshly baked pastries
  • Reno's Pizza, Sweden Street.
  • Greenhouse Restaurant (at Caribou Inn and Convention Center).
  • Sports Inn, Bennett Drive. Bar & grill
  • Jeff's family restaurant, South Main Street.
  • Big Cheese Pizza, South Main Street.
  • Far East Kitchen, Bennett Drive. Korean cuisine
  • Far e.



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Routes through Caribou
Fort KentGrand Isle  N   S  Presque IsleHoulton

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