The Puffin Pines



"Featured on the David Letterman Show, May 14, 2001, and on CBS Sunday Morning, July 8, 2001."


Located in beautiful Washington County, Maine,

on coastal U.S. 1, between Machias and Lubec,

The Puffin Pines Country Gift Store and Visitor Information

is the one stop you need to make when you're in Down East Maine.  For Puffin Merchandise, Maine gifts, or area tourist information, remember The Puffin Pines!

When you come Down East, visit Burnham Tavern (Maine's oldest building east of Bangor), camp and birdwatch at Cobscook Bay State Park, view one of America's most well-known lighthouses at the West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association Visitor Center in the Quoddy Head State Park, and tour the Roosevelt-Campobello International Park.

Whether you stop by our store, or browse through our web site, we want you to enjoy your Maine experience.  If you want information in advance of your visit, a souvenir to remember your visit, or a gift for someone who couldn't visit, you can find it at The Puffin Pines.  We have something for everyone.

We carry a wide range of gift items.  Web site prices include shipping to USA addresses.  Our merchandise often represents Maine themes - bears and birds; blueberries and cranberries; forests and lighthouses; fish, lobsters, and other marine life;  moose and puffins; and lupines and other wildflowers. 

We are your stop for Maine puffin merchandise - Ts, socks, & sweatshirts; photos, note cards, and prints; books and videos; jewelry; buoys, slates, and wood carvings; balsam pillows, plush toys, and more!  If it's puffin merchandise you want to find, you can't go wrong at The Puffin Pines.

We also have a great deal of Maine moose merchandise,  celebrating Maine's state animal. Books and videos, plush toys, balsam pillows, prints and note cards, Ts and sweatshirts, table linens and coasters, & unusual jewelry are just some of the moose merchandise you'll find.

The Puffin Pines has Down East Maine's largest selection of Minnetonka moccasins, America's finest.  We carry sizes for women, men, children, & infants.  We also can order & deliver quickly any Minnetonka product we do not have in stock.

We have a superb selection of Maine-made products.  Foods include honey, jams, & jellies; maple syrup & candy; & mustard. Gifts include prints, photos, note cards, balsam pillows, buoys, soap, candles, woodcarvings, and Native American crafts.

In Maine or on our web site, you can count on us to have the visitor information you want and need to enhance your Maine vacation.  Besides information on and links to Down East Maine, we also have information on Quebec and the Atlantic Canada provinces. See our Links pages on this web site.

U.S. Route 1, P.O. Box 99, Whiting, ME 04691-0099 USA

Tel: 207-733-9782; Toll Free in USA: 877-538-0594

Inquiries may be emailed but this is not a secure email address, so we prefer not to receive your order by email, especially if it includes credit card information.

You may wish to read about the store's history, where it is in relation to your location, and our web site's privacy policy.

The Puffin Pines belongs to two Chambers of Commerce - CBACC button.jpg (53539 bytes),

 and Eastport Area.


 NFIB represents the interest of small and independent business owners before federal and state legislative and executive branches of government. However, membership in NFIB should not be construed as an endorsement or promotion of the products or services of the Member by NFIB.

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Visitors to the Whiting-Lubec area may wish to stay at Pat's Place Lubec Maine, a coastal cottage with terrific views.  Renters can take 10% off purchases at The Puffin Pines Country Gift Store during your rental period.


Visitors to this web site who are interested in the genealogy of the Youngs family who helped settle Southold and the North Fork of Long Island, New York, should click here.