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Directions from Maine and New England

From Calais, Maine cross the downtown Ferry Point international bridge over the St. Croix river and go through Canada Customs. Turn right and follow signs for N.B. Routes 170, 1 & 3 through downtown St. Stephen 1/2 mile (1 km) to the first set of traffic lights. Turn left up the hill to the next traffic lights. Turn RIGHT on to Prince William Street. Follow Prince William Street for 1/4 mile (0.4 km). Blair House is on the left, third house after the large grey Anglican church. Two white posts are at the driveway entrance.

Directions from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Saint John

On N.B. Route 1, about an hour west of Saint John, along the new divided highway, take Exit 9 B-A (St. Stephen/Calais Rte 170 and Fredericton Rte 3). Turn left at the end of the off-ramp. Drive in to downtown St. Stephen toward the Ferry Point international bridge & Calais, Maine USA border. Drive to the 4th set of traffic lights approx. 1/2 mile (1 km). Turn LEFT on to Prince William Street (street sign is hidden by a power pole!). Follow Prince William Street for 1/4 mile (0.4 km). Blair House is on the left, 3rd house after the large grey Anglican church. Two white posts are at the driveway entrance.

Insiders Route: (This is the shorter, more picturesque route that we take, but your GPS may not). From N.B. Route 1 on the four-lane highway, take Exit 13 (St. David Ridge) . At the end of the off ramp turn left down the hill to a T-junction. Turn right on to Route 170 (the old Route 1). Follow Route 170  1 1/3 miles (2.2 km). On the outskirt of St. Stephen turn left at the Red Rooster restaurant/Esso gas station on to the Old Bay Road. Drive 1 1/2 miles (2.6 km) down the Old Bay Road past the golf course to a ‘T’ junction. (The St. Croix River is directly in front of you).  Turn right on to Prince William Street. Blair House is about 2/3 mile (1.1 km) on the right at 38 Prince William Street. Two white posts are at the driveway entrance. If you get to the grey Anglican Church you have gone 3 houses too far!

Directions from north & central New Brunswick

From Route 3 at the traffic circle on the outskirt of St. Stephen follow Route 170 into downtown St. Stephen toward the Ferry Point international bridge and downtown Calais, Maine USA. At the fourth set of traffic lights turn LEFT on to Prince William Street (street sign is hidden by a power pole!). Follow Prince William Street for 1/4 mile (0.4 km). Blair House is on the left, third house after the large grey Anglican church. Two white posts are at the driveway entrance.

Address

Blair House Heritage Inn
38 Prince William Street
St. Stephen, N.B.
E3L 1S3 Canada

Telephone

(506) INN-A-BED (466-2233)

Atlantic time = Eastern time + 1 hour
Atlantic time = United Kingdom time – 4 hours

GPS Coordinates

45.19383, – 67.27066  (45 11′ 36.60″ N, – 67 16′ 13.60″ W)

Distance to:

Boston (Logan airport): 6 hours, 330 miles, 530 km.
Manchester, NH (airport): 5 3/4 hours, 324 miles, 518 km.
Bangor, ME: 2 hours, 99 miles, 158 km.
Bar Harbor: 2 1/2 hours, 115 miles, 184 km.
Cape Breton: 7 hours, 423 miles, 677 km.
Halifax, Nova Scotia: 5 1/2 hours, 324 miles, 518 km.
Prince Edward Island: 4 hours, 233 miles, 373 km.
Saint John, N.B.: 1 1/4 hours, 70 miles, 112 km.
Fredericton, N.B.: 1 1/2 hours, 80 miles, 128 km.
Ottawa (via Maine USA): 10 hours, 510 miles, 820 km.
Ottawa (via Canada): 12 1/2 hours, 678 miles, 1085 km

On arrival

Blair House is set well back from the street. There is a sign on the front lawn, two white posts at the driveway entrance and the house is floodlit in the evening until about midnight. Come up our circular driveway and park in front of the house near the front steps/guest entrance. Welcome to Blair House Inn.

More detailed travel directions are available and will be e-mailed along with your reservation confirmation.