- The list below includes 81 free or cheap things to do in or near Belfast, Maine, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Shops, Family Fun Center and Mini Golf.
- From Belfast City Park to The Wicked Fun Putt, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Belfast and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Deer Isle, Camden and Castine.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, many families used Castine, Maine, as their vacation destination, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Visitors to Main Street can see many restored buildings where small businesses and art galleries are located.
Castine Historical Handworks is a quaint gift shop that celebrates traditional craftsmen and artists from the local areas in and around New England. Jewelry, photography, bird carvings, metal work, and fruit preserves are amongst the many offerings.
Castine Kayak Adventures offers kayaking instruction, day trips, overnight trips, and sales. Yankee Magazine and DownEast Magazine have awarded the company for having the best night paddles, known as bioluminescent paddles.
Bird watchers, cross-country skiers, hikers, hunters, bikers, horseback riders, and snowmobilers can explore Camden Hills State Park including Mount Battie. The park also offers RV camping, a shower house, and Wi-Fi.
Bald Mountain, part of the Maine Birding Trail, has two paths to the summit where hikers often see spruce grouse, gray jay, boreal chickadees, and blackpoll warblers. From the summit, hikers can see Rangeley Lake, Cupsuptic Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Saddleback Mountain, Elephant Mountain, and Mount Washingt…