- TripBuzz found 90 things to do with kids in or near Belfast, Maine, including 77 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Camden, Castine and Rockport.
- From AllPlay Family Entertainment Center to The Wicked Fun Putt, the Belfast area offers 74 different types of family activities, including: Sailing, Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center and Mini Golf.
- Belfast, Maine is located on Penobscot Bay, which has a wealth of antique architecture and has been a sought tourist attraction for years. Belfast was a central part of the War of 1812 and was burnt to the ground and held by the British military for 5 days. Along with its history, visitors swarm to Belfast to enjoy abundant fishing where shellfish and seafowl are plentiful.
The Wilson Museum features exhibits to help people understand the growth of man's ability to make tools from the Paleolithic times to the Native Americans. Visitors see rocks, shells, ship models, reconstructed 1905 kitchen, and a Victorian Parlor.
Visitors can learn about the history of Castine at the Castine Historical Society by looking at maps, photographs, artifacts, essays, and books, particularly about the Penobscot Expedition, a Revolutionary War battle. The facility also hosts special exhibits on a regular basis.
Guldive Cruises offers two-hour excursions, sunset cruises, and specialty cruises at various locations along the Atlantic coast, and the Caribbean. The vessel that they use is 56 feet long, weigh 46 tons, and was designed by William Hand Jr.
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 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.