- TripBuzz found 114 things to do with kids in or near Castine, Maine, including 104 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Camden, Belfast, Rockland and Ellsworth.
- From Castine Kayak Adventures to Castine Historical Society, the Castine area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Hiking Trails, Summer Camps and History Museums.
- Castine was actually the capital of the New France colony of Acadia from 1670 to 1674. This prominent role in history has led to a few museums in the town and multiple sites on the National Register of Historical Places. Also, its location on Penobscot Bay make it a popular area for maritime activities.
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191 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME 4679 MoreLess Info
Located on Mount Desert Island, the Charlotte Rhoades Park & Butterfly Garden is a location frequented by nature and butterfly lovers. Visitors commonly enjoy walking through the park's gardens and seeing the many butterfly varieties.
Running ecological tours on Mount Desert Island's ecological side, Maine State Sea Kayak has been in this business since 2000. They offer three different four-hour tours like sunset, afternoon and morning tours.
The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center and museum that covers the work of nature carver Wendell Gilley. The center teaches bird carving, shows art exhibits, and conducts education programs about art and nature.
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Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841 MoreLess Info
The Stephen Taber is the oldest sailing vessel in continuous use in the United States. Schooner Stephen Taber Day cruises has four to six day cruises around Maine water on the over 145 year old vessel.
Bar Harbor's Village Green is a large park at the town's center. The starting point for many of the town's shuttles and tours, it is sometimes host to concerts, weddings, and special events, and is surrounded by restaurants and shopping.
Even though the mountain is one of the lowest peaks in Acadia, the Flying Mountain Hiking Trail offers great views due to the lack of obstacles at the top. The trail is variable since it can be completed as a 0.6-mile inner loop or an outer loop of 4.6 miles.