- 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.
Visitors can tour the coastal waters of Penobscot Bay with an experienced sailor with Morning In Maine Boat Tour. The guide leads visitors on a sight seeing tour of the coast, while providing tips on how to steer the boat.
The Friendship Sloop named Anna R. is utilized by the Rockland Sailing Co. for both day tours and private charters. The trips covered by the boat include cruising around the Rockland harbor to see historic schooners, lighthouses, and fishing boats.
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9 Water Street, Rockland, ME MoreLess Info
Dedicating to preserving the natural habitats and animals in the region, Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center offers visitors a museum that displays the ecological features of the area. The center also hosts lectures and films on conservation.
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168 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 4679 MoreLess Info
MDI Community Sailing offers maritime education and boating instruction to the general public. MDI Community Sailing provides sailing programs for all ages and levels. There are also private lessons, and coed and women's sailing clubs.
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182 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 MoreLess Info
Besides the lobster catching, which includes throwing the traps at the beginning and recovering them in the end, the Vagabond Deep Sea Fishing also offers its clients the opportunity of catching bigger prey, such as cod and mackerel.
A Morning in Maine is a 55 feet-long sails ship, which won in 2000 the award Best Sailboat at the Boston Antique and Classic Boat Festival. It offers its visitors trips in the Penobscot Bay and it can also be rented for special events.