- 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.
The Coastal Children's Museum is a museum aimed at aiding children in discovering and learning about a variety of different topics. Featured exhibits include displays on the natural world, the arts and sciences, and the diversity of Maine's Coast.
The Sail Power and Steam Museum is a unique attraction that provides entertainment for all ages. An educational trip through nautical history features a huge collection of artifacts, photos, and much more. Tours are self-guided or given by the owner.
Northeast Harbor Tennis Club features 13 wooded holes surrounded by thousands of trees and 5 traditional links-style holes, significant elevation changes and very small greens. They also offer a full-service Pro Shop, powered and pull carts, and limited food service.
75% 8 votes
135 Shore Road, Pier Location, Southwest Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Mansell Boat Rental provides motorboat and sailboat rentals on the ocean waters surrounding Mount Desert Island. They also offer sightseeing tours, sailing lessons, and captain services with U.S.C.G. Captain Robert Wellborn.
80% 107 votes
130 Thomaston Street, Rockland, ME 04841 MoreLess Info
With its authentic 30 foot-long lobster boat, Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure offers its clients glimpses of the local marine wildlife, including whales. The main purpose is, however, seeing lobsters and other seafood get caught in the captain's traps. Fishing trips are also available.
96% 894 votes
Asticou Way, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662 MoreLess Info
Designed after the Japanese strolling gardens, the Asticou Azalea Garden is perfectly balanced when it comes to the natural environment and the man-made arrangements. The garden rooms are connected by paths. It also has a sand garden.