- 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.
J. Norman Martin was paid $137 to create the fiberglass-over-metal frame Paul Bunyan statue that sits opposite the Bangor Civic Center. The 37-foot tall statue weighs 3,700 pounds, and Martin built the statue to withstand 110 mile an hour winds.
Home of the UMaine basketball team, Cross Insurance Center hosts a variety of community events, ranging from concerts from nationally recognized musicians to educational lectures. The center can seat up to 8,000 people and often hosts local conventions.
Blackbeard's Family Fun Park is an amusement facility with a variety of features, including mini golf, batting cages, go karts, and an arcade. They are available for birthday parties, and offer weekly specials.
Led by a local park expert, the Oli's Trolley Acadia Park Tour allows visitors to tour the national park by trolley. During the tours, narrators describe landmarks and local history while visitors enjoy the scenic views that surround the park.
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The Sports Arena is an amusement complex that features a wide variety of games and entertainments. There are bowling lanes, pool tables, minigolf, and arcade games, as well as a sports bar with over 50 sports channels.