- 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.
Porcupine Ridge Disc Golf is a linear 18-hole disc golf course for intermediate and pro players, located on 40 acres of land. The course features a mix of field and wooded play and includes many long drives.
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Downeast Windjammers Cruises & Ferries is a local tour operator which organizes sailing trips aboard a variety of sailing vessels including a schooner and a historic 19th century steam ferry replica.
The Viles Arboretum, formerly the Pine Tree State Arboretum, features a conifer collection, a lilac collection, a native plant garden, a rock garden, Urban & Community Forestry Collection containing 36 species of trees especially chosen for their ability to do well in an urban environment, along with many other…
Family owned and operated, Maine Horse Drawn Services offers sleigh rides in the scenic Maine countryside. In January and February, the company offers 45 minute horse-drawn sleigh rides. Carriage rides and rentals are available all year.
Skowhegan Sportsman Club is a non-profit organization that offers outdoor safety education classes such as hunter safety, archery safety and ATV safety. The club is also a NRA affiliated organization that provides various firearm safety classes.
Old Fort Western was built in 1754, and is the oldest surviving wooden fort in America. Visitors can also see the James Howard that was inhabited by 1770, and the general store stocked with supplies sold by Howard to other settlers.
Local geological history of Maine is put on display at Sonny's Museum which features exhibits of prominent rock and gemstone specimens. There is even an extensive retail store where guests can purchase stones, fossils, and even semi-precious gemstone jewelry.