- 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.
Henry Rusk Sail Co. - Day Tours is an adventure company that features bathroom facilities and food available for purchase. The company offers trips on the Atlantic Ocean or on the waters of Penobscot Bay.
The Belfast Historical Society & Museum is a historical museum that strives to preserve and display artifacts and memorabilia from local history. The museum contains vintage photographs and exhibits in addition to a historical archive and library available.
Deer Isle Village is a place where visitors can have a glimpse of the 1950's rural lifestyle within its small local community. The village also includes the famous Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, an opera house and a number of art galleries and studios.