- 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.
Located on the premises of the public library, the Camden Harbor Park & Amphitheatre can be rented for special events such as weddings and concerts. This complex is included in the National Register of Historic Places.
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The Appledone II is the schooner described in Dreams of Natural Places, A New England Schooner Odyssey and Sailing Three Oceans, and is the last schooner custom built by Harvey Gamage Shipyard. Visitors on the 86-foot vessel can see wildlife when they go on a Schooner Appledone II Windjammer Cruise.
The Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park is a leisure park that features an herb garden, a gazebo titled 'The Hexagon', and a greenhouse. The park offers guided nature walks, bug safaris, and weekend workshops.
Penobscot Bay YMCA is a health and fitness center that offers a variety of programs for all ages. The center features a swimming pool, sauna, therapy pool, gymnasium, rock climbing center, and a variety of fitness equipment.
Camden-Rockport Historical Society maintains the Conway Homestead Museum, which is comprised of an eighteenth century house, nineteenth century barn, a blacksmith shop and a maple sugar house. It also contains the Cramer Museum which exhibits artifacts, memorabilia and archives.
Noted breeders of Belted Galloway Cattle, Aldermere Farms is both an educational center and a working farm. Open to visitors, it features scenic views, educational programs with a focus on sustainability, and beef and cattle products for sale.