TripBuzz found 104 things to do with kids in or near Rockland, Maine, including 83 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Camden, Belfast, Rockport and Castine.
From Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure to Coastal Children's Museum, the Rockland area offers 76 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Lighthouses.
A popular tourist destination is the city of Rockland, Maine. The city, home to the annual Maine Lobster Fest, draws visitors from around the country to sample some of the finest seafood in the world. It is a five day event celebrating the states main export. Other popular points of interest include the local museums, as well as the local shops and cafes.
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.
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.
Sandy Beach is a small beach with sand and rocks. Patrons can view the harbor from Sandy Beach. Guests can engage in activities including reading, swimming and picnicking. Dogs are not allowed during the summer period.
Buffalohead Sailing Charters has two hour to multiday sails available on their 32-foot vintage wooden gaff sloop. The company specializes in small groups of four people and under, and people can bring their own food and alcohol, or have the company cater the sailing.
The Friendship Sloop named Anna R. is utilized by the Rockland Sailing Co. for both day tours and private charters. The trips covered by the boat include cruising around the Rockland harbor to see historic schooners, lighthouses, and fishing boats.