- TripBuzz found 109 things to do with kids in or near Blue Hill, Maine, including 109 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bar Harbor, Belfast, Southwest Harbor and Mount Desert.
- From Stanwood Homestead Museum & Bird Sanctuary to Pinniped Kayak, the Blue Hill area offers 61 different types of family activities, including: Boat Tours, Hiking Trails, Boat Cruise and Specialty Museums.
- Situated near Blue Hill Bay, the city of Blue Hill is known for its diverse culture and small town feel. Acres of lush trees that turn with the seasons are present throughout the cities landscape and nearby hills and mountains beckon visitors to hike to breathtaking views. A popular draw is the annual Marche Bleu, an annual pop up market that features local food and handmade goods.
Visitors can learn about the history of Castine at the Castine Historical Society by looking at maps, photographs, artifacts, essays, and books, particularly about the Penobscot Expedition, a Revolutionary War battle. The facility also hosts special exhibits on a regular basis.
Castine Kayak Adventures offers kayaking instruction, day trips, overnight trips, and sales. Yankee Magazine and DownEast Magazine have awarded the company for having the best night paddles, known as bioluminescent paddles.
Guldive Cruises offers two-hour excursions, sunset cruises, and specialty cruises at various locations along the Atlantic coast, and the Caribbean. The vessel that they use is 56 feet long, weigh 46 tons, and was designed by William Hand Jr.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, many families used Castine, Maine, as their vacation destination, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Visitors to Main Street can see many restored buildings where small businesses and art galleries are located.
Driftwood Kayak – Day Tours takes visitors on kayaking excursion adventures with personable expert guides in charge. Tours offer basic kayaking techniques, small island explorations and sighting of porpoises for hours of fun.
Tired of the usual land or water based tours of Acadia? Then why not check out what Scenic Flights of Acadia has to offer? They can give you wings to soar over the island and check out the sights with a bird's eye view.