- Our list of the best things to do in Gardiner, Maine, features the top 108 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gardiner, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Gardiner, ME , followed by 106 popular activities in nearby cities, including Brunswick, Augusta, Bath, Damariscotta, Lewiston, Waterville, Boothbay, Wiscasset, Auburn, Topsham and Boothbay Harbor
The Wilson Museum features exhibits to help people understand the growth of man's ability to make tools from the Paleolithic times to the Native Americans. Visitors see rocks, shells, ship models, reconstructed 1905 kitchen, and a Victorian Parlor.
Promoting theater and the arts in Castine and its surrounding area, Cold Comfort Theater features live dramatic performances throughout the year. Taught by a theater veteran, they also arrange and offer acting classes for youth.
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.