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Castine is a beautiful little town

We enjoyed our afternoon in Castine. Stop at the visitor center and pick up a nice walking map of... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Maggie K
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Collinsville, Illinois
Beautiful town

I think this was probably the prettiest town I visited on my recent trip to "Downeast Maine". We... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
mekopp
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Middletown, Delaware
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Downtown Castine street features early 19th-century architecture as well as art galleries.
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Castine is basically a museum town. The town has many well preserved beautiful New England homes which have all been bought by wealthy out of towners from big cities like New York and Boston. The result is a town with no year-round vibrancy. We went...More

Thank 272henryb
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Castine for a few hours. The visitor center was very informative and Sam was full of information. Checked out the post office and enjoyed looking at the old homes. The town is lacking of shops that we had visited years ago.

Thank camcris518
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We enjoyed our afternoon in Castine. Stop at the visitor center and pick up a nice walking map of the town. Then take a stroll around the town and take in the lovely New England homes and the Village Green. Stop in the History Museum...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I think this was probably the prettiest town I visited on my recent trip to "Downeast Maine". We found easy parking at the town wharf. We started our visit in the Visitor's Center. The volunteer was very friendly and suggested multiple activities for us. We...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Castine is a beautiful colonial town on the northern coast of Maine. Settled in the early 1600s, it continues to maintain its colonial heritage. Tree lined Main St. is obviously the epicenter with huge white washed homes, manicured lawns and colorful flower gardens--mums of all...More

1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Castine is a very old town, one of the first settled in 1613. The homes and buildings that line Main Street are from the 1700's. The oldest continuously operating post office in the US is there. The shops are varied, the food choices too. And...More

Thank JudyB123
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Really enjoyed walking around the town. The elm trees are spectacular! Other trees and gardens make this a beautiful place to walk. The Maritime Academy is there as well and a very interesting attraction. The museums were closed as we were at the start (or...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

You can feel how it was 200 years ago when you walk along this street. Home lovingly restored to their original glory.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My wife's mom read about Castine in a book about charming towns one must see. I have to say, the trip there was worth it. Castine has a great charm about it and is rich in military history. We walked around town and visited a...More

1  Thank Garrett R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

All white clapboard houses, a naval academy with training ship at dock, fresh lobster at end of Main Street. A very charming small town in Maine.

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