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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 2 days ago
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 2 weeks ago
mekopp
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dekopps@aol.com
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Downtown Castine street features early 19th-century architecture as well as art galleries.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Thank barbt201
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Castine has lovely antique homes and inns, peaceful elm tree-lined streets, beautiful gardens, a gorgeous harbor with pretty boats, a number of boutique-type shops. Good restaurants at three inns, a pub, and on the water. Tasty cafe food in a bakery, a book store and...More

3  Thank bmillercastine
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Loved Castine's Main Street with its wide street and fine elms, which have survived Dutch Elm Disease. Recommend walking the entire length of it all the way to the harbor. That way you will appreciate the architecture: the elegant homes, a couple of charming inns,...More

1  Thank Bear59
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