Castine is a charming coastal town located on Penobscot Bay.
Settled in 1604, the town is one of the oldest in the state of Maine.
Visitors can enjoy the historic district and "A Walking Tour of Castine," which outlines fifty historic sites and buildings throughout the town, including three forts occupied during the American Revolution. Castine is also home to the renowned Maine Maritime Academy, the dramatic cliffs of Dyce's Head Lighthouse and a variety of art galleries, specialty shops and fine lodging and dining establishments. Visitors can delight in the architecture of a by-gone era along tree-lined streets of lovely historic homes.
Take some time to learn about the area's colorful heritage.