Destination guide

The beachside setting of Castine is ready to explore

The beaches and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Castine. This walkable city is known for its golfing, hiking and university setting. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Castine

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Castine a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castline Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Winterport Winery (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Castine

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castine is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort George Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sears Island (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Belfast City Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Castine

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 27.7 mi (44.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Castine?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 334 vacation rentals near Castine. From 160 Houses to 108 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Castine for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Castine?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Castine:

  • Main Street: 25 vacation rentals
  • Searsport: 138 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne-in-Maine: 17 vacation rentals
  • Glen Cove: 26 vacation rentals
  • Hampden: 60 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Castine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Castine. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maine Maritime Academy: 735 vacation rentals
  • Dyce Head Lighthouse: 728 vacation rentals
  • Fort Madison State Park: 735 vacation rentals
  • Castline Golf Club: 731 vacation rentals
  • Wilson Museum: 737 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castine listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Castine?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 160 Houses in Castine. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Castine include:

  • Cottages: 108 rentals available
  • Cabins: 108 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 108 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Castine?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation rentals with pool available in Castine. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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