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20 minutes south of bport - Maine maritime academy, golf course, historic colonial forts, reastaurants.
Castine is a 40-minute drive from Deer Isle and makes a great day trip. This historic town played a big role during the Revolutionary War. It is also home to the Maine Maritime Academy and has shops and restaurants.
One of the oldest towns in New England, Castine was founded in 1613. It has a long and storied history that is worth exploring. Check it out.