Barred Island Preserve tide pool

Discover Barred Island Preserve

Fans of the nature, Maine’s gorgeous coastline, and a good hike will enjoy a visit to Barred Island Preserve, a quiet island sanctuary accessible only at low tide. Barred Island Preserve is a quiet, 28 acre, natural sanctuary located on the west side of Deer Isle, ME. It was once owned by Frederick Law Olmsted … Read More

Castine House and Garden Tour 2022

Castine House and Garden Tour 2022

Have you ever caught a peep of a fantastic house or garden and wished you could see more? Well, during Castine House and Garden Tour 2022, you can! This popular and rare event will open the door to 9 beautiful homes and 6 lush gardens in the seaside village of Castine, ME. 10am to 4pm, … Read More

Blockhouse Point at Witherle Woods Preserve

Explore Witherle Woods Preserve

Those looking to stretch their legs while soaking up some of that fantastic Maine coast scenery will enjoy exploring the forested trails of Witherle Woods Preserve. The historic, coastline forest features 193 acres of trails, expansive bay views, historic sites, and all less than 5 minutes from our Castine bed and breakfast, Pentagöet Inn. The … Read More

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

Those looking for an eye-opening experience during their Maine getaway should consider a trip to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory. Not only is it the tallest public bridge observatory in the world, it’s also directly adjacent to Fort Knox, Maine’s largest historic fort! The Penobscot Narrows Bridge connects Verona Island to the mainland, over … Read More

Wings Waves and Woods Festival 2022 on Deer Isle

Wings, Waves and Woods 2022 on Deer Isle

Nature and bird lovers alike will not want to miss the upcoming Wings, Waves and Woods Festival on Deer Isle. The popular, annual bird migration festival includes bird walks, nature tours, boat cruises, workshops, talks, and more. May 20th to the 22nd, 2022. Maine is fantastic for bird watchers. We’re New England’s largest, yet least … Read More

Holbrook Island Sanctuary

Discover Holbrook Island Sanctuary

Those looking for a hike or just a nice day out in nature will enjoy visiting nearby Holbrook Island Sanctuary. This gorgeous, protected area offers abundant hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities just across the harbor from downtown Castine, ME. Maine’s Blue Hill Peninsula, upon which Castine rests, is home to a wide variety of hiking … Read More

The Wilson Museum in Castine ME

The Wilson Museum and John Perkins House

Step back in time with a visit to Castine’s unique Wilson Museum. The museum’s quirky and fascinating collection includes prehistoric artifacts from around the globe, plus the historic John Perkins House, a working Blacksmith Shop, Hearse House, and more. All just a short walk or drive away from our Castine bed and breakfast, Pentagöet Inn. … Read More

Maine Lighthouses Bass Harbor

Visit Nearby Maine Lighthouses

The Maine coastline bristles with beautiful and historic lighthouses, both active and retired. Pentagöet Inn, our Castine bed and breakfast, is surrounded by a quite a few them, making us the perfect home base for visiting, touring, and photographing Maine lighthouses. Maine is famous for its picturesque and iconic lighthouses. In fact, visiting them is … Read More