Buzzfeed 24 New England Towns You Need to Visit

From idyllic mountain villages to stunning seaside retreats, there’s just something special about life in small-town New England.

Occupied since the early 1600s, Castine is one of the oldest communities in the United States. The settlement was occupied by the French, and even briefly by the Dutch, during its early history. Today, it is home to just under 1,500 permanent residents.

Where to stay: The Pentagoet Inn, a B&B experience in an old Queen Anne Victorian-style building.

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