Quietly tucked in the heart of Northern Maine sits the city of Bangor. What was once known as the “Lumber Capital of the World” is now a thriving community with a sophisticated culinary, shopping and entertainment scene. The city also is a gateway to Maine’s pristine nature with Baxter State Park and Acadia National Park nearby.
Reserve a room at one of our Bangor hotels and start putting together your itinerary today! To start, consider these popular local activities:
Renowned author and Maine native Stephen King brought fame to Bangor by making it a source of inspiration and setting of his novels. SK Tours of Maine brings you on the ultimate Stephen King-themed excursion where you’ll see all the places on which is work is based as well as filming scenes from his movies. This is a must for any fan of his!
One of the most unique collections in the country is found right here in Bangor, at the Cole Land Transportation Museum. Maine’s rich history is brought back to life in the form of beautifully restored automobile & locomotives, from 1920s fire engines to 1940s snow plows.
If you’re on a family vacation and looking for kid-friendly fun, the Maine Discovery Museum does not disappoint. Countless unique, interactive exhibits will keep the young ones busy all day. And being an educational experience, no minute spent there is wasted.
The Hollywood Casino is where the grown-ups play. Treat yourself to a cocktail as you try your luck at the slot machines or play all the casino favorites including Craps, Roulette and Blackjack. It’s a Vegas experience in Maine!
For some relaxing time in the outdoors, Cascade Park is a must. Anchored by a fountain, gazebo and 20-foot waterfall, this is a perfect place to go for a walk or have a picnic.
If there is more energy to burn, take the family out to Blackbeard’s Family Fun Park. It’s easy to spend an entire day here, but make sure to try the popular miniature golf and go carts.
Before you visit, make sure to book a room at one of our Bangor, Maine hotels nearby everything the city has to offer. Check out our selection below and reserve today!
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