It won't take you long to discover why Bangor is ranked first among small cities in the special millennium edition of the Places Rated Almanac or why we say it's all right here! Whether you enjoy dining, the arts, the great outdoors, history, architecture, shopping or sports, you're sure to find something to do and lots to love here. The Bangor region has been designated by the State as one of Maine's gateway communities. Bangor's central location allows you to stay in a central location and see everything Maine has to offer - scenic coastline and beaches, camping, hiking, canoeing, charming downtowns and shopping, theater and the arts, and so much more. Your vacation begins here.

The Bangor Region is lucky to have the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau. Be sure to check out their website in addition to ours to find great info about visiting Bangor.

Visitor Information


In 1604 Samuel de Champlain, sailed up the Penobscot River searching for the legendary City of Norumbega only to be hindered by the falls, now famous as the Bangor Salmon Pool. It is at the confluence...

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No matter what you're looking for by way of accommodations our members can meet your needs. From historic hotels to national chains to one of a kind B&Bs to family friendly campgrounds the Bangor...

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Airport and Transportation

The Bangor International Airport - "Bangor International Airport has emerged as Maine's friendly, hassle-free airport, and the best choice for getting to and from the Bangor region. With competitive...

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Cultural Arts

American Folk Festival Celebrating traditional music, dance, food and crafts, the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront takes place at the end of August each year (in 2005: August 26,...

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Day Trips

You'll find lots to do and see right here in the Bangor Region. Bangor has plenty to see and do and we hope you're entertained. The region offers diverse entertainment from wine tastings to mini-golf...

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The Bangor Region offers everything you're hungry for, from family fare to fine dining. Enjoy home-style Maine cooking, ethnic treats and, of course, seafood fresh from the ocean. Downtown Bangor in...

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Outdoors and Recreation

Outdoors and recreation opportunities are abound here in the heart of Maine. We offer the usual such as golf, biking, and hiking.  The region also offers boat excursions down the historic Penobscot...

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The Bangor Region’s shopping is diverse, ranging from the Bangor mall to a variety of downtown and local boutiques throughout our 21 communities. Be sure to check out our members and see all they...

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