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Bangor Travel Guide, Maine

Bangor, ME US – Overview: The Queen City!

Enclosed within a huge water body, Bangor is known as the ‘Queen city’. The city’s beautiful and captivating natural beauty is a major attraction for travelers. The Penobscot River surrounds the city and encourages a number of activities, but fishing is the most popular amongst its locals. The houses and streets of the city are also vibrant and vivid. It is after all, the cultural center of the Maine area.


Bangor is a town situated in Maine, USA. The area covered by the city is considerably large. The months of May and June bring a tepid climate to Bangor, whereas the fall brings along snow in the months from January to March. Owing to its northern location, Bangor is a prime tourist destination mainly during spring.

Art & Culture

Art is widely appreciated in the city of Bangor. A whole lot of museums are present in the city. The Bangor museum and center for history, the Penobscot theatre and the Bangor public library are great artistic and cultural reflections of the entire country. Various orchestra performances, which take place almost regularly at the top venues in the city, keep the energy of the crowd upbeat. A drive around the outskirts of the city will lead to Abbe Museum and Hudson Museum.

The historic and cultural experience of Bangor can be easily understood by paying a visit to any of them. The Kenduskeag stream is a famous place in the city. In its proximity there is the Bangor city forest, where you can get close to nature.

Interestingly, chocolate brownies were first discovered in Bangor and in the past, it was known as Bangor Brownies. Along with the outdoor sports, like hiking, snowboarding, fishing and sailing etc, the nightlife of Bangor is also amazing. A number of sports bars, pubs and karaoke nights are present within the city. Seadog Brewing Co. is amongst the most prominent nightclubs. Opus is a famous restaurant that offers the ultimate American cuisine.


Within the city, it is easy to move around, by daily buses. There are a number of ferry services too, which are quite helpful for both locals and tourist.

Bangor is a great vacation hotspot. The very ambience of the city brings on a holiday mood and a complete set of activities to distress and enjoy the holiday span.

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