Bangor is a cosmopolitan city that resides in the heart of peaceful harbors and beaches of Maine. The city forms the gateway to the natural beauty, history, and culture of the region. Once the lumber capital of the world, Bangor is now the country's top producer of blueberries and lobsters, and boasts an extensive coastal system. Bangor vacation packages will introduce you to the city's most iconic sights, sumptuous cuisine, and favorite outdoor activities the entire family can enjoy.
View the home of Bangor's most famous resident and master of horror, novelist Stephen King. His spider-web gate and chilling mansion can be seen on a bus tour through the community. If you're bringing children on your trip, you can select Bangor packages that are interactive. Tours such as Maine Discovery Museum are filled with hands-on craft activities and educational elements to stimulate creativity. Admire the city's notable attractions, including the Grotto Cascade Park, considered the most popular and beautiful park in the city. Bass Park is home to the Bangor Auditorium, Bangor Civic Center, and iconic lumberjack Paul Bunyan.
Known locally as the "World's Best Festival," the Maine Lobster Festival boasts hundreds of volunteers, helping haul more than 22,000 lobsters for catering. Bangor vacations can be scheduled around this famed event. The Bangor State Fair begins July 31, showcasing several days of festivities and mingling, and featuring exciting events from food-eating contests to lumberjack shows.
While Bangor is close to popular sights, a car is necessary to see all the city has to offer. With Travelocity, you can find a cheap car rental in Bangor to explore the Maine coastline. Affordable hotels in the city's center are sometimes difficult to find. Book now with Travelocity and you're sure to find cheap hotels in Bangor.