Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Bangor

Come and experience Bangor and its live music, theater scene and festivals. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and casino gaming, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Bangor

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Bangor has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bangor Municipal Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Penobscot Valley Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Maine Forest and Logging Museum (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Hermon Mountain (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Winterport Winery (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bangor

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bangor is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Chamberlain Freedom Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Indian Trail Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cascade Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Fort Knox State Park (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)

Transportation to and around Bangor

Fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Bangor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 357 holiday lettings near Bangor. From 152 Houses to 159 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bangor for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bangor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bangor. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Hope Cemetery: 154 holiday lettings
  • University of Maine Museum of Art: 148 holiday lettings
  • Thomas A. Hill House and Civil War Museum: 151 holiday lettings
  • Thomas Hill Standpipe: 149 holiday lettings
  • Bangor Municipal Golf Course: 157 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bangor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bangor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 152 Houses in Bangor. Our other popular types of Bangor holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 159 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bangor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Bangor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.