Fly to Bangor, Maine, from over 200 airports within the United States and an additional 100 airports internationally.
Bangor’s top attractions
- Start with a stroll along the scenic waterfront. There are frequent concerts during the summer months.
- Visit the Hudson Museum at the Collins Center for the Arts, featuring thousands of Native American artifacts.
- Walk in the footsteps of famed author Stephen King. As one of King's favorite cities, Bangor has many spots related to him and his work. Guided tours are available.
- Climb the Thomas Hill Standpipe, a water tower that is open seasonally. The top offers sweeping city views and you may even spot Mount Katahdin, the tallest mountain in Maine.
Best time to travel to Bangor
Visit Bangor in summer to experience the American Folk Festival. The long-running festival brings in performers from across the U.S. and beyond to show off their cultural traditions via song and dance. Visitors can shop for authentic crafts and try various cultural foods. The Maine Harvest Festival, held in fall, is a popular event that celebrates local farms and agriculture traditions.