The Bangor region is surrounded by extraordinary natural scenery that includes ocean coastlines, majestic mountains, mighty rivers, serene lakes, and access to some of the best fall foliage anywhere. The unique spirit of the Bangor Region is evident in its charming shops, delicious dining, and world class performing arts. The opportunity to indulge in the arts or adventure will beckon you at every turn; and it is all within the city limits or just a short drive away.
The Maine Highlands - in the very heart of the State of Maine! The Maine Highlands encompasses six distinct regions: Greater Bangor, Katahdin, Lincoln Lakes, Moosehead Lake, Sebasticook Valley, and Piscataquis River Valley. The natural beauty of this gives a whole new meaning to "sightseeing". Outdoor recreation abounds in The Maine Highlands. The region has some of the most affordable vacation rentals, hotels, B&B's, spoting camps, and lodges.
Acadia National Park - the second most visited National Park in the country. Get in touch the Maine outdoors by hiking Cadillac Mountain or biking the Park Loop Road. Maybe dining at the Jordan Pond House, where the popovers and strawberry jam are all the rave, is more your cup of tea. After a long day of outdoor recreation, head to the village of Bar Harbor, just a few miles away, for a fine dining experience accompanied by a local wine and a great view. Downeast, where a unique combination of geology, natural forces and climate have combined to produce a region of unparalleled beauty that reveals itself subtly in the constantly shifting backdrop of each passing season. Quaint fishing villages, incredible natural terrain and a surprising mix of the rustic and modern await you at every turn.
In addition to providing information on accommodations, dining, sightseeing and events to the general public, The Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau provides meeting & convention services, step-on tour guides, registration services and the like to groups of any size.