Bangor was settled in 1791 as a fur and fishing trade center, named after an Irish hymn. Originally explored by Samuel De Champlain at the head of the Penobscot River, Bangor has become the social and commercial center of Northern, Central and Eastern Maine, and the gateway city to Baxter State Park.
Bangor is Maine’s 3rd largest city, with its own international airport, Downtown Bangor hosts an outdoor Farmers Market with Maine made goods, theatre, an Opera House, antique shops and museums. With University of Maine Orono’s campus nearby, downtown Bangor offers ethnic eateries and a Sea Dog Brew Pub to quench your thirst when staying in this vibrant city.
Visitors will find plenty to do in Bangor from shopping at the Bangor Mall, walking and biking the Orono Bog, as well as University of Maine Orono’s trail system, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Bangor’s snowier months.
Be sure to see horror novel author Stephen King’s house in Bangor, the Paul Bunyan Statue, and stroll the Penobscot River Parkway.For lodging in Bangor, there are brand name hotels, motels and more historic inns and bed and breakfasts, accommodating travelers visiting University of Maine or on their way to hike Katahdin. Nearby Dexter is a more charming Maine town with historic BnBs.
Located only 3.5 miles from downtown Greenville, nestled in the shadows of mountains, offering peace and quiet. Wilson Pond is a 7 mile long LAKE with depths over 130 feet. Its crystal clear waters offer Lake Trout (Togue), Salmon and Brook Trout. Its quiet waters are especially enjoyed by canoeists and kayakers. We offer seven premiere housekeeping cottages on Wilson Pond. Each with Firepit. Several are pet friendly and all are available for short or long term rentals. 90% of our customers return year after year. Learn More
Romantic, peaceful, relaxing, Honeymoon Suite, big whirlpool, Wi-Fi, fireplaces, great breakfasts. The Brewster Inn is on National Register of Historic Places. Former Maine Governor and Senators family home. Close to Bangor Maine. Owen Brewster played by Alan Alda in Oscar winning movie “The Aviator” starring Leonardo DiCaprio (as Howard Hughes). Noted visitors here include Presidents Truman and Taft, Louis Mayer (founder of MGM Films). Featured on HGTV. Learn More
Discover the spacious lakefront cottages of Wilsons on Moosehead Lake located half a mile down a private country road in the North Maine Woods. Enjoy incredible views of the lake and surrounding mountains from the screened porch of your fully equipped waterfront cabin. Hunt, fish, boat, swim, canoe, hike, ATV, snowmobile, site see, wildlife safaris... Activities are endless and right here at your doorstep. The perfect place to do everything...or nothing at all. Come see why folks say we have “Moosehead’s Million Dollar View! Learn More
The ultimate in rustic luxury. Beautiful log cabins on Moosehead Lake & Loon Lake; real wood-burning fireplaces; whirlpool bathtubs. Moose watching; hiking & snowshoe trails; kayaking; massages. Breathtaking views and sunsets! On the snowmobile trail. A wilderness treasure. Learn More
Great location approx. 25 minutes south of Moosehead Lake and directly on ITS 85 Snowmobile Trail and MATS 113 ATV Trail. All rooms feature 2 queen size memory foam mattresses, 32” flat screen TV’s, microwaves, Keurig coffee makers, and super clean bathrooms. Our 24 hour self check-in kiosk makes checking in anytime convenient. Pet Friendly! Nice, clean, modern hotel/motel near Guilford, Dover-Foxcroft, and Monson. Learn More
If you’re searching for the best that Maine has to offer, 5 Lakes Lodge is it. Located near Baxter State Park and surrounded by water on three sides, our new log lodge offers the finest rooms and views in the Katahdin Region. Let the cry of a loon and the sun shining on Mt. Katahdin wake you in the morning. Handmade cedar log furniture, Jacuzzi style tubs, fireplaces, rocking chairs by the windows...all of these things add to the warmth created by our all natural wood surroundings. Relaxation or recreation, it’s all here at 5 Lakes Lodge. Learn More
Bangor Area Lodging, Hotels, Motels, and Bed and Breakfasts
Bangor Motor Inn l 207-947-0355
Best Western White House Inn l 207-862-3737
Budget Inn/Travelodge l 207-942-6301
Charles Inn | 207-992-2820
Comfort Inn l 207-990-0888
Days Inn l 207-942-8272
Econo Lodge l 207-945-0111
Fairfield Inn | 207-990-0001
Fireside Inn & Suites l 207-942-1234
Hampton Inn l 207-990-4400
Hilton Garden Inn | 207-262-0099
Holiday Inn l 207-947-0101
Motel 6 l 207-947-6921
Quality Inn | 207-942-7899
Ramada Inn l 207-947-6961
Ranger Inn l 207-945-2934
Residence Inn Bangor l 207-433-0800
Riverside Inn l 207-973-4100
Sheraton Four Points, l 207-947-6721
Super 8 Motel l 207-945-5681
Brewster Inn l 207-924-3130