Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Bangor

Come and experience Bangor and its live music, theatre scene and festivals. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and casino gaming, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bangor

Fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bangor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 365 holiday lettings around Bangor. From 160 Houses to 159 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Paul Bunyan Statue: 183 holiday lettings
  • Thomas A. Hill House and Civil War Museum: 169 holiday lettings
  • Waterfront Park: 175 holiday lettings
  • Bangor Mall: 157 holiday lettings
  • Mount Hope Cemetery: 169 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 160 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 Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bangor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Bangor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.