- The list below includes 27 free or cheap things to do in or near Bangor, Maine, including 59 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Aviation Museums, Specialty Museums and Parks.
- From Mount Hope Garden Cemetery to Cascade Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bangor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ellsworth, Searsport and Orono.
Providing a variety of crafts in the mediums of clay, wood, glass, metal, and more, Blue Heron Gallery focuses on the artistic endeavors of Maine artists. It regularly hosts meet and greet sessions for visitors to interact with the artist.
Located on a scenic waterfront location, Stonington Village is a peaceful and intimate fishing village community. Visitors to the village commonly enjoy stopping in the art galleries, eating at the local restaurants, or relaxing on the harbor.
Deer Isle Granite Museum was founded in 1996 to capture and preserve the history of Deer Isle's quarrying industry. The museum features a working model of a granite quarry with moving cars, trains, and boats.
A unique statue in its own right, the Andre the Seal Statue is dedicated to a seal which was saved by a local fisherman, becoming a sort of local mascot. The marble statue was unveiled by Andre himself, 8 years before he died in 1986.
The Rockport Marine Park is situated directly on the harbor waterfront. Guests are able to enjoy activities like canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, hiking, picnicking, walking paths, and general lounging on the beach.
The Waterville Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and enhancing awareness of the history and culture of the Waterville area. The society sponsors and operates the Redington Museum, which is a historic building with exhibits about local history.