- 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.
A public swimming area, the Lawson Quarry consists of granite formations that were highly sought after in a bygone era. What is left are smooth granite stones that are warmed by the sun and a cool swimming area—it's like a community swimming hole for kids and adults alike.
Breakwater & Marie Reed Park is a park featuring a mile long jetty (built to form a breakwater to protect the Rockland harbor from the sea.) Visitors to the park can walk across the jetty to a historic lighthouse.