Things to Do with Kids in Bangor, ME

TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Bangor, Maine. From Mount Desert Island to the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company, Bangor offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 27 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.

There are 27 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Bangor, ME. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: General Tours, Hiking, Parks and Boat Tours.

The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 91%, based on 4,613 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.

There are 3 things to do with kids in Bangor, and 2 things to do with kids in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Searsport and Orono.

Bangor, ME

Highlights
  • Tours - 13 Family Activities
  • Outdoors - 10 Family Activities
  • Active & Adventure - 8 Family Activities
  • Sights & Landmarks - 6 Family Activities

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Maine Discovery Museum
1
0.3 Miles

Maine Discovery Museum

74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401
Museums, Children's Museums
One of the participants of the Ready to Learn national program, the Maine Discovery Museum was opened in 2001. Besides the hands-on exhibitions and the learning programs, it can also host birthday parties and other special events.

Rating

78%
74 Votes
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Cascade Park
2
1.5 Miles

Cascade Park

State Street, Bangor, ME 04401
Parks
Named after the 20 foot-high cascade on its premises, the Cascade Park has amenities for the entire family, including trails, a gazebo and picnic areas.

Rating

70%
27 Votes
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Paul Bunyan Statue
3
0.9 Miles

Paul Bunyan Statue

519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME
Monuments & Statues
J. Norman Martin was paid $137 to create the fiberglass-over-metal frame Paul Bunyan statue that sits opposite the Bangor Civic Center. The 37-foot tall statue weighs 3,700 pounds, and Martin built the statue to withstand 110 mile an hour winds.

Rating

43%
88 Votes
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Orono Bog Boardwalk
4
7.7 Miles

Orono Bog Boardwalk

Orono, ME
Hiking Areas, Nature & Wildlife Areas
A heath heaven is how best to describe the Orono Bog Boardwalk. It is a whole new world that offers a glimpse of the bog habitat and the myriads and varying plant species within.

Rating

100%
13 Votes
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Penobscot Marine Museum
5
24.7 Miles

Penobscot Marine Museum

Church Street at US Route 1, Searsport, ME 04974
Museums, Historic Sites, Specialty Museums
An open air and well-preserved maritime museum, the Penobscot Marine Museum is indubitably a must visit with its well-kept 13 buildings to explore. The museum itself is a treasure trove of relics and artifacts of a bygone era plus monthly exhibits and events to keep you entertained.

Rating

89%
18 Votes
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Moose Point State Park
6
26.6 Miles

Moose Point State Park

310 W. Main St., Searsport, ME 04974
Hiking Areas, National & State Parks
One of the main interests of the scenic coastal route, the Moose Point State Park has several amenities, including playgrounds, camping sites and picnic shelters. Hiking and hunting are some of the activities permitted in here too.

Rating

98%
54 Votes
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Coast to Island Sailing Charters - Miss Nina
7
28.3 Miles

Coast to Island Sailing Charters - Miss Nina

Belfast, ME
Boat Tours
Miss Ninna is Coast to Island Sailing Charters - Miss Nina's 61 foot-long wooden ketch, which offers its clients many touring programs, such as the yoga adventure and the rainy day sails.

Rating

100%
12 Votes
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Guildive Cruises
8
28.5 Miles

Guildive Cruises

Dennett's Wharf, Castine, ME 04421
Boat Tours
Guldive Cruises offers two-hour excursions, sunset cruises, and specialty cruises at various locations along the Atlantic coast, and the Caribbean. The vessel that they use is 56 feet long, weigh 46 tons, and was designed by William Hand Jr.

Rating

100%
20 Votes
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State of Maine
9
28.5 Miles

State of Maine

Castine, ME
Walking Tours, Ships, Educational Sites
The State of Maine has served as the training boat for the Main Maritime Academy since 1997. When not on training cruises, the ship is open to tours by the public.

Rating

100%
15 Votes
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Castine Kayak Adventures
10
28.6 Miles

Castine Kayak Adventures

15 Sea Street, Castine, ME 04421
General Tours
Castine Kayak Adventures offers kayaking instruction, day trips, overnight trips, and sales. Yankee Magazine and DownEast Magazine have awarded the company for having the best night paddles, known as bioluminescent paddles.

Rating

96%
23 Votes
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