- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Bangor, Maine, including 7 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ellsworth, Searsport and Orono.
- From Maine Discovery Museum to The Maine Jump, the Bangor area offers 64 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Aviation Museums and Specialty Museums.
- Nicknamed 'The Queen City of the East', Bangor has a population of under 34,000. The city is located in northern Maine and is around 170 miles south of Saint John, New Brunswick. During the 19thcentury, Bangor was heavily involved in the lumber industry, calling itself 'the lumber capital of the world.'
Pirate's Cove offers three different miniature golf courses. The three courses each feature nine holes with waterfalls, and pirate themed landscapes and decor meant to challenge the entire family, or families can play all three courses for a longer experience.
Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers whale and puffin watching tours, lighthouse tours, lobster fishing, and cruises to Baker Island. Visitors on these tours often see dolphins, eagles, porpoises, puffins, seals, and whales.
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Besides the lobster catching, which includes throwing the traps at the beginning and recovering them in the end, the Vagabond Deep Sea Fishing also offers its clients the opportunity of catching bigger prey, such as cod and mackerel.
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.
Opened to the view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Camden Snow Bowl offers plenty of entertaining opportunities no matter the season, which include: hiking, sports courts, swimming and fishing during the warm season, ski slopes, ice-skating and a 400 foot-long toboggan chute during the cold season.