From SK Tours Of Maine, LLC to Cole Land Transportation Museum, the Bangor area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Museums, Parks, Bowling and Children's 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.'
With tours of the Stephen King sites in Bangor, SK Tours Of Maine, LLC is the only one that offers these kinds of services in the area. Some of the points of interests are the cemetery where The Pet Cemetery was filmed and several locations where the author has lived.
Preserved for eternity at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is United States military memorabilia and land transportation equipment. Some of the antiques available for viewing include potato diggers, tractors, fire engines, motorcycles, bicycles, and snowplows.
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.
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.
The Sports Arena is an amusement complex that features a wide variety of games and entertainments. There are bowling lanes, pool tables, minigolf, and arcade games, as well as a sports bar with over 50 sports channels.
A small park area, Fairmount Park features grassy fields and trees along with a half basketball court. The park provides a children's play structure, swings, picnic tables, benches and a paved path along the park's perimeter.
Located along Essex Woods, Bangor Dog Park features fenced grassy areas for canine recreation and exercise. The park provides a double-gated entrance, benches, access to water and a separate area for smaller dogs.
Blackbeard's Family Fun Park is an amusement facility with a variety of features, including mini golf, batting cages, go karts, and an arcade. They are available for birthday parties, and offer weekly specials.