- 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.'
Are you hungering to see and experience firsthand 60 uninhabited islands and some are home to bald eagles? Then let Old Quarry Ocean Adventures guide the way to an inspirational adventure of the area.
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.
The Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park is a leisure park that features an herb garden, a gazebo titled 'The Hexagon', and a greenhouse. The park offers guided nature walks, bug safaris, and weekend workshops.
Camden-Rockport Historical Society maintains the Conway Homestead Museum, which is comprised of an eighteenth century house, nineteenth century barn, a blacksmith shop and a maple sugar house. It also contains the Cramer Museum which exhibits artifacts, memorabilia and archives.
Penobscot Bay YMCA is a health and fitness center that offers a variety of programs for all ages. The center features a swimming pool, sauna, therapy pool, gymnasium, rock climbing center, and a variety of fitness equipment.
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The Appledone II is the schooner described in Dreams of Natural Places, A New England Schooner Odyssey and Sailing Three Oceans, and is the last schooner custom built by Harvey Gamage Shipyard. Visitors on the 86-foot vessel can see wildlife when they go on a Schooner Appledone II Windjammer Cruise.
Landscaped with shrubs and fountains, Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf offers a challenging miniature golf course for children. The course is outdoors and features several obstacles like water and elevation challenges.