- 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.'
The Waterville Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and enhancing awareness of the history and culture of the Waterville area. The society sponsors and operates the Redington Museum, which is a historic building with exhibits about local history.
Part of a local chain of refreshment stands and family recreation centers, Gifford's Miniature Golf is located behind their ice cream shop. The 18-hold putt-putt course and ice cream stand is open during the summer and fall vacation season.
Family owned and operated, Maine Horse Drawn Services offers sleigh rides in the scenic Maine countryside. In January and February, the company offers 45 minute horse-drawn sleigh rides. Carriage rides and rentals are available all year.
An historical landmark in Maine, Skowhegan History House Museum contains early records and documents relative to the establishment and growth of the community. Some exhibits include period clothing, newspaper articles, paintings and antique furnishings.
Central Maine Family Fun Bowling Center features 16 USBC certified bowling lanes, an arcade room featuring Skeeball along with numerous arcade games, a Billiards room and food court. Regular leagues and tournaments are also available.
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The Margaret Chase Smith Library serves as a museum, public policy center, and archive that preserves the legacy of former United States Senator Margaret Chase Smith. Visitors can view documents, political papers, and photos from her 32 years in congress.