- 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.'
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Orono, ME MoreLess Info
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.
The Telephone Museum is an interactive museum featuring working telephone switchboards, switching systems, and telephones. From hand-crank magneto phones to manual switch boards, visitors are encouraged to get their hands on the equipment and explore the history of the telephone.
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Church Street at US Route 1, Searsport, ME 04974 MoreLess Info
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.
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165 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605 MoreLess Info
The Grand Auditorium of Hancock County is a center for the performing arts that provides a wide range of cultural programs and productions. The Grand offers art and classic films along with live broadcasts of The Met.
Downeast Scenic Railroad shows mostly scenic images of the forest during the trip. While on board, some history of the attraction is given along the way through a recording. Some train enthusiasts have found this well worth their time.