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Head to the lively city of Bangor

Come and experience Bangor and its live music, theater scene and festivals. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and casino gaming, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Bangor

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Bangor has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bangor Municipal Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Penobscot Valley Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Maine Forest and Logging Museum (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Hermon Mountain (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Winterport Winery (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bangor

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bangor is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Chamberlain Freedom Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Indian Trail Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cascade Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Fort Knox State Park (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bangor

Fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bangor?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 371 house rentals around Bangor. From 165 Houses to 154 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bangor is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bangor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bangor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Darling's Waterfront Pavilion: 174 home rentals
  • Cross Insurance Center: 180 home rentals
  • Bangor Opera House: 170 home rentals
  • Thomas A. Hill House and Civil War Museum: 170 home rentals
  • Bangor Raceway: 181 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bangor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bangor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 165 Houses in Bangor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bangor include:

  • Cottages: 154 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 154 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 154 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bangor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation homes with pool available in Bangor.