LIVELY METRO CITY-HOME OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
Bangor, Maine is a highly rated lively riverside metro and is home to two universities. The city has a booming young professional’s scene. It is a top city in Maine to raise a family with highly rated public and private schools. Families can enjoy sports clubs, gyms, hiking and biking trails, children’s museum, many parks including a water park complex donated by Stephen King. Enjoy concerts and festivals all year long either in the brand new 8,500 seat Cross Center or the beautiful water front that draws musical acts and festivals from all over the globe. Bangor also hosts The Bangor Symphony Orchestra which is the oldest professional community symphony in the United States and Penobscot Theatre Company which is a professional well supported arts venue. The Collins Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Maine offers a 1200 seat theater with entertainment, from Opera and Broadway Musicals to Jazz. Traveling in and out of Bangor is convenient with an International Airport that has direct flights to NYC, Philadelphia, Charlotte, DC, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, and Orlando. The Bangor area of Maine offers the best of New England’s lifestyle. There are a myriad of locally owned restaurants, cafes and pubs, charming in-town shops in the historic downtown. In addition to local flavor, Bangor has a mall and large shopping area that supports many national stores including Macy’s, Target, and Home Goods. All the shopping that you could ever want on one city. Bangor is the anchor for Northern, Eastern, and Central Maine. It is an easy I-95 four hour drive to Boston, 2 hours to Sugarloaf USA skiing, and under an hour to Penobscot Bay sailing and Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park.