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Best things to do in Penobscot County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Beautiful views of Mt. Katahdin, boating, hiking, nature walks, wild life, Stop in Millinocket and check out the local artisits and specialty shops before you head up, well worth the stop!”
11 locals recommend
“This mountain is a very special place to our family. Take a hike to the highest peak in Maine and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.”
9 locals recommend
“Bangor City Forest is a nice place to go for a hike. I would highly recommend the bog boardwalk!”
12 locals recommend
“Great place to try your luck at the slots, table games or poker. Centrally located across from the Paul Bunyan statue and the Cross Insurance Center. ”
8 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“This is the best breakfast spot in Bangor! I can't think of anything you can't get here. I highly recommend getting their home fries and french toast with real maple syrup!”
14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Taproom for one of our many local microbreweries. Great waterfront seating on the Brewer side of the Penobscot River. Surprisingly good food. ”
10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Good food, a bit crowded and loud, call ahead for seating, downtown Bangor area, good for bar-hopping. ”
6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The King of Horror Novels lives in Bangor, Maine. A short 15 minute drive from Looney Cove Cottage. ”
10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Good for families, and also good for a quick drink at the bar. Favorite aps: Irish nachos or Fried Pickles Local Favorite: Boneless wings by the pound - Thursday is wing night and they are slammed!”
2 locals recommend
1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Buses in MidCoast Maine to Portland where you can get non-stop buses to Boston and NYC”
4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“During a SK Tours of Maine tour, in three hours you’ll see about 30 places where Stephen King has lived and worked, places that have inspired his stories, and actual film locations from his movies.”
3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“If you're looking for fine dining, Fiddlehead Restaurant is the place to go. The menu is expensive and reservations are required, but the food is beyond amazing. This is a great place to go if you want to get dressed up and have a fancy night out. ”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“All summer long numerous high-profile acts will make their way to the banks of the Pennobscot River in Bangor to perform.”
6 locals recommend
Pizza Place