Travel Resources - Convention and Visitors Bureaus in Maine
Welcome to Greater Bangor in The Maine Highlands! The Bangor area offers visitors a surprising mix of cosmopolitan experiences and old world traditions. Established in 1791, Bangor is an historic city, which was once the lumber capital of the world. The region is surrounded by extraordinary natural scenery that includes ocean coastlines, majestic mountains, mighty rivers and serene lakes. The unique spirit of the Bangor Region is evident in its charming shops, delicious dining and world class performing arts. The opportunity to indulge in the arts or adventure will beckon you at every turn; and it is all within the city limits or just a short drive away. Our many meeting and conference facilities are equipped to handle your meeting demands and are ready to provide you with the exceptional service that you expect. Our wide variety of facilities can accommodate groups ranging from 5 to 6,500 guests visiting for a few hours or for a week at a time. The city of Bangor is also home to the Bangor International Airport which makes the region easily accessible by air travel, as well as motorcoach and automobile. Bangor, known as "Gateway to The Maine Highlands," is centrally located in Maine and is within an hour drive of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Baxter State Park and the Moosehead Lake Region. Whatever your pleasure, you will find the Bangor Maine Region to be accommodating, affordable and accessible. Come experience it! For more information call us at 1-800-91-MOOSE or visit our website using the link above.
Greater Portland is a destination that manages to satiate a variety of tastes pertaining to vacation opportunities. With eclectic dining options on the cobblestone streets of Portland's Old Port, to the dramatic surf and smooth beaches of Casco Bay, to the endless bargains found in the outlet shops of Kittery and Freeport, Greater Portland has it all. Take the ferry to one of the islands speckled on Casco Bay, or walk along the waterfront of the city, still endowed with the area's subtle history, manifested in the 19th century architecture of the town. Greater Portland is defined by its maritime activity, and its graceful blend of past and present into an accessible, metropolitan environment is rare and memorable, sophisticated yet lively. Be sure to request a beautiful, full color Visitor's Guide to Portland and Casco Bay. It's free!