5 days in Bangor & Portland Itinerary

5 days in Bangor & Portland Itinerary

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Bangor
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 1 day
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Bangor
— 1 night

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Penobscot River Walkway and Bangor City Forest. It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at the rock & art shop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bangor visit planning website.

Wilmington to Bangor is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Wilmington in September, expect Bangor to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 51°F. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portland.

Things to do in Bangor

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Shopping
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Bangor City Forest ©
Bangor City Forest
the rock & art shop ©
the rock & art shop

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Your day by day itinerary now includes International Cryptozoology Museum as well as Portland Observatory. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at International Cryptozoology Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Portland Observatory, then walk around Cascade Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland travel route planning tool.

Drive from Bangor to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Cascade Park ©
Cascade Park
International Cryptozoology Museum ©
International Cryptozoology Museum
The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception ©

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): learn about all things military at Bangor Historical Society and Thomas A. Hill House Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bangor route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Portland to Bangor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bangor

Museums
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