Bangor is a large city built along the Penobscot River, Maine. Due to its strategic position, Bangor thrived as a shipbuilding and lumber center. These glorious old days are depicted nowadays via the many Hellenic Revival and Victorian-style aristocratic mansions built by the lumber barons during the 19th century (don’t miss to visit Stephen King’s house) and by the fabulous historic downtown. Thus, history buffs and generally people who are attracted by historic cities will surely find Bangor a fascinating place to spend a couple of days. A few of the top Bangor attractions include Cole Land Transportation Museum, Paul Bunyan Statue, Penobscot Theatre Company, Hollywood Casino, Maine Discovery Museum, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, and Bangor City Forest. Regarding budget accommodation, you can easily find fantastic and nearby Bangor that offer spacious and comfy rooms for less than a $100 per night.