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Must-sees in the Greenville area
* The Moosehead Marine Museum offers a collection of photographs and
memorabilia from the lake's steamboat history.
* The S/S Katahdin, a restored 1914
steamboat ferries passengers around
the lake during the summer months.
* Annual Forest Heritage Days in
Greenville - Early August (see
Moosehead Chamber website for description).
Naturally, camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, rock climbing and exploring
are major components of any visit to
the Moosehead Lake area. There are
plenty of outdoors and wilderness adventure centers open to assist in planning family trips, and you might even
consider going on a moose safari-
but, remember, pack only your camera- no shooting allowed.
For a wide variety of shopping, explore
the twin cities of Brewer and Bangor.
Of course, shopping is not all there is
to do in the twin cities. For example,
there are several unusual restaurants
located on Bangor's waterfront and
music often fills the air as boats make
their way up and down the Penobscot
Just across the bridge from Bangor, is
the city of Brewer. Filled with unique
shopping and dining experiences, the
city is a mixture of historical sights
and monuments. Stop by Chamberlain
Freedom Park to experience a tribute
to General Chamberlain, and read his
really, because an iron fence featuring
eerie cutouts and figures of animals
There are several downtown tours of
Bangor available that bring the history
of the city to life and that allow you to
visit many of the spectacular homes
built by logging barons more than 100
Just up the road from Bangor is the
main campus of the University of
Maine at Orono. Impressive collections are on display in the many museums located right on campus and in
Downtown Bangor at the University of
Maine Art Museum.
One of the most impressive sights in
Bangor is a 31-foot, 21⁄2-ton statue
of Paul Bunyan that is probably one of
the most photographed monuments in
Maine. You will certainly want to have
your picture taken standing next to the
statue. Everyone does!
* The Penobscot Theatre Company, a
year around professional theatre located in Downtown Bangor in the Bangor Opera House.
Look carefully in Bangor and you might
just find the 1854 Italianate Villa home
of Stephen King. It's not hard to spot,
* Hollywood Slots Hotel & Raceway,
located in Bangor.
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Other attractions in the Bangor area
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