Area Information

All area codes are 207. For more detailed information on planning your stay, give us a call at 800-91-MOOSE (800-916-6673).

Visitor Information Centers

Bangor International Airport 287 Godfrey Boulevard, 992-4600
flybangor.com

Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau 947-5205

visitbangormaine.com


Hampden North

I-95 North, Hampden, 862-6628


Hampden South

I-95 South, Hampden, 862-6638


Maine Tourism Information

888-624-6345, visitmaine.com mainetourism.com

Population

Bangor: 35,473 (2010 Census)
Maine: 1,328,361

Travel and Driving Information

For travel and road conditions, call 511 or 866-282-7578

Seat Belts

To keep our drivers and passengers safe, Maine requires seat belts for all ages - with special rules for children.

Smoking

Because we care about our children, Bangor was the first city in the U.S. to ban smoking in vehicles carrying passengers under the age of 18.

Most public places, including all restaurants and bars, are also smoke free.

Alcohol

You should know that…

- Legal drinking age in Maine is 21; Identification is required

- Hours of legal service are 6 am to 1 am

- Maine has a strict OUI policy that makes it a crime to operate a motor vehicle if your blood alcohol level is 0.08 or higher

Border Crossings

New passport regulations that were effective in June 2009 now require visitors crossing the U.S./Canadian border by land to have either a valid passport card or regular passport. If traveling by air or sea, visitors must possess a valid passport - the passport card is not valid for this type of travel. Please refer to the U.S. Passport Services Bureau for more information on border crossing policies: 1-877-4USAPPT or online at travel.state.gov.

Taxes

Sales tax: 5.5%

Lodging and dining tax: 8%

Average High/Low Temperatures *F

January 27* 8*

February 30* 11*

March 40* 22*

April 52* 33*

May 65* 43*

June 74* 53*

July 79* 58*

August 78* 57*

September 69* 48*

October 57* 38*

November 44* 29*

December 33* 14*

Airport

Bangor International Airport

287 Godfrey Boulevard. flybangor.com

207-992-4600 | 866-FLY-BANGOR

Bus Service

BAT Community Connector

481 Maine Avenue, 992-4670

bangormaine.gov/cs_publictransit.php

The BAT provides scheduled transportation throughout Bangor, Old Town, Veazie, Orono, and Hampden. The bus makes regular stops at the airport and in Pickering Square in downtown Bangor.

Concord Coach Lines

945-4000 - 1-800-639-3317

Cyr Bus Line

827-2335/800-244-2335 cyrbustours.com

Greyhound Bus Lines

942-1700 / 1-800-894-3355

Vermont Transit

1-800-894-3355



Car Rental & Taxi Service

Car Rental Companies in the Area


Darling’s Rent-A-Car
1-877-314-5024  www.darlingsrental.com

Convenient locations in Augusta, Bangor, and Ellsworth with low-cost vehicle rentals. No charge for additional drivers. Pick-up your car weekdays until 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 8-4, with hourly, half day, daily, weekly and monthly rates.  All types of vehicles available, weekend & vacation specials.  Corporate and business rates are available.

All major car rental agencies are available. 


Taxi Service

AAA Yellow Cab 945-6441

A Cab 991-8335

Ace Taxi 249-9090

A-1 Taxi 945-9555

Airport/River City Taxi 947-8294

B&J's Taxicab 745-0940

Brad's Cab 941-9695

Dick's Taxi 942-6403

Penobscot Taxi Service 947-4894

Town Taxi 945-5671

Watch for Moose

They are very large and hard-to-see wildlife. They can usually be seen by the roads in early morning or around dusk. Deer also regularly visit Maine's roads. Please keep aware!