Penobscot Bay Sights

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Farnsworth Art Museum

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One of the most important small museums in the country, much of the Farnsworth's collection is devoted to Maine-related works of the...

Friars' Bakehouse

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Locals say this place has the best whoopie pies in the Bangor area, and its yeasty breads are equally prized. The bakery and restaurant...

Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

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This old family-friendly standby, with six locations including Bangor, is famed for its peanut-butter whoopie pies as well as the classic...

Maine Discovery Museum

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Three floors with more than 60 interactive exhibits let kids explore the state's ecosystem in Nature Trails, learn about other cultures...

Maine Lighthouse Museum

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The lighthouse museum has more than 25 Fresnel lighthouse lenses, as well as a collection of lighthouse artifacts and Coast Guard memorabilia...

Penobscot Marine Museum

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Just off Main Street, this downtown museum explores the maritime culture of the Penobscot Bay region. Exhibits of artifacts and paintings...

Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory Tower/Fort Knox Historic Site

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An "an engineering marvel" is how experts describe the 2,120-foot-long Penobscot Narrows Bridge, which opened in 2006 and which is taller...

Windjammer Weekend

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One of the biggest and most colorful events of the year is the Camden Windjammer Festival, which takes place over Labor Day weekend.