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Located in central Maine and just north of the Atlantic Coast lies Bangor, which is known as the Queen City of Maine. The city is located along the beautiful Penobscot River and surrounded with a rich lumberjack industry, but is the retail and cultural center for northern Maine and Atlantic Canada today.

Despite being in a New England state, a region known for steep real estate and expensive lifestyles, Bangor enjoys a cost of living that is near the U.S. average, according to City-Data. Based on a 2012 U.S. Census estimate, there are more than 32,800 residents living in Bangor.

The stunning natural scenery here provides a thriving tourism industry, especially during the warmer months. The city also enjoys a low crime rate and vibrant retail and health care sectors.

Activities and attractions in Bangor

Bangor is home to the Maine Discovery Museum, which is the largest children's museum north of Boston. There are numerous exhibits and interactive activities to explore here in music, art, science, nature and literature.

There are many events to check out in Bangor, including the Cool Sounds concert series in Pickering Square and the many festivals and live shows along the waterfront during the summertime. One of the most famous is the American Folk Festival and the Water Concert Series. Bass Park and the Paul Bunyan Statue located in the center of town are also big local favorites.

Bangor is also known for its fantastic wildlife and green space. Here you can take a hike through the Bangor City Forest - which encompasses more than 680 acres - and see deer, moose, bears, turkeys, beavers and rabbits. If you are more of a bird watcher, you can always spend an afternoon at the Field Pond Audubon Center.

Moving to Bangor

Bangor lies at the confluence of Interstates 95 and 395, the former of which stretches throughout the state, so finding your way around and to the locale is relatively simple. Most of the city's busiest roads branch off of Riverside Drive and River Road, so those will be your two main arteries throughout town. If you need help with your move to Bangor, North American Van Lines offer plenty of amenities to take the stress out of a relocation. With 500 agent locations across the U.S. and Canada, experts can tailor your move with services like packing and vehicle transportation. Flying into town? Let our licensed and bonded Bangor moving companies transport your vehicles for you.

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