Apartments for Rent in Bangor, ME(show city information)
The Queen City of the East is most definitely regal – her refinery includes the wild and beautiful Penobscot River, emerald green valleys and lush forests. Bangor is the gateway to some of Maine’s most beautiful locations, such as Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.
If you choose to rent an apartment in Bangor, be prepared to be dazzled – aside from the gorgeous surroundings, you’ll be surrounded by charming, 19th-century architecture, great museums, theaters, art galleries and public art, and plenty of shopping. In fact, Bangor is the shopping destination for much of the region. Top it off with absolutely amazing restaurants (Maine lobster, just for starters!) and Bangor is as exciting as it is stunning.
For even more to see and do, Bangor’s suburbs offer even more charm – walk across the river and you’ll be in Bangor’s sister city of Brewer. During the 19th century, when Bangor was a lumber hub, Brewer was the place for bricks – the city manufactured 12 million bricks a year by the 1850s. Settled in 1777, the city is home to some breathtaking historical architecture. Adjacent to Bangor is Orono – a college town, Orono is home to the University of Maine. Settled in 1774, Old Town’s history began well before that, when the French established a mission in the late 1600s. Old Town is home to the Old Town Canoe Company, a 100-year-old manufacturer of canoes and kayaks.