Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Bangor
Maine: 1,329,192 (2012 Census Est.)
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Please visit our website for a listing of places to worship in the Greater Bangor Region. Places of Worship in Bangor
For all your relocating needs, please give the Greater Bangor CVB a call or contact the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce at 207- 947-0307 or www.BangorRegion.com.
To keep our drivers and passengers safe, Maine requires seat belts for all ages, with special rules for children.
Maine law prohibits the use of mobile phones and handheld electronic devices while operating the vehicle, you may use devices in hands-free modes; there could be a fine of up to $250.
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.
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.
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 www.travel.state.gov.
TRAVEL AND DRIVING INFORMATION
For travel and road conditions, call 800-675-7453.
Bangor International Airport
287 Godfrey Boulevard
207-992-4600 | 866-FLY-BANGOR
CAR RENTAL COMPANIES
Darling’s, Downeast Toyota Rental, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.
481 Maine Avenue, 207-992-4670
The Community Connector 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
207-945-4000 | 800-639-3317