The Maine Highlands - Bangor, Katahdin, Moosehead Lake
Bangor, a city with a proud logging heritage, is the cultural and historic hub of the region, home to famous native son, author Stephen King. Contact the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau to schedule a Tommyknockers and More Tour! Check out The University of Maine Museum of Art and the Hudson Museum, where you can learn about Maine’s Native American heritage. Bangor hosts the Kah-Bang Music, Art & Film Festival and the American Folk Festival along the banks of the Penobscot River, and serves as a gateway to Maine’s vast outdoor wilderness areas. Head to Greenville for a tour of Moosehead Lake aboard the historic steamship Katahdin. Or follow the path of Henry David Thoreau along the Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail, a paddling-hiking route stretching from Bangor into Baxter State Park to Mt. Katahdin. For a wilderness experience, stay in a traditional Maine sporting camp or in one the of Appalachian Mountain Club’s Maine Wilderness Lodges.