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Layover In Bangor, Maine

| May 17, 2010

Maine StopoverStuck on a layover at Maine’s Bangor International Airport (BGR)? The airport is a joint civil-military public airport and a main stop in cross Atlantic flights. Located roughly 3 miles from Bangor makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during your layover, click here for useful tips.

If you’re stuck in the airport during your layover, you can take advantage of the Bangor International’s free wireless Internet service in the main terminal. As far as shopping you can find a couple of souvenir shops, two restaurants including the Red Baron Lounge and The Coffee Shop, an ATM machine on the second floor of the domestic terminal, and a Lost and Found (to contact, call (207) 992-4600)

The airport does not have any luggage storage facilities and pets are not permitted in the airport unless they are in a closed carrier. If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, here’s a list of some hotels near the airport.

If you’re looking to leave the airport on your long layover, the airport offers AAA Yellow cabs taxi service that provide service to all points in Maine, rental cars, hotel shuttles and bus service.

LayoverGuide.com’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On Bangor, Maine Layover:

Maine Discovery Museum
The largest children’s museum in New England, the Maine Discovery Museum has seven interactive galleries. For an event calendar, click here. http://www.mainediscoverymuseum.org/content/4031/Calendar_2/

Blackbeard’s USA
A great stop for kids, Blackbeard’s USA has everything from miniature gold and go carts to batting cages. You can sail around your own remote-controlled pirate ship, and feed 5-pound rainbow trout.

Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Since 1896, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra has been performing classical music in Bangor. You can order by calling the Bangor Symphony box office at 800.639.3221.

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