Life in Maine

Here at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center for Family Medicine and Residency, we might be a little bit biased, but we think central Maine is a wonderful place to live. Please see below more information on living in Maine. In the video below, you will see two of our most enthusiastic faculty take you on a tour of our beloved Bangor:

Outdoor activities

  • University of Maine:  indoor and outdoor rock-climbing walls with guides, for season hiking in mount nearing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, white water canoeing and kayaking
  • Penobscot ski club:  Cross-country skiing, down hills trips, ski swap
  • Prodrome L:  Bicycle or supporting cycling
  • Penobscot canoe in chowder society:  Q.noon kayaking
  • Sub 5 track club:  Running groups and races
  • Maine outdoor adventure club
  • Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Maine Huts and Trails system
  • Sierra club
  • Bangor City forest and Bog walk
  • Bangor waterfront paths
  • Penjajawok preserve
  • Orono land trust
  • Ice arenas:  University of Maine, Penobscot Arena, Sawyer Arena
  • Soccer venues:  Indoor-University of Maine bubble, seacoast United sports complex
  • Indoor tennis:  Bridge tennis courts, Armstrong tennis center
  • Bangor Katie gardens

Cultural Activities

Music venue

  • Bangor waterfront
  • Cross insurance center
  • Colin Center for the arts
  • University of Maine Minsky Recital Hall
  • Bangor fine arts exchange
  • Bangor public library music series
  • Between friends
  • Camden opera House
  • Rockport opera House
  • Blue Hill contour dissociation
  • Calc to crossroads series
  • Bangor symphony orchestra
  • Baby chamber concerts
  • Restaurant music venues
    • sea dog brewing Company
    • Patty Murphy's
    • Nocturnum Draft Haus
    • Ipanema Bar and Grill
    • Carolina burn grow
    • Penobscot poor house
    • Seasons
    • Geaghan’s
    • Bear Brew pub
    • Woodman's Bar and grill

Live Theater

  • Penobscot theater
  • Maine masque theater
  • Ten Bucks Theater
  • True North Theater
  • Next Generation Theater
  • Winterport Open Stage
  • Acadia Reparatory Theater
  • Improv Acadia

Museums, Art, and Historic Landmarks

  • Hudson museum at the University of Maine
  • Art walk: walk through over 40 of Bangor’s artists’ lofts downtown
  • Abbe museum in Bar Harbor
  • Main discovery museum in Bangor
  • University of Maine Museum of Art
  • Farmsworth Museum in Rockland
  • Maine museum of contemporary are in Rockland
  • Penobscot Nation museum Indian Island
  • Thomas Hill House Bangor
  • Bangor Standpipe
  • Hampton historical Society
  • Penobscot Marine museum in Searsport Colby College Museum of Art Waterville
  • Steven King's house (drive-by, do not stop by) in Bangor