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Penobscot overview

Penobscot is a relaxing place known for its festivals and live music, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and rivers. You'll enjoy Penobscot's parks, scenic landscape, and theater. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Belfast Harbor and Edgar M. Tennis Preserve. Make it a point to see sights like Jonathan Fisher House and Blue Hill Bay Gallery. Penobscot is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Penobscot

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Penobscot has accommodations to fit every need. There are 84 hotels in the Penobscot area and you can shop as many as 20 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 31 2-star hotels with an average price of $57 per night
  • • 39 3-star hotels with an average price of $84 per night
  • • 7 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

How to get to Penobscot

Fly in to Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from downtown Penobscot. Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

What to see around Penobscot

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Belfast Harbor
  • • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve
Festivals, live music, and theaters are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Blue Hill Bay Gallery
  • • Castine Historical Society
  • • Wilson Museum
  • • Penobscot Marine Museum
  • • Telephone Museum
Its parks, riverfront, and seaside are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Fort George Park
  • • Fort Knox State Park
  • • Fort Madison State Park
  • • Sears Island
  • • Moose Point State Park
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Jonathan Fisher House
  • • Castline Golf Club
  • • Maine Maritime Academy
  • • Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
  • • Buck Memorial Library

When to visit Penobscot

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 47°F day, 11°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 30°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.5 inches
  • • April-June: 0.5 inches
  • • July-September: 0.4 inches
  • • October-December: 0.6 inches