Attractions

Overlooking the Stillwater River in the charming college town of Orono, University Inn Academic Suites is one of Maine's best kept secrets. We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono's finest restaurants and driving distance to many attractions of Downeast Maine. We are only 1/2 of a mile from the University of Maine, the closest accommodations around. We are also minutes from the Bangor Mall and many historic sites. For more information check out the Maine Guide at: www.maineguide.com/region/downeast/

Whether you are here on business or enjoying our beautiful state, the Inn is conveniently located within a short distance of Maine's finest attractions. We are centrally located between Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, and the Moosehead Lake region, all within 1 hours drive. Many local attractions in the Bangor area include Hollywood Casino, the Bangor Mall and shopping district, Cross Insurance Center, Waterfront Concert Pavilion, Bass Park and the Maine Discovery Museum.

Orono, home of the Maine Black Bears, offers a large array of sporting events at the University of Maine, arts at the Collins Center, Hudson Museum and Page Farm Museum, and wonderful Maine restaurants in the heart of Orono Village. The Inn is within walking distance to campus and the Village and there is a free shuttle service available during school session operated by the City of Bangor.

Also, be sure to check out the beautiful view of the Stillwater River from our balconies. Check the foliage report here.

Attractions

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Places of Interest


Distance from Inn (miles)


University of Maine
.05
Collins Center for the Arts
.08
Hudson Museum
1.0
Alfond Arena
1.2
Page Farm Museum
1.4
Penobscot Valley Country Club
1.9
Orono Bog Walk
3.0
Old Town Canoe
3.2
Bangor City Forest
3.4
Penobscot High Stakes Bingo
4.8
Bangor Mall
5.1
Eastern Maine Community College
5.5
Mt. Hope Cemetery
5.6
Korean War Memorial
5.6
Eastern Maine Medical Center
6.7
University of Maine at Augusta, Bangor Campus
7.0
Husson University
7.4
Bangor Theological Seminary
7.4
Hose #5 Museum
7.5
Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau
7.9
Greyhound Bus Station
8.0
Penobscot Theatre Company
8.0
Hannibal Hamlin House
8.1
Bangor Public Library
8.2
Bangor Symphony Orchestra
8.3
Maine Discovery Museum
8.4
Sea Dog Brewery
8.5
Cross Insurance Center
8.7
Paul Bunyan
8.7
Beal College
9.0
Stephen King's House
9.0
Hollywood Casino
9.1
Maine Air Museum
9.1
Bangor Municipal Golf Course
9.2
Thomas Hill Standpipe
10.1
Challenger Learning Center
10.4
Maine Forrest and Logging Museum
10.4
Cole Land Transportation Museum
10.9
Bangor International Airport
11.3
Hermon Mountain 15.5
Fort Knox & Observatory
23.2
Acadia Zoo- Kisma Preserve
30.4
Penobscot Marine Museum
32.2
Acadia Air Tours
33.3
Stanwood Homestead
33.9
Mt. Desert Oceanarium
34.5
Colonel Black Mansion
35.0
Maine Maritime Academy
35.1
Katahdin Scenic Cruises
30.4
The Atlantic Brewing Co.
37.5
Unity College
37.9
Natural History Museum
40.5
Bar Harbor Whale Watch
41.2
Jackson Laboratory
41.2
Seal Cove Auto Museum
42.4
Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad
42.7
Craig Brook Fish Hatchery
43.7
Castine
45.5
Acadia National Park
52.5
Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving
54.1
Bar Harbor
54.2
Bartlett Maine Estate Winery
57.2
Magic Falls Rafting
64.7
Three Rivers Whitewater
72.5

Farnsworth Museum

 Penobscot Adventures Whitewater Rafting


73.3

74.0


Sugarloaf
81.0
Campobello International Park
81.0
Augusta
83.3
Mt. Kineo Golf Course
96.2
L.L. Bean
100.0
Maine Wildlife Park
106.0
Norlands Living History Museum
110.0
Coastal Maine Botanical Garden
118.0
Funtown Splashtown
128.0
Sunday River
136.0
Portland
138.0
Bangor Parks
n/a
Appalachian Trail
n/a