A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Bangor vs. Round Pond

Should you visit Bangor or Round Pond?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel cost comparison between Bangor and Round Pond can help. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Bangor

Located along the Penobscot River in the U.S. State of Maine, modern Bangor really took off as a center for lumber and shipbuilding industries. Logs could easily be floated down-river to be processed and shipped from port on the Atlantic Ocean 30 miles downstream. Eventually lumbering turned to pulp and paper and shipping turned to railroads, but Bangor remains a city symbolic of industry. The city also has much to offer in shopping and entertainment with bookstores, cafés, restaurants, galleries, and museums located in the downtown area.

Round Pond

Round Pond is a little village located in the town of Bristol, formerly known as Pemaquid. The area draws visitors for a closer to nature experience along Maine's rugged coastline. Bristol also houses the villages of New Harbor, Pemaquid, Bristol Mills, and Chamberlain, which all make up this popular fishing and resort area.

Which city is cheaper, Round Pond or Bangor?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Bangor is $158, while the average daily cost in Round Pond is $116. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Bangor and Round Pond in more detail.




Accommodation

The average price for accommodation for two people in Bangor is $182. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.

A hotel room in Round Pond is about $112 This assumes double occupancy and modest accommodations.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Bangor $91
    Round Pond $56
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Bangor $182
    Round Pond $112


Food

On average, meal and food prices in Bangor cost around $43 per person, per day. While this price can vary widely by location, the type of restaurant, and the amount of food ordered, a typical meal often costs around $17.

Round Pond food costs typically run travelers around $32 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Bangor $43
    Round Pond $32

Typical Food prices in Round Pond

Some typical examples of dining costs in Round Pond are as follows:


  • Lunch for Two
    $28


Local Transportation

While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around $29 per day to get around in Bangor.

The cost of a taxi ride in Round Pond is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $48 per person, per day, on local transportation in Round Pond.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Bangor $29
    Round Pond $48

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bangor

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Bangor:

  • Bangor Accommodation to Belfast City Airport (BHD) - Departure Private Transfer: $51
  • Private Transfer from Bangor to Belfast City Airport (BHD): $57
  • Private Transfer from Bangor – County Down to Belfast Airport (BFS): $107
  • Bangor City to Belfast International Airport (BFS) - Departure Private Transfer: $143


Entertainment

Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $36 per person, per day in Bangor. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.

Entertainment and activities in Round Pond typically cost an average of $16 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Bangor $36
    Round Pond $16
Typical Entertainment prices in Bangor

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Bangor are as follows:


  • Children's Museum (for 4)
    $32

Tours and Activities in Bangor

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Bangor are as follows:

  • Taste of North Wales - 6 Hour Private Tour from Bangor: $552


Alcohol

The average person spends about $18 on alcoholic beverages in Bangor per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

The average person spends about $9.66 on alcoholic beverages in Round Pond per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Bangor $18
    Round Pond $9.66



When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Bangor and Round Pond, we can see that Bangor is more expensive. And not only is Round Pond much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Round Pond would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Round Pond and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Bangor would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Bangor than you might in Round Pond.

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