From Dexter, Bangor is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast, while Portland is approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southwest.
To understand why so many holiday-makers select Kennebec Valley as a vacation spot, make sure you allow some time to hit the road and explore the area. You may also wish to check out Skowhegan, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Solon 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.
About 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast of Dexter is Bangor, a regional center which is home to Husson University, Thomas Hill Standpipe and University of Maine Museum of Art. Bangor Mall, Bangor Museum and Center for History and University of Maine at Bangor are also good to visit.
For a glimpse of local culture, make a beeline for Kennebec Valley's art museums.
Take some time out from seeing the sights and spend a relaxing afternoon swimming or tubing. When the months get cooler, spend time in the Dexter area. Pull on your snow gear and try the sports here. Try skiing or cross-country skiing.
The closest major airport, Bangor International Airport, is located in Bangor, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast of Dexter, a handy point to remember when planning your holiday.