From Skowhegan, Bangor is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east, and Portland is approximately 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the south.
This part of the United States of America is much-loved by travelers from all over the world. To discover why, get out and explore the towns and tourist attractions within easy traveling distance of Skowhegan. If you've enough time, head 15 miles (24 kilometers) to Waterville. Here you can visit the Waterville Opera House and Redington Museum.
When it's time to explore beyond Skowhegan, visit the nearest regional city. Augusta sits 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and features sights like Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Old Western Fort and Kennebec Arsenal. University of Maine at Augusta, Cushnoc Archeological Site and Masonic Hall are also good spots for a visit before heading back to Skowhegan.
The best places for tourists to visit when they arrive in a new place are the spots that offer a window into the local culture. Head to Kennebec Valley's art museums.
If you tend to take things a little easier when you are on vacation, Kennebec Valley has some great relaxing activities for you, such as camping and shore fishing. There are plenty of high-adrenaline adventures waiting for you in the region around Kennebec Valley. Head out and go snowmobiling or hiking to really get your blood pumping.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Skowhegan, head to the nearest major airport situated in Augusta, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the south.