From Solon, Bangor is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east, and Portland is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the south.
Kennebec Valley is brimming with fabulous things to see and do, from tourist hotspots to lesser known delights. Carrabassett Valley, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, while Farmington is located 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Once you've fully explored Solon, visit the nearest regional area. Augusta lies 45 miles (72 kilometers) away and features attractions including Kennebec River Rail Trail, Old Western Fort and Cushnoc Archeological Site. Old Federal Building, University of Maine at Augusta and Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery are just a handful of the other visitor attractions on offer here.
If you are after things to do inside, you can't better Kennebec Valley's excellent art museums. These are great spots to learn about the region's culture and perhaps find a unique gift or two.
Dig out your snow gear and enjoy cross-country skiing or skiing. Both of these are great options for locals and visitors. If you love to take it easy while you are on holiday, Kennebec Valley has some good relaxing activities for you, such as shore fishing and camping.
The nearest major airport, Augusta State Airport, is situated in Augusta, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south of Solon, so take that into account when planning your vacation.