Located on Lake Wassookeag is Dexter Maine, the geographical center of Maine. Destination Dexter, the nickname for its central location, offers hiking, kayaking, canoeing and fishing on the pristine lake along with the comforts of fine Inn lodging, shopping at Reny’s – a Maine institution, and historical landmarks like the Grist Mill Museum, Abbott Museum, The Miller House and the Carr School House.
Part of the Katahdin Moosehead region, on a Lake, Dexter’s waterfront view is truly a scenic gem, and a sportsmen’s paradise. Here, you’ll find waterfront lodgings, beautiful historic inns and cottages along the lake. Visitors can play the 9 hole Dexter Municipal Golf Course or head toward the mountains and the Maine rafting companies close by.
Dexter is in Penobscot County, about 45 min to Bangor and Skowhegan, under an hour to Moosehead Lake, and near many great Maine campgrounds, lodges and cabins. Also nearby is Guilford on the Piscataquis River with Bnb lodging, motels and campgrounds in this humble textile mill town. You’re on your way to Moosehead and beyond.
Romantic, peaceful, relaxing, Honeymoon Suite, big whirlpool, Wi-Fi, fireplaces, great breakfasts. The Brewster Inn is on National Register of Historic Places. Former Maine Governor and Senators family home. Close to Bangor Maine. Owen Brewster played by Alan Alda in Oscar winning movie “The Aviator” starring Leonardo DiCaprio (as Howard Hughes). Noted visitors here inc Presidents Truman and Taft, Louis Mayer (founder of MGM Films). In June 2008, featured on national TV on HGTV. Learn More
Private four-season cabins and a lodge rich with more than 100 years of history and tradition. Located in a large nature preserve and with over a half-mile of private Moosehead Lake waterfront, year-round family, and sportsman activities abound. The pristine setting offers well maintained rentals, private marina, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, nearby skiing, golf and more. Perfect for families. Enjoy the hospitality, privacy and rich Maine traditions. Learn More
Maine’s Ultimate Adventure Resort! The New England Outdoor Center offers cozy luxury lodging, inspired cuisine and a wide range of activities for every age group in the splendor and majesty of Maine-s Mt. Katahdin/Baxter State Park region. White water rafting, guided moose and wildlife tours, canoeing, kayaking, hiking or just relax and wonder at nature’s majesty. You’ll to go home knowing more about nature and more about yourself. Learn More
The call of the loon comes from across the lake, a moose feeds along the shore out in front of your cabin. This is what you will find at Loon Lodge. Our log lodge and guest cabins are located deep in the northwoods of the Allagash Lake region. Our guests enjoy fishing, hiking, nature tours, canoeing and kayaking moose watching and in the fall hunting. We offer packages with or with out meals. If you're looking to get away from it all give us a shout. Learn More
If you’re searching for the best that Maine has to offer, 5 Lakes Lodge is it. Located near Baxter State Park and surrounded by water on three sides, our new log lodge offers the finest rooms and views in the Katahdin Region. Let the cry of a loon and the sun shining on Mt. Katahdin wake you in the morning. Handmade cedar log furniture, Jacuzzi style tubs, fireplaces, rocking chairs by the windows...all of these things add to the warmth created by our all natural wood surroundings. Relaxation or recreation, it’s all here at 5 Lakes Lodge. Learn More
Brewster Inn l 207-924-3130
Balsam Woods Campground – Abbot Village l 207-876-2731
Bennett Hill Lodge l 207-876-3305