Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Dexter getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Dexter with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Dexter

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Dexter a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yellow Barn Winery (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Highland Meadows Golf and Country Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • New York State Zoo at Thompson Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Dry Hill Ski Area (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Burrville Cider Mill (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Coyote Moon Vineyards (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dexter

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dexter is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thompson Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Westcott Beach State Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Robert G. Wehle State Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Cedar Point State Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Southwick Beach State Park (18.5 mi / 29.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dexter

Fly into Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

Where to stay around Dexter?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 33 vacation rentals near Dexter. From 14 Houses to 13 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dexter for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dexter?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dexter. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Thousand Islands Winery: 176 vacation rentals
  • Southwick Beach State Park: 79 vacation rentals
  • Wellesley Island State Park: 226 vacation rentals
  • Lake Ontario Playhouse: 83 vacation rentals
  • Westcott Beach State Park: 72 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dexter listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dexter?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Dexter. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dexter include:

  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Dexter?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 25 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Dexter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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