Nestled along the banks of the Huron River and Mill Creek, Dexter is a friendly town located about 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor.  Home to nearly 4,000 residents, Dexter’s downtown offers a number of dining and shopping opportunities.


Places of interest in Dexter:

  • For those who love the outdoors, Dexter is the optimal place for an afternoon stroll or hike. The border-to-border trail links Dexter to Hudson Mills Metropark and Dexter-Huron Metropark, both of which offer opportunities for Hiking, Biking, Cross Country skiing, disc golf, fishing, tennis, canoeing and more.
  • A popular fall destination, Dexter is home to the Dexter Cider Mill, which is the oldest, continually operating cider mill in Michigan. Many families in the area make a traditional journey to Dexter for apple cider and donuts each autumn.
  • The Encore Musical Theatre Company operates year-round and showcases professional Broadway performances with top local, regional and national talent

Annual events include Dexter Apple Daze, Dexter Daze, Civil War Days, the Holiday Hustle 5K, the Turkey Trot and the Summer Music Concert Series.

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