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Orange Cat Café
329 Main St., Kingfield. 207-265-2860;
A favorite for breakfast sandwiches and pastries, homemade soups, creative sandwiches, salads, coffee, and sweets.

White Wolf Inn
Route 27, Stratton. 207-246-2922;
A funky downtown restaurant; burgers and fried fish to venison and buffalo.

Looney Moose Café
9 Main St., Stratton. 207-246-7932
Good home cooking and the area’s best breakfasts.

Saddleback Area

Thai Blossom Express
2473 Main St., Rangeley. 207-864-9035
Maybe the best Thai food in the state; only a handful of tables; closest restrooms are in the nearby Chamber of Commerce building.

Tall Tales Tavern
17 Rumford Road, Oquossoc. 207-864-9737
An addition to Scotty’s, a local fish and meat market, and a big hit for comfort food and lobster. Open year-round.


Sugarloaf Area
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort
5092 Access Road, Carrabassett Valley. 800-843-5623, 207-237-2000;
Alpine resort with full-service base village offering lodging, restaurants, and shops. Outdoor center offers a skating rink and Nordic ski and snowshoeing trails. On Saturday night, take a snowcat ride to Bullwinkle’s, an on-mountain lodge, for a multicourse dinner; advance reservations required.

Maine Huts & Trails
375 North Main St., Kingfield. 207-265-2400;
Thirty miles of cross-country skiing, plus ungroomed snowshoe trails and three full-service lodges.

Ski Museum of Maine
Main St., Kingfield. 207-265-2023;
Exhibits on all aspects of skiing and snowboarding celebrate and preserve the sport’s heritage.

Stanley Museum
40 School St., Kingfield. 207-265-2729;
Exhibits honor a legacy of innovation by the twin brothers who were pioneers of New England industry.

Nowetah’s American Indian Museum and Shop
Route 27, New Portland. 207-628-4981;
Private family museum of Native culture, with a focus on Maine.

Birds in Flight Gallery
Route 27, Eustis. 207-246-6694;
Hugh Verrier’s amazing life-size three-dimensional watercolors: paper sculptures of blue herons, egrets, loons, woodpeckers, and puffins. Located four miles north of Stratton village; open daily.

Saddleback Area

Saddleback Maine
976 Saddleback Mountain Road, Sandy River Plantation. 866-918-2225;
Alpine resort with lodging and pub, plus outdoor center offering Nordic ski and snowshoeing trails.

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Updated Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

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