Saddleback, located in Maine's Rangeley Lakes Region, is the 2012 OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award winner for Best Family Resort in the Northeast. Saddleback features the most extensive beginner terrain in the northeast, with four miles of gentle sloping trails that are found below the base lodge and away from the rest of the mountain. Their ski and snowboard school boasts the lowest student to instructor ratio in North America. In addition to their beginner services, Saddleback has a top notch and unique base lodge, affordable skiing and riding and all of Saddleback's mountain lodging has ski-in/ski-out access.

SKIING FOR THE KIDS: Saddleback’s Ski and Ride School is a great value thanks to their great terrain, focus on personal attention for each student, low student to teacher ration as well as an exceptional staff. For kids ready to shred the entire mountain, Saddleback is a great environment to do so. Their terrain is naturally segmented by degree of difficulty, making it easy for kids to make decisions based on their skill level.

OFF-HILL ACTIVITIES FOR MOM & DAD: Mom and Dad have plenty of things to do in the town of Rangeley. Mom can head out to the shops located along Main Street to get her shopping fix, while Dad can check out the variety of sporting goods shops. Together, you can catch a movie at their old-fashioned movie theater, located just minutes from the mountain.

FAMILY FUN OFF THE SLOPES: Maine’s Rangeley Lakes Region has a ton of family activities located away from the mountain. Activities such as Nordic Skiing, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Dog Sled Rides and Ice Skating are all available in close proximity to Saddleback.