Okemo – A Delicious Ski Adventure!

by Sandra Foyt on February 25, 2012

in Food Adventures, Outdoors with Kids

When I try to recall my first visit to Okemo, all I can remember is my introduction to the Waffle Cabin.

The Waffle Cabin® has been around over a decade, and can be found at ski resorts throughout New England, but last winter I was amazed to discover the concept of ski-thru treats. I’ll admit that I still get a thrill out of dining at mountain top cafés, but this was even better.

Okemo Waffle Cabin-5

Located at the bottom of the Black Ridge triple chairlift, the heavenly scent of waffles slathered in chocolate draws you in. And knowing that you have worked off a few calories on ski runs, who could resist? The secret ingredient in the Belgium Waffles is pearl sugar, but even armed with that knowledge, there is no way to replicate the recipe for a delicious family adventure.

A day at Okemo starts with easy drop-off parking.

Okemo Mountain Resort parking

Free WiFi, Arcade, and Gourmet Coffee make for a pleasant lodge experience.

Okemo arcade

Okemo slopes seem to go on, and on, and on. But I had to wonder at some of the names.

Okemo Hot Dog Hill

And Signage.

Okemo Forrest Bump

The Loading Conveyor was cool.

Okemo Loading Conveyer

Other than that, our day trip to Okemo is a blur because it all paled next to the waffles.

Okemo waffles

More Waffle Cabin ski resort locations:

  • Windham (NY)
  • Holiday Valley (NY)
  • Nashoba Valley (MA)
  • Wachusett (MA)
  • Bolton Valley (VT)
  • Stowe (VT)
  • Sugarbush (VT)
  • Killington (VT)
  • Pico (VT)
  • Stratton (VT)
  • Mount Snow (VT)
  • Waterville Valley (NH)

Go Do It!

Okemo Mountain Resort 
77 Okemo Ridge Road
Ludlow, VT
24 hour SnowLine: (802) 228-5222
Driving: 2:05 minutes from Albany, NY.

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| Sandra Foyt is a storyteller, photographer, and road trip junkie. A veteran of six cross-country road trips, she drove Route 66, the Lincoln Highway, the fossil freeway, the extraterrestrial highway, and even “the loneliest road in America.” Find her on GetawayMavens.com, an award-winning destination guide to extraordinary travel in and from Northeast USA, on her portfolio site at SandraFoyt.com, and in freelance gigs on Family Travel 411, Minitime, Huffington Post, and Matador Network. Email: sandrafoyt@albanykid.com, Twitter @SandraFoyt.

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