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Smugglers’ Notch Resort

When it comes to delivering a kid-friendly vacation, the littlest things often yield biggest memories. Gathering your family to savor cups of hot chocolate around the bonfire, sharing an exhilarating run down the mountain, or marveling together during the evening torchlight parade and fireworks ... those are a few of the little things that families love about their Smugglers' Notch Resort vacation.

For Winter 2017/2018, Smugglers' was voted the #1 Resort Overall by the readers of SKI Magazine - proof that Smugglers' gets the little things right for the entire family, from the quality of child care, to the children's ski and snowboard school, to oodles of on-mountain amenities and family entertainment. Add skiing and riding on three mountains for every experience level from beginner to expert, mountainside accommodations, innovative skiing and snowboarding programs for ages 2 1/2 and older, evening entertainment, and a host of off-slope activities. From the ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour to snowshoe nature treks, there's so much going on that everyone can fill their days with experiences that thrill, intrigue, educate or relax.

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Alpine
  • TRAILS: 78
  • EASY: 13
  • INTERMEDIATE: 40
  • ADVANCED/EXPERT: 25
  • GLADES: 14
  • TERRAIN PARKS: 5
  • HALF PIPE: No
  • LIFTS: 8
  • 2 Surface
  • 6 Double
  • 0 Quad
  • SKIABLE ACRES: 310
  • VERTICAL DROP: 2610
  • SNOWMAKING: 62
  • SNOWMAKING ACRES: 192
  • AVG. ANNUAL SNOWFALL: OVer 300 inches
  • RENTALS: Yes
  • LESSONS: Yes
  • NIGHT SKIING: No
Nordic
  • TOTAL TERRAIN: 30
  • TRACKED TERRAIN: 18
  • SKATING TERRAIN: 26
  • PET FRIENDLY: No
  • RENTALS: Yes
  • LESSONS: Yes
  • SNOWSHOEING: Yes
  • RECIPROCAL PROGRAM: Yes
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  • Amenities
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • Ice Skating
  • Tubing
  • Ice/Rock Climbing
  • Childcare
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurants: 12
  • Summer Amenities
  • Adventure Park
  • Mountain Biking
  • Smugglers' Notch Resort has been perfecting the summer family vacation experience for more than 30 years. Families may choose from a variety of adventures: 4 outdoor waterparks & pools, Via Ferrata, tennis, skate park, disc golf, giant swing & Eurobungy, mini golf, health & wellness programs, volleyball, art workshops, canoeing & kayaking, the indoor FunZone with games & inflatables, and the ArborTrek zip line canopy tour and Treetop Obstacle Course.
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Location 4323 Vermont Route 108 South
Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464
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Lodging
RESORT LODGING OPTIONS
Smugglers' Notch Resort4323 Vermont Route 108 South
Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464
View ProfileRates $99 to $175 per nightAmenities
  • Fireplace
  • Gameroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Wifi
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Hotel Vermont41 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401
View ProfileRates $179 to $349 per nightAmenities
  • Fireplace
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Wifi
Sheraton Burlington Hotel870 Williston Road
Burlington, VT 05403
View ProfileRates $ to $ per nightAmenities
  • Fireplace
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Wifi
Topnotch Resort & Spa4000 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672
View ProfileRates $175 to $595 per nightAmenities
  • Fireplace
  • Gameroom
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Wifi
Dining
Morse Mountain Grille CasualEnjoy our spectacular mountain view! Morse Mountain Grille features a variety of appetizers, soups, Smugglers' chili, burgers, signature sandwiches, wraps and entrée salads. View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, Jeffersonville, VT (802) 644-1247
The Pub at The Mountain GrilleCasualRelax in front of the fieldstone fireplace in the Pub with a special beverage and munchies and watch the skiers and riders sliding down Morse Mountain. Whether you come in to enjoy spectacular views of the mountain, hot or cold signature drinks, one of our fine wines by the glass or bottle or a brew from our beer collection, you are sure to leave happy. View Website | View MenuSmugglers' Notch Resort Village, , VT (802) 644-1247
The Hearth & Candle Fine DiningEnjoy the Hearth & Candle’s cozy country atmosphere for casual family dinners, or quiet white-tablecloth dining for adults only in the Birch Room. Our complete dinner menu features fresh seafood, lamb, filet mignon, stuffed chicken breast, roast duckling, combination dishes, appetizers and homemade desserts. Additionally we serve local, organically grown vegetables and salads. Allow us to tempt you with a delicious selection of homemade desserts. A full-service bar and extensive wine list will complement your dining experience. View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, , VT (802) 644-1260
Riga-Bello's Cafeteria StyleA taste of Italy in Northern Vermont! Pizzas with the traditional toppings as well as combinations unique to Smugglers’... try the Doc Dempsey topped with green peppers, mushrooms, red onions, broccoli, black olives and sliced tomatoes. Also serving calzones, pasta, meatball subs, salads and more. We’re centrally located right in the Village Lodge next door to Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop and the Green Mountain Deli -- slopeside to Morse Mountain. Order ahead and we’ll have your take-out ready for pick-up! Located in the Main Floor of Village Lodge. View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, , VT (802) 644-1142
Green Mountain Deli Cafeteria StyleEnjoy fresh baked cookies, muffins, pies and light breakfast items. Start your morning with a hot cup of coffee, flavored coffee or cappuccino. Lunch features freshly made sandwiches, salads, vegetarian options and specials daily. We're experts in speedy service and we have plenty of seating upstairs in our Village Lodge. Special occasion cakes made to order with 24 hours notice.View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, , VT (802) 644-1141
Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop Cafeteria StyleBen & Jerry's is Vermont’s Finest Ice Cream. The only full scale resort Scoop Shop anywhere is scooping more than 15 unique and fun flavors to choose from... try a different flavor each day of your stay! Tempt your tastebuds with a selection of ice cream flavors, sorbets, and low fat frozen yogurt in cones, sundaes, or shakes. You can’t miss the Scoop Shop located downstairs in the Village Lodge.View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, , VT (802) 644-8851 Ext. 1303
Bootleggers' Lounge CasualOur smoke free lounge features a wide selection of beers, a full service bar, munchies, a big screen TV and nightly adult entertainment.View Website | View MenuMorse Mountain village, , VT (802) 644-8851 Ext. 5017
The Base Lodge CafeteriaCafeteria StyleServing breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks.View Website | View MenuSterling, , VT
Green PeppersCafeteria StyleGreen Peppers features appetizers, soups, Smugglers' chili, entrée salads, panini sandwiches, gourmet wraps, and signature pizzas, as well as beer and wine.View Website | View MenuSterling, , VT (802) 644-8851 Ext. 5132
The Black Bear TavernCasualThe Black Bear Tavern is a full service bar enhanced with a large selection of draft beers, including Smuggs own Prohibition Ale. It also has the full Green Peppers menu available with waitstaff service. Appetizers, soups, sandwiches, hearty Winter fare and more. Experience the great camaraderie between local and visiting skiers and riders. View Website | View MenuSterling, , VT (802) 644-8851 Ext. 5003
The Top of The NotchCafeteria StyleRefuel at the top of Sterling Lift with hot chocolate, Gatorade, homemade soups, a variety of wraps and so much more!View Website | View MenuSterling Mountain summit, , VT
Morse Highlands Day LodgeCafeteria StyleFor convenience that can't be beat, try the Morse Highlands Day Lodge for a continental breakfast before hitting the slopes. Slightly removed from the rest of the resort, you'll feel like you're at your own private ski area. In addition to restrooms, phones, Ski Patrol & First Aid, The lodge also serves lunch, beverages, and snacks. There is no day parking at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge. The lodge is accessibly by shuttle or the Dixie's Knoll trail adjacent to the Morse Highlands lift.View Website | View MenuMorse Highlands, , VT (802) 644-8851 Ext. 8514
Deals

Holiday Savings: Add a Night for Free

Families visiting Smugglers’ Notch Resort for their New Year’s holiday during December 26, 2015 – January 2, 2016 will enjoy an additional night free when booking a stay of 6 nights or longer. Vacation packages include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, outdoor ice skating, use of the heated…

March Break Special

March Break Holiday Fun at non-holiday rates, March 12-17, 2017! Join us during your March school break with fun for the entire family! Skiing and riding on 3 big mountains, bonfires with cocoa, live magic performances, Winter carnival with Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, and more! More info here

March Vacation SuperSaver Special!

If you vacation between March 18 - April 2, 2017 during our SuperSaver Special offer and stay 4 nights or more you receive the next night FREE and all the Club Smugglers' Package amenities in your selected package. More info here.

Experience MapleFest at Smugglers'

Enjoy Smugglers' Notch Resort and its amenities as a comfortable and convenient home base to visit sugarhouses and learn about the process directly from enthusiastic maple sugarmakers.    If you vacation between March 18-April 2, 2017 during our Maple Vacation Experience offer…

22nd Brewfest Part II Weekend!

If you vacation over the March 31-April 2, 2017 weekend during our 22nd Annual BrewFest, Part II event you receive SuperSaver rates and all the Club Smugglers' Package amenities in your selected package.Join us on Saturday, April 1, to sample the finest in beers and ciders - our…
Events

New Year's Celebration

Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s New Years’ celebration for families includes a pirate party and a family dance party in the resort’s indoor FunZone filled with games, giant inflatables, indoor mini golf and more. Families will also enjoy a bonfire, torchlight parade and fireworks. The resort’s nursery hosts…

Women's Clinc Getaway

Women’s Clinic Getaway at Smugglers’ Notch Resort. This ski or ride clinic getaway includes a welcome cocktail party, group meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner; instruction daily; 3 day lift ticket, yoga and group fitness with a trainer; Flaik gps tracking for speed, vertical and mileage; surprise…

Light Up The Night, Winter Solstice Celebration!

Join us in the greeting area from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm for this special event to light up the longest night of the year as we welcome our 60th Winter with open arms! We'll be celebrating with Cirque de Fuego-- Vermont's premiere fire performers, live drum performance from Jeh Kulu Drum Theater, music,…

World's Largest Ski/Snowboard Lesson

Smugglers' is delighted to again be a part of this fun event, sponsored by the folks who bring National Learn To Ski and Snowboard Month to life in January. All over the country, participating resorts will organize a lesson at 10:00 am. In addition to attracting newbies to snow sports in a fun way,…

Winter Trails Day

This annual celebration of snowshoeing and cross country skiing is free for novices and nationally sponsored by the Snow Sports Industries of America to encourage newcomers to these winter sports. Pre-registration has been available online. Smugglers' Nordic Center will offer short instructional sessions…

Molly Rowlee Fund Benefit Rail Jam

Molly Fund Benefit Rail Jam - This special rail jam benefits the Molly Rowlee Fund, which supports families with children undergoing treatment for cancer. This is the fifth year at Smuggs for this event, and it promises to again be awesome - come out and have some fun and support…

MapleFest at Smugglers'

Maple sugaring is a rite of early spring in Vermont, a time-honored process filled with the traditions of hard work and social gatherings in the steaming sugarhouse, and the careful stewardship of the sugar maple woods over generations. Your visit to Smugglers' Notch Resort…

BrewFest Part 2!

Join us on Saturday, April 1, to sample the finest in beers and ciders - our BrewFest showcases a mix of local craft and regional brews as well as classic favorites! Enjoy samples from Sam Adams, Truly, Angry Orchard Cider, Blue Point, Goose Island, Shock Top, Citizens Cider, as well as Sierra Nevada,…

Chillin' and Grillin' Tailgate Party!

Blue skies, long sunny afternoons ... ahhhh, Spring! Chillin' & Grillin' brings together our mountain community in a celebratory summit of the parking lot parties that go on all season long in Parking Lot 1. Awards of cash and prizes to winners of the following categories:   • Best Overall Tailgate(Food/Flair/Festive/Fun)

6th Annual Pond Skimming!

6th Annual Pond Skimming - Elvis, a gorilla, guys in bikinis — you'll see it all in the Zone Terrain Park during pond skimming! Registration for this free event starts at 10:00 am in the Madonna/Sterling Base Lodge and the first skimmer launches toward the pond at 12:00 noon. Prizes…
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