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Smugglers' Notch Resort, Vermont


Smuggler's Notch, Vermont 05464-9988
(802) 644-8852
(800) 451-8752
(802) 644-2713 Fax

Smugglers' Notch has celebrated 40 years in the family vacation business, and they are proud of it. They guarantee FUN for the whole family. For any family members participating in Smugglers' programs, fun is guaranteed or the entire program portion is refunded.


1. Family Fun Guaranteed. A world-class resort with families at the center, Smugglers' is the only resort to guarantee family fun...or refund money.

2. Organized, Supervised, Flexible Fun For All Kids. Award-winning programs, such as Alice's Wonderland Child Enrichment Center, Discover Ski Camp, Mom & Me, Adventure Ski and Snowboard Camps, and the Explorer Program, are designed to provide fun, ski learning, organization, and supervision in a way that tots to teens can enjoy the adventures they want - when they want them.

3. Learn To Ski Or Improve Your Technique - Guaranteed. With more than 250 professionals in the Peter Ingvoldstad Ski Learning Center, instruction in alpine, parabolic, snowboarding, cross-country and telemarking is a priority. Children and adults are assured they will learn to ski or improve - a guarantee of Smugglers' Ski Learning Center.

4. Plenty Of Fun For All Family Members, On And Off The Mountains. When not skiing on Smuggler's 2,610 foot vertical, activities galore provide plenty of fun for all family members; snowshoeing, tube sliding, outdoor ice skating, bonfires, cross county skiing, indoor tennis & pool, massage, craft sessions, shopping, family and adult entertainment, and much, much more.

5. Their Slopeside Resort Village Has It All. A Village of lodging, dining, shopping, teen center, and numerous other facilities makes Smugglers' a complete resort community. Conveniently located at the base of the ski mountains, everything is within 300 yards.

6. Mountains Of Fun For Everyone. With an average annual snowfall of 278 inches, and a 2,610-foot vertical rise, Smuggler's 3 big peaks provide quality skiing on a network of trails maintained with the family in mind: 58 trails from cruisers to mogul fields to glades, 23 kilometers of cross-country tracks, family snowmaking, terrain gardens, and nightly grooming.

7. Everyone Shares New Experiences And Makes New Friends. Children and parents like to share new experiences and make new friends, and Smugglers' provides plenty of opportunities. With a high ratio of returning guests, families can visit from year to year. Smugglers' friendly staff exudes a "We Want You Back" welcoming spirit.

8. The Best Vacation Value For Your Money And Time. The wholesome environment, fun-fulled family programs, comfortable lodging, plus all-inclusive packages with skiing and activities for every family member add up to an exceptional vacation value at Smugglers' special winter rates.


Alice's Wonderland Child Enrichment Center, state certified, provides professional services for children 6 weeks to 6 years with creative programs, outdoor play, and learning in a 6,900 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility. It accommodates up to 97 children and operates daily from 8:30am-4:30pm. Private baby-sitting can also be arranged. Parent's Night Out offers parents an evening alone while children 3-12 enjoy dinner and fun with Alice's caring staff on selected evenings 6pm-10pm. Discovery Ski Camp for 3- to 6-year-olds encourages guided, enjoyable ski lessons through a curriculum of fun and interactive games, every day. Special races, awards ceremony and hot lunch. Also sleigh rides, storytelling, games and supervised activities.

Adventure Ski Camps for ages 7-12 are day-long supervised activities including ski instruction for all abilities, guided ski treks, fun races, mountain adventure games and hot lunch, every day.

Adventure Snowboard Camps for ages 7-12 are 5-day programs including lunch using a coaching style to meet all levels of ability and every young snowboarder's expectations.

Explorer Ski Program for ages 13-17 is designed to capture the attention of teenagers. It begins at 1:15 pm with challenging instruction, racing development and a great time to meet new friends. Evening events include snow soccer, wacky water polo and dances. Full-day programs selected vacation weeks include snowboarding, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and racing.

Explorer Snowboard Program for ages 13-17 coaches teens to "Master the Mountain" and is for all ability levels. Scheduled afternoons to leave free time for first runs of the day; full-day programs offered special vacation weeks.


Many options await a non-skier at Smugglers'. Some of the activities are: nordic skiing, snowshoeing, telemarking, swimming, massage, hot tubs, tennis, horseback riding, outdoor ice skating, a wide selection of craft classes, organized day trips to sample Vermont or ice fish or visit Montreal, shopping, and dining.


Both a family-fun venue and grown-up entertainment are offered nightly. The 7pm offerings for parents and kids range from Welcome Part, Family Game Night, Bingo, Showtime Theater and Old-Time Sledding Party, to Torchlight Parade and Fireworks. For adults there's Comedy in the Mountains, Parent's Night Out, Karaoke Night Club, History of Smuggler's Notch Wine & cheese Party, and the Sports Bar & Club.

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