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Smugglers' Notch

Smugglers' Notch, Vermont Ski Vacations


Smugglers' Notch, located in northern Vermont, includes 78 ski trails on three mountains and is served by 8 lifts. You'll find the highest elevation in New England, along trails for beginner and intermediate skiers and the East's only triple black diamond trail, The Black Hole.

Smugglers’ Notch provides everything you need for a fun-filled and action-packed family ski vacation

Smugglers' Notch Resort

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Smugglers' Notch Resort is located in Smugglers' Notch, Vermont, with 78 ski trails, served by 8 lifts. Smugglers' Notch boasts the East's only triple black diamond trail. Skiing includes northern Vermont’s highest vertical. Smugglers’ awards including #1 for Family Programs in North America, the best ski school, and excellent friendly service and value.

Skiing Smuggs

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You will find a lot of classic New England groomed trails to ski at Smugglers' Notch, along with terrain for all ages and abilities. You'll find the highest elevation in New England, along trails for beginner and intermediate skiers and the East's only triple black diamond trail, The Black Hole.

Smugglers' Notch Family Ski Vacations

Mike Doyle

Smugglers Notch has been heralded so often as the ski resort to go to for family fun that the resort has become synonymous with family ski vacations.  The on the snow programs offers day care for tykes and tots through ski and snowboarding lessons for adults including cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

There is so much to do off the snow for adults and the young ones and for teens that a family is hard pressed to fit all the available activities and entertainment into a one week vacation. 

When it's time for mom and dad to get away for dinner or a few drinks there is a Kids' Night Out program at TREASURES or arrangements can be made for private babysitting.

Smugglers' Notch Lodging

Mike Doyle

The lodging available at Smuggler's Notch is primarily condominiums nestled in small groups around the Smugglers Notch village plaza. The Village East and Village West condos are on the same level as the plaza while the surrounding North Hill, Highlands Hill and West Hill Communities are set up into the mountain a short way accesses by road.

No matter where you stay on the Smugglers Notch property you are no more than a few minutes at most from one of the several shuttle buses that constantly tour the area.

Smugglers' Lodge Dining

Mike Doyle

For hungry humans, young and old, there are a wide variety of dining options on the Smugglers' Notch property, ranging from daytime on the mountain restaurants to a variety of alternatives for families for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to adult fine dining in the evening.

Best Vermont Ski Resorts

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Vermont ski resorts traditionally rank among the best in the East and provide excellent skiing for all levels of skiers, from beginners to experts. From family ski vacations to expert terrain, Vermont ski resorts offer great skiing, lesson programs, apres-ski, off-slope activities, and a wide array of ski vacation packages.

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