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Driving Directions to Smugglers' Notch, Vermont

Smugglers' is easy to get to!



Major interstate highways provide easy access to northern Vermont. Highways are well-maintained for all seasons of travel.

Below are recommended
driving directions from Boston, Montreal and New York City to Smugglers' Notch Resort. We do suggest you bring along a road map covering the areas in which you will be traveling. 511VT will provide you with up-to-date information on road closures and construction areas. We've also included information on Traveling to and from Canada,  Airline Carriers,  Amtrak,  Ground Transportation,  and Car Rentals.

We have also noted some "strategic stopping points" where you'll find restaurants, gas stations and restroom facilities.

Note: The historic Smugglers' Notch Pass, on Route 108 between Stowe and Jeffersonville, is closed in the Winter and closed year around to motorcoaches, motorhomes and commercial vehicles.

When using an online trip planner or an onboard navigational system, please use the following address for Smugglers' Notch Resort. Please note that many of these services will route you through Smugglers' Notch Pass in the Winter when the pass is closed to all traffic. Please use the driving directions below from points South for Winter travel.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
4323 Vermont Route 108 South
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
or
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
1 Morse Drive
Jeffersonville, VT 05464

Note: Both of the above addresses will bring you to Smugglers' Notch Resort.


Boston to Smugglers'
(approx. 4 hrs.)

Take I-93 N to Concord, NH. Pick up I-89 N through White River Jct. and Montpelier, to Waterbury, VT. Take Exit 10 for Waterbury, VT. Follow Vermont Rte. 100 N to Stowe. In Stowe pick up Route 108 N through Smugglers' Notch Pass, to The Resort located on the right side, about 4 miles from the top of the pass.
NOTE: From mid-October through mid-May, Rte. 108 at Smugglers' Notch Pass between Stowe and Smugglers' Notch Resort is closed to Winter travel, during this period use Rte. 100N to Morrisville. In Morrisville, pick up Rte. 15W to Jeffersonville. Take a left onto Rte. 108S for 5 miles, Smugglers' Notch Resort will be on your left.

Strategic Stops: Concord, NH; West Lebanon, NH; White River Junction, VT; Waterbury, VT.
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Burlington to Smugglers'
There are several options:

  1. Take I-89N. Take Exit 15 (Winooski) onto Route 15E through Essex Junction to Jeffersonville. Take Route 108 S to Smugglers' located on the left about 5 miles from Jeffersonville.

  2. Take Williston Road to Taft Corners and turn left on Route 2A. Follow to Essex Junction "5 corners" and take Route 15E to Jeffersonville.

  3. If you are coming from south of Burlington you can proceed via Route 7 to I-189 to I-89S. Take Exit 12 and follow Route 2A West to Essex Junction "5 corners" and take Route 15E to Jeffersonville.
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Burlington International Airport to Smugglers'
(Approx. 35 miles or 45 minutes)

Upon exiting the Airport, turn left onto Airport Road. Then turn right onto Williston Road at the traffic light. Follow Williston Road to I-89N. Take Exit 15 (Winooski) onto Route 15E through Essex Junction to Jeffersonville. Take Route 108 S to Smugglers' located on the left about 5 miles from Jeffersonville.
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Montreal to Smugglers'
(approx. 2 hrs.)

Take the Champlain Bridge to Hwy. 10 E, continue 9 miles. Take Exit 22 for Hwy. 35 S. Hwy. 35 S merges with Hwy. 133 S in Iberville. Follow this route to the Vermont Border where it turns into I-89. Follow I-89 S to St. Albans. Take Exit 19 (2nd exit for St. Albans) onto Rte. 104 S. Follow 104 S through Fairfax to Cambridge. In Cambridge, pick up Rte. 15 E to Jeffersonville. In Jeffersonville take Rte. 108 S to the Resort (about 5 miles).
Strategic Stops: St. Albans, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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New York City to Smugglers'
(approx. 6 hrs.)

Follow I-87 N (the New York Thruway). Just south of Albany, merge onto I-90 E via Exit 24 toward Albany/Montreal; Merge onto I-87 N via Exit 1N toward Albany International Airport/Montreal, continue on I-87 N (now called the Northway) to Exit 20. (The exit numbers start counting over again!) Pick up NY 149E to Fort Ann. Take US 4N through Whitehall crossing the Vermont border. Take Exit 2 for VT-Rte. 22A, toward Fair Haven and Vergennes. Pick up Rte. 22A N to Vergennes. Pick up Rte. 7N to South Burlington. Take I-189E to I-89N to Exit 15 (Winooski), take a right onto Rte. 15E through Essex Junction to Jeffersonville. Take Rte. 108S to Smugglers' Notch Resort, located on left about 5 miles from Jeffersonville. (Burlington to Smugglers' is about 30 miles)
Strategic Stops: Albany, NY; Glens Falls, NY; Fair Haven, VT; Burlington, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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New York City Popular Route
(approx. 6 hrs.)

Take I-95 N from New York City to New Haven, CT. Pick up I-91 N through Hartford, CT, Springfield, MA; and Brattleboro, VT; to White River Jct., VT. At White River Jct., pick up I-89 N through Montpelier to Waterbury. Take Exit 10 for Waterbury, VT. Follow Vermont Rte. 100 N to Stowe. In Stowe pick up Route 108 N through Smugglers' Notch Pass, to The Resort located on the right side, about 4 miles from the top of the pass.
Strategic Stops: Brattleboro, VT; White River Junction, VT; Waterbury, VT; Stowe, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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Ottawa to Smugglers'
(approx. 4 hrs.)

Take Hwy. 417 E to Hwy. 20 E to Montreal. In Montreal, take the Champlain Bridge to Hwy. 10 E, continue 9 miles. Take Exit 22 for Hwy. 35 S. Hwy. 35 S merges with Hwy. 133 S in Iberville. Follow this route to the Vermont Border where it turns into I-89. Follow I-89 S to St. Albans. Take Exit 19 (2nd exit for St. Albans) onto Rte. 104 S. Follow 104 S through Fairfax to Cambridge. In Cambridge, pick up Rte. 15 E to Jeffersonville. In Jeffersonville take Rte. 108 S to the Resort (about 5 miles).
Strategic Stops: Montreal, QE; St. Albans, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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Toronto to Smugglers'
(approx. 7.5 hrs.)

Follow the Canadian Auto Rte. 401 E to Montreal. In Montreal, take the Champlain Bridge to Hwy. 10 E, continue 9 miles. Take Exit 22 for Hwy. 35 S. Hwy. 35 S merges with Hwy. 133 S in Iberville. Follow this route to the Vermont Border where it turns into I-89. Follow I-89 S to St. Albans. Take Exit 19 (2nd exit for St. Albans) onto Rte. 104 S. Follow 104 S through Fairfax to Cambridge. In Cambridge, pick up Rte. 15 E to Jeffersonville. In Jeffersonville take Rte. 108 S to the Resort (about 5 miles).
Strategic Stops: Kingston, ON; Cornwall, ON; Montreal, QE; St. Albans, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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Coming in Late Fall or Winter?
Follow these alternate routing directions for Boston & New York City

Take Exit 10 I-89 in Waterbury, VT. Follow Vermont Rte. 100 N through Stowe to Morrisville. In Morrisville, pick up Rte. 15 W through Johnson to Jeffersonville. In Jeffersonville, pick up Rte. 108 S. The Resort is located about 5 miles from Jeffersonville on the left. Strategic Stops: Waterbury, VT; Stowe, VT; Morrisville, VT; Jeffersonville, VT.
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Airline Carriers

If you don't feel like driving, Burlington International Airport, in Vermont, is approximately 30 miles from Smugglers' Notch Resort, about a 45 minute drive.

Major Carriers to Burlington International Airport include:
Continental 1-800-525-0280 www.continental.com
Delta 1-800-221-1212 www.delta.com
Porter Airlines 1-888-619-8622 www.flyporter.com
JetBlue Airways 1-800-538-2383 www.jetblue.com
United Airlines 1-800-241-6522 www.united.com
USAirways 1-800-428-4322 www.usairways.com
Other International Gateways to Vermont include:

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

91 miles

146km

2 hours
Boston, MA 225 miles 362km 4 hours
New York, NY 342 miles 550km 6 hours

Amtrak Train

Train Service is available up and down the East Coast of The United States via Amtrak. The closest depot to Smugglers’ Notch Resort, is Essex Junction, Vermont (ESX), approximately 25 miles from the Resort, about a 40 minute drive.
Airport/Amtrak Transfers

Ground transportation to Smugglers' is available via convenient van shuttle service from the Burlington International Airport and Essex Junction Amtrak Station.

Shuttle service must be confirmed at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival time.
Contact Smugglers’ Notch Reservations office at: or 802-644-8851 ext. 1389.

One way fee
1 adult, 1 youth(17 & under) $105
2 adults, 2 youths(17 & under) $105
Each additional adult $45
Each additional youth(17 & under) $35
If you would like to stop for groceries along the way there is a $50 additional charge.

Car Rentals

Burlington International Airport has multiple car rental agencies both on and off site. It is recommended that during peak holiday time periods, or if you have a special request for specific size of vehicle, a reservation should be made in advance of your arrival in Burlington.

Burlington Vermont, Car Rental Agencies:

Alamo

1-877-603-0615

www.alamo.com
Avis 1-800-831-2847 www.avis.com
Budget 1-800-527-0700 www.budget.com
Enterprise 1-800-736-8222 www.enterprise.com
Hertz 1-800-654-3131 www.hertz.com
Thrifty 1-800-367-2277 www.thrifty.com

For information about getting around with-in the Resort, check out our
on-demand Shuttle.

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