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Family Activities at Smugglers' Notch

Play, learn, create and explore together on your family vacation









Time together — isn't that why you get away with your family? You've come to the right place, because families are at the center of all we do at Smugglers'. With oodles of activities for all ages, we make it easy for you and your family to enjoy time together.

Choose from a wide range of activities like family nature walks, a creature feature session with a naturalist, giant lawn games, arts and crafts, an agility dog demo, and more. Everyone from tots to grandparents will enjoy oodles of opportunities to play, learn, create and explore together. That's what a family vacation is all about!

Sunday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am Creative Sock Puppet Making <6 7-12
10:00 am Sunday Morning Family Walk Everyone width=
10:00 am Village Scavenger Hunt Everyone
1:00 pm Forest Heritage Nature Wike 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Bigger Is Better...Lifesize Games Everybody
7:00 pm Smuggsational Family Social Everybody
9:00 pm Teen Kickoff at the FunZone 2.0 Teens

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Monday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am Family Foosball 7-12 13+
10:00 am Preschool Games <6
10:00 am Smuggs Village Intro Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am River Walk Everyone
10:00 am Elmore Mountain Hike 7-12 13+
11:45 am Stretch & Go 3 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Sterling Historical Wike 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Smuggs I-Did-A-Cart Everybody
1:00 pm Family Soccer 7-12 13+
4:00 pm Teen Jam Band Meet and Greet Teens
5:00 pm Notchville Block Party Cookout BYOBBQ Everybody
7:00 pm Family Splash Down Party Everybody
8:00 pm Courtyard Dance Party Everybody
9:00 pm NightSpiker DJ Dance Party Teens

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Tuesday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
8:00 am Birds & Bloomers Family Walk 7-12 13+
10:00 am Pool Games at Mountainside Pool Everyone width=
10:00 am Rum Runners' Hideaway & Beyond Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am Discovery Walk Everyone width=
10:00 am Rum Runners' Hideaway & Beyond Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am Prospect Rock Hike 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Woodland Wildlife Nature Wike 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Liquid Fun Water Games Everybody
4:00 pm Teen Jam Band Meet & Greet Teens
4:00 pm Mountain Bike Open Park Everybody
4:30 pm Friendly Pirate Family Sing-Along Everybody
5:00 pm Family Pedal Go Cart Race 13+
6:00 pm Family Karaoke Everybody
7:30 pm Family Feud Everybody
8:45 pm Movie Night on the Village Green Everybody
9:00 pm Teen Jeopardy Teens

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Wednesday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am Awesome Arts & Crafts Everyone width=
10:00 am Bears and Berries Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am Story Time <6
10:00 am Sterling Pond Hike 13+
11:45 am Stretch & Go 3 Everyone
1:00 pm Friendly Pirate Raingutter Regatta Everyone
1:00 pm In It to Win It 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Vermont Maple Walk Everybody
3:15 pm 802 Disc Dogs Everybody
5:00 pm Bingo Blast(6/14-8/30) Everybody
5:00 pm Marko's Family Magic Show(6/21-8/23) Everybody
6:30 pm Bingo Blast(6/21-8/23) Everybody
7:00 pm Marko the Magician(6/14-8/30) Everybody
8:30 pm Bonfire Sing-Along Everybody
9:30 pm Teen Moonlight Swim Teens

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Thursday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am Village Scavenger Hunt Everyone
10:00 am Bootleggers' Basin Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am The Great Reservoir Adventure Everyone
10:00 am Peak of the Week 13+
1:00 pm Forest Investigation Walk 7-12 13+
1:00 pm Family Frisbee Games 7-12 13+
3:30 pm Summer Fun University Theme Parade <6
5:00 pm Vermont Country Fair Everybody
5:30 pm Teen Jam Band Performance Everybody
9:00 pm Teen Ping Pong Tournament Tenns

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Friday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am Family Foosball 7-12 13+
10:00 am Meadowlark Family Walk Everyone width=
10:00 am Family Creature Feature Everyone width= 7-12
1:00 pm Watermelon Walk Everyone width=
3:00 pm Friendly Pirate Family Sing-Along Everyone width=
3:00 pm Family Stand Up Paddle Board Intro* 13+
4:30 pm Smuggs-a-thon Family Challenge 7-12 13+
6:00 pm Tween Foosball Tournament (ages 11-13) 7-12 13+
7:00 pm Family Karaoke Everybody
9:00 pm Hungry Hungry Humans Tenns

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Saturday
KEY: <6= 6 & younger 7-12= 7-12 years old 13+= 13 & older
Tenns= Teens Everyone= Everyone
Time Activity Appropriate ages
10:00 am In it to Win It 7-12 13+
10:00 am Rum Runners' Hideaway & Beyond Wike 7-12 13+
10:00 am Awesome Arts and Crafts Everyone
1:00 pm Vermont Maple Walk Everyone width=
1:00 pm Liquid Fun Water Games Everybody
1:00 pm Family Foosball Games 7-12 13+
5:00 pm Hungry, Hungry Humans Everybody
7:00 pm Bingo Blast Everybody
8:45 pm Mountainside Dive in Movie 7-12 13+
9:00 pm Teen Dodgeball Tourney Teens

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Bootleggers' Basin reservoir is home base for Family Ties field games like kickball, soccer and volleyball. For family comfort, you'll find shade tents, picnic tables and restrooms. Your family can make a day of play at Bootleggers' and enjoy swimming or paddleboarding in the cool water and relaxing on the grassy lawn in this beautiful location with mountain views. Don't miss our exciting new water sport, flyboarding, where a boot-mounted water jet pack allows you to leap and dive in flight.


Please remember your Notch Card!
Your Notch Card is your personalized access to our facilities. The Notch Card can be loaded with a SmuggsPass, Daycation ticket, Ozone ticket or Courtside Pool pass. Some vacation packages include access, others can purchase access for a fee. Don’t have a SmuggsPass or Daycation ticket? Stop by the Guest Service Desk or Activities Desk for purchase options.
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