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Driving Directions to Smugglers' Notch Resort

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

Below are recommended directions to Smugglers' Notch Resort,
Traveling to and from Canada,  Airline Carriers,  Amtrak,  Ground Transportation,  and Car Rentals.

We do suggest you bring along a road map covering the areas in which you will be traveling. 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
1 Morse Drive
Jeffersonville, VT 05464

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. 100N to Stowe. In Stowe pick up Rte. 108N 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 108S to Smugglers', located on the left, about 5 miles from Jeffersonville.

  2. From Williston Road to Taft Corners (intersection of Route 2 & Route 2A), turn left on to Route 2A. Follow Route 2A to Essex Junction "5 corners" and take Route 15E to Jeffersonville. Take Route 108S to Smugglers' located on the left about 5 miles from Jeffersonville.

  3. If you are coming from south of Burlington via Route 7 to I-189 to I-89N. Take Exit 15 onto Route 15E to Jeffersonville. Take Route 108S to Smugglers', located on the left, about 5 miles from 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' via Albany
(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. 100N to Stowe. In Stowe pick up Route 108N 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: 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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Winter Directions to Smugglers'

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Traveling to and from Canada

Beginning June 1, 2009, U.S. and Canadian citizens 19 years and older who enter the U.S. at land and sea ports of entry from within the Western Hemisphere will need to present government-issued photo ID, such as an enhanced driver's license or a passport as proof of identity. Children age 18 and under will be able to enter with proof of citizenship. Verbal claims of citizenship and identity alone will not be sufficient to establish identity and citizenship for entry into the United States.

U.S. resident aliens will also need a Green Card.

All other foreign country residents will need their valid passport with I94 document. If you are crossing the American/Canadian border and do not have your I94 document with you, you will need your valid passport and a visa. There will be a nominal fee to prepare the I94 documentation for you.

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:
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
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