The granddaddy of all family resorts MSNBC.com

#1 for Family Vacations in the East! Ski Magazine Reader
Survey — 15 Years

A neighborhood of your dreams Yankee Magazine

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The complete winter getaway

Many of our guests bring their families to Smuggs every year because we have everything they want in a family vacation:

  • Some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the East
  • Our guaranteed Snow Sports University®
  • Award-winning kids' programs
  • Comfortable condo lodging
  • Fun and relaxation off the mountain for every family member
  • Plenty of dining choices and in-resort shopping
  • Easy, one-call planning with our vacation specialists
  • It's all right here – there's no need to leave
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Award-winning children's programs

  • Snow Sport University® instructors help children of all ages develop ski and snowboard skills through fun group or private lessons.
  • Custom-crafted day camp programs engage kids from 6 weeks to 17 years and include lessons, on-and-off slope activities, and lunch.
  • Flaik GPS technology pinpoints the exact location of instructors and participants on the hill at all times so you'll always know where your children are.
  • We guarantee that each member of your family will have fun, learn to ski or snowboard or will improve their technique - regardless of current ability level - or we will refund the cost of that person's lesson.
  • Adaptive skiing and riding programs are also available.
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Cozy mountain living

  • Comfortable, well-appointed condominiums have a home-like atmosphere that invites you to spend quality time with your family.
  • Every condo neighborhood is a short walk on-demand shuttle ride to slopes, The Village Center for dining and shopping, kids' program locations, and other activities.
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Sterling Mountain

Harvey's Hideaway. Photo taken Apr. 10, 2014

Fresh snow

Charlie enjoying the great conditions. Photo taken Apr. 9, 2014

Upper Exhibition

Paul enjoying the soft conditions. Photo taken Apr. 8, 2014

Sterling Mountain

Birch Run Terrain Park. Photo taken Apr. 7, 2014

Sterling Mountain

Black Snake. Photo taken Apr. 6, 2014

Zone Terrain Park

2nd Annual Pond Skimming. Photo taken Apr. 5, 2014

Sterling Mountain

Lower Exhibition. Photo taken Apr. 4, 2014

Sir Henry's Learning and Fun Park

World Famous Cookie Race. Photo taken Apr. 3, 2014

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Smugglers' Notch Passes & Badges

Smugglers' Notch Passes & Badges

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Rated #1 by the Experts - Your Fellow Skiers

Rated #1 by the Experts - Your Fellow Skiers

The 2013 SKI Reader survey puts Smugglers’ Notch at the top of the list again as #1 for family programs for the 15th year. Take a look at what SKI Magazine readers are saying about Smuggs.

The Vermont Winter Experience

The Vermont Winter Experience

The Vermont Winter Experience package gives your family the opportunity to experience the Winter season in a really fun way through a variety of adventures.

Smuggs is an Environmental Leader

Smuggs is an Environmental Leader

Smugglers' Notch sets the standard for environmental stewardship.

Year-round Zip Line Canopy Tours

Year-round Zip Line Canopy Tours

Step up, snap on, and you're flying! The ArborTrek Canopy Tour at Smugglers' Notch is the first of its kind in Vermont and guaranteed to give you an experience you'll never forget.

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Make your next vacation a Group Vacation!

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