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Smugglers' Notch Vermont Area Attractions

Lots more to do and see in the surrounding area!

Things you can easily see and do on your own within a 30 minute drive...
  • Play golf at a nearby course
  • Shop in nearby Jeffersonville and Cambridge -- art galleries, antiques, maple products and Vermont crafts
  • Drive through the spectacular Smugglers' Notch Pass
  • Explore historic Stowe - specialty shops, fine dining, antiques
  • Visit the famous Trapp Family Lodge
  • Enjoy a vineyard and winery tour with tastings at the Boyden Valley Winery

Within 1 hour...
  • Explore the city of Burlington with its fantastic shopping and dining
  • Sail or cruise on Lake Champlain -- dining, mystery cruises and entertainment
  • Play a round of golf at an array courses within a 1 hour drive
  • Enjoy Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory
  • Visit Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
  • Test your willpower at Lake Champlain Chocolates
  • Sample at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill
  • Shop at the Essex Shoppes and Cinema
  • Tour Vermont Cabot Creamery
  • Shop at Church Street Marketplace in Downtown Burlington
  • Explore the Shelburne Museum a museum of art, design, and Americana
For more details, click the links below...

The Alchemist
The Alchemist is a family run brewery specializing in fresh, unfiltered IPA. John & Jen Kimmich originally opened The Alchemist as a 60 seat brew pub in the village of Waterbury in 2003. After eight years of success and growing popularity, they decided to open a small production brewery. Today The Alchemist currently operates two breweries in Vermont and handles all local distribution.

Bakersfield Country Club
Bakersfield Country Club is an 18-hole, challenging and affordable, mountainside course, great for the whole family. Located approximately 30 minutes from Smugglers'.

The Barn at Smugglers' Notch
The Barn at Smugglers' Notch is a new breed of Vermont Wedding Venue. Modern, elegant & sophisticated, yet designed and built with a vernacular that matches the natural beauty of its surroundings. With almost 360 degree mountain views, the location is one of the most stunning panoramic vistas in Vermont and New England. The Barn has plenty of windows to take full advantage of the unobstructed views of Vermont's tallest mountain, Mount Mansfield, Smugglers' Notch, and the peaks of the Green Mountains. The Barn is set on the 77 acre historic Dodge Farm on the Mountain Road, minutes from Smugglers' Notch and Stowe Mountain Resorts. The Barn at Smugglers' Notch is a premier, upscale wedding and event facility, operating year round. "The Barn", as we like to call it, was completed in 2016. The key ingredients that went into the building of this very special event space were location, design, comfort, and service.

Ben & Jerry's Factory
Located on a rolling pasture overlooking the Worcester Range in the Green Mountains of Vermont is the Ben and Jerry’s Waterbury Factory. Here, you can learn all about the ice cream production process.

The tour starts in the Cow Over the Moon Theatre with a 7-minute “moovie” about how Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield turned a $5.00 correspondence class into a very successful business that shares its success with its employees and the community - and has fun doing it!

Then, you’re off to the mezzanine for a bird’s eye view of how “Vermont’s Finest” is actually made. Finally — you’ll visit the FlavoRoom for samples of the day.

Open seven days a week, year round except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Years Day. 802-882-1240 For more information, visit

Bootlegger Bikes
Bootlegger Bikes is a local, full-service bicycle shop in downtown Jeffersonville. We offer bike rentals, new & used bike sales, accessories, parts, and more. Visiting the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, need a bike, some locals advice, or a quick tune-up before your next adventure? come see us at our shop on Main Street or our rental location near the Cambridge Junction trail head. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Boyden Valley Winery
International Award Winning Grape, Fruit, and Vermont Ice Wines, Hard Cider & Spirits. Located at the junction of Routes 15 and 104 in Cambridge, come take a tour and enjoy a wine tasting of YOUR choice of any 7 of our products for $6 per person PLUS a branded wine glass!
Open year-round, seven days a week, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
802-644-8151 or for more information, visit www.boydenvalley.com

Cabot Creamery
Home of the World's Best Cheddar Cheese.
Guided tours include an informative video, which tells not only the history of Cabot Creamery, but also a little something about the agricultural history of Vermont. After the video, take a walk down the hall to actually view Cabot's award-winning cheese being made. Following the tour ($2.00 per person over 12 years of age) you'll nibble the many varieties of cheeses, including the World’s Best Cheddar and Best Flavored Cheddar.

You will also enjoy:
 > Cabot Critters Coloring Book. Kids, and lots of adults, too, love our happy Cabot Critters!
 > Weekly specials on selected cheese products.
 > Manufacturers discount coupons.
 > Money-saving coupons for purchases back home.
Please call 800-837-4261 to confirm cheese-making days. If you have a large group we encourage you to make reservations for the tour. For more information, visit

Cold Hollow Cider Mill
The Cold Hollow Cider Mill is one of the top producers of Fresh Apple Cider in all of New England and are one of the very few that press year-round. The Mill has become one of the top tourist attractions in Vermont because the operation is open to public viewing. You'll see cider that's still made the old fashioned way, with a rack and cloth press built in the 1920's.

Once you've seen cider made, wander through the large Retail store and check out many of the Vermont specialty foods. Bring your appetite, since you can sample plenty of jellies, mustards, applesauce, fudge, and other goodies.

In the Summer, watch real bees make honey in the "honey corner" (don't worry, they're behind glass). You'll also be lured by an overwhelming aroma to The Donut Counter, where you can sink your teeth into the legendary cider donuts. These donuts were featured in Gourmet Magazine, as one of the top four donuts in the country.

The Cold Hollow Cider Mill welcomes school groups, tour buses, families or anyone interested in seeing one of the areas biggest attractions, 7 days a week - year 'round. For more information, visit www.coldhollow.com

Lajoie Stables
Lajoie Stables
Welcome to Lajoie Stables, a family owned and operated business for over 25 years. We offer trail rides for all levels of experience. From the first timer, to the intermediate, on to the more experienced. Tours range from 1, 1 1/2, and 2 hours and privates are also available. Open 7 days week year around. Located 10 minutes from Smugglers' and reservations are required.
Call 802-644-5347 or visit
Open daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Lamoille Valley Bike Tours
Lamoille Valley Bike Tours offers electric bicycle tours and rentals along the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Explore the beautiful landscape, scenic river, quaint villages, local attractions, artisans, breweries, and businesses by E-bike! More power for your pedal, more energy for your adventure! Call 802-730-0161.

MountainOps Outdoor Gear
MountainOps Outdoor Gear is an outdoor gear store located in Stowe, VT. We are dedicated to providing high quality and unique equipment and clothing for life in these Green Mountains and for your travels to the snow capped peaks and rocky trails around the world. If you've never been to the shop, you've got to check it out. Located in an iconic red barn built in 1893, we offer 3000 square feet of high-end clothing and gear for outdoor enthusiasts, along with the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff in Vermont. Over the past 23 years we've made it our business to become Stowe's premier ski & bike shop.

Outdoor Gear Exchange
Outdoor Gear Exchange is located on Church Street in beautiful Burlington, Vermont. Our mission is to sell great gear at great prices. We believe everyone should be able to get out and have fun! Smart buying and over 20 years in the outdoor industry allows us to offer the best deals possible on a fabulous selection of gear for camping, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, telemark skiing, alpine touring (AT skiing), nordic skiing, biking, kayaking, canoeing, adventure travel and yoga. We also have a fantastic selection of footwear and apparel from casual to technical. If you find yourself in town make sure to stop by for a visit.

Rock Art Brewery
Rock Art Brewery is 30 minutes from Smugglers' Notch Resort. Visit us to see where the beer is brewed and sample 8 beers from our taps. Take a fresh growler back with you!
Open Monday - Saturday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Smugglers' Notch Distillery
Smugglers' Notch Distillery is a father/son partnership in Jeffersonville, Vermont. The distillery was founded in 2006 at the foot of the famed Smugglers’ Notch, site of many a clandestine bootlegger’s run through this rugged Vermont mountain pass. Although we don’t need to smuggle anymore, Smugglers’ Notch Distillery® provides spirits worthy of the cause. Using the finest ingredients blended with pristine Vermont spring water, we make, barrel age, blend, and hand-bottle remarkably distinctive, award-winning spirits one small batch at a time.

Snowflake Chocolates
Snowflake Chocolates combines the tradition of superior New England products with the knowledge of generations, and the finest natural ingredients. Handcrafted from recipes that have been a family tradition for over 50 years our chocolates are a Vermont tradition. At Snowflake Chocolates, we strive to bring together the uniqueness of snowflakes and the quality of handcrafted chocolates.

Each piece is handmade from family recipes in small batches, coated with the finest milk and dark chocolate. These coatings were selected to complement our sweet centers and roasted nuts. The finest natural ingredients, fresh Vermont butter, cream and sweet amber maple syrup, come together to make the tastiest butter crunch, peanut brittle and fudge.

The Spa & Wellness Center at Stoweflake
The Spa & Wellness Center at StoweflakeThe Spa at Stoweflake features 30 treatment rooms and 120 treatments. Stoweflake signature treatments celebrate the four magnificent seasons and indigenous products of the Green Mountains. The Spa Treatment Rooms feature Asian-theme treatment rooms, which are designed and decorated in an Eastern theme to enhance Asian body treatments. Private treatment suites offer the ultimate in experience to share a spa experience with a friend, family member or significant other. This very special room features a 2 person soaking tub, double shower, and fireplace.

Stowe Bowl
Welcome to Stowe Bowl! Our 8-lane bowling venue is not your regular alley, but something a little more boutique, swanky, cozy, comfortable, loungy, and elegant. Great food, a full bar serving everything from Shirley Temples to White Russians, a lounge atmosphere, and a state-of-the-art audio-visual experience to complement the good old family sport that everyone knows and loves. Game on!

Stowe Golf Park
A Stowe Summer recreation facility, "The Stowe Golf Park" is a public sports facility, centrally located on the Mountain Road in front of the Sun and Ski Inn and Suites and consists of an 18-hole putting course and mini-kiosk. This heavily landscaped and contoured Stowe miniature golf course is in a garden environment and is a welcomed addition to Stowe, Vermont Summer activities. The course has been professionally designed as a miniaturized Stowe golf course which strives to simulate a real golf environment and experience. Adults, kids and families alike enjoy the challenge of a game of putting. While keeping score, players of all ages can "read" the breaks in the greens, avoid natural obstacles, fairway hazards, sand traps, rough grass, trees, etc. The Stowe Golf Park is open from May through October from 10:00 am - 9:30 pm daily.

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
Umiak offers daily, self-guided and guided river trips and specialty tours. There is no better way to see Vermont's breathtaking landscape than from a canoe or kayak. You, too, can experience the freedom and beauty as you float through the magnificent Green Mountains. Make your reservation by calling 802-253-2317

Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory is where all these cuddly little friends are born. Come for a visit and not only will you see how the Vermont Teddy Bears are made, you can custom build your own. For directions to the factory and for a tour coupon, visit www.vermontteddybear.com

Vermont Canoe & Kayak
Making it easier for you to get out on the water! With a variety of trips and departure times there's no reason you and your family can't get out paddling in no time. Vermont Canoe & Kayak is conveniently located on Route 15 behind The Family Table in Jeffersonville.

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