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Smugglers' Notch Vermont Awards and News

We're honored to be the best!

#1 Family Resort in the Northeast
- FamilyFun Magazine
   A Disney Publication

For years now, Smugglers' has won this #1 spot in the Top Picks for Family Resorts in The Northeast! Why is Smugglers' the winner? Families cite... outdoor pools, tubing, kids' program, and family packages... biking, hiking and more."
  • "The granddaddy of all family resorts" - MSNBC.com
  • #1 Family Resort in the U.S. - independenttraveler.com
  • Vermont - the #1 U.S. destination - National Geographic Traveler
  • #1 Resort in North America for Family Reunions - Family Tree Magazine
  • "... it is the employees at Smugglers' - the people - who put the family in the atmosphere." - The New York Times
  • "Smugglers' Notch children's programs have become the standard by which others are measured." - Yankee Magazine
  • "Everything is self-contained... you park your car... and forget about it." - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Magazine
  • "One of the best and most complete children's programs anywhere." - Boston Globe
  • "An affordable, fun family summer resort." - American Baby Magazine
  • "...the perfect family resort." - Ladies Home Journal
  • "Top 10 Summer Family Resorts in the U.S." -Parents Magazine
  • "...you'll be able to socialize with a lot of other families with kids of similar ages and interests." - McCall's Magazine
  • Outstanding Vermont Business of the Year Award -Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • RCI Gold Crown Resort - Resort Condominium International - 11 time winner of the highest rating awarded worldwide!
  • "Perhaps the most beautiful corner of Vermont." - The New York Times
  • "... happy kids are Smugglers' claim to fame... Great family moments are guaranteed." - The Tampa Tribune
  • "If you're looking for a vacation resort with an emphasis on family programs, top spots include Smugglers' Notch..." - Newsweek
  • "A neighborhood of your dreams." - Yankee Magazine
  • "... is very cool for family summer fun..." - The Philadelphia Inquirer
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