Mosey through the Village Courtyard and sample delicious food products made with ingredients from our Green Mountain State. Vendors are subject to change but may include: Barr Hill, SILO Distillery, Mad River Distillers, Long Trail, Woodchuck, Ambrosia Confections, Mountain Grove Coffee, It’s Arthur’s Fault, SAP!, GoodMix, MOCO Hot Chocolate, West River Creamery, Kimball Brook Farm, Wood’s Syrup, and Ski VT with Cabot Cheese.
The Smugglers' Notch special winter carnival features music, face painting, games, a bonfire, and more. The festivities are from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on the Village Green. Always a family favorite hosted by Goodtime Charlie, Mogul Mouse, Billy Bob Bear, and the Friendly Pirate!
Enjoy Smugglers' Notch Resort and its amenities as a comfortable and convenient home base to visit sugarhouses and learn about the process directly from enthusiastic maple sugarmakers. During our Maple Vacation Experience offer we will include complimentary specialty food and beverage samplings, a children's gift, and sugar on snow during the Thursday Winter Carnival. Plus a selection of our popular programs will be maple themed just for you, and there will be special dining options at our restaurants.
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#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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