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.
Rum Runners' Hideaway is a beautiful mountainside reservoir. The swimming area has water depths of 7-12 feet so swimming ability is a must! Enjoy lounging deck space and a 25-foot Aqua Jump with two floating attachments. Canoe and paddleboat rentals: $12/hour, $7/half hour. Note: there is no lifeguard on duty at the children's wading area. Rustic mountainside changing cabin is available. Not recommended for families with young children. Pedestrian access only. Walk from the Village on Meadowlark Trail (closed Sun. & Fri.) to Curley's Cutback - a 40 minute wike. Or park at the Madonna/Sterling Base Lodge and follow signs - a 10 minute walk.
We are thrilled to be selected as one of Parenting magazine's "primo destinations" for family water play in the magazine's May 2013 issue! Our pools, waterslides, and Rum Runners' Hideaway reservoir also received a 2013 Yankee Magazine Best of New England - Editors' Choice award! Access is available to Smugglers' guests only. There is no motorized access.
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