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|Vermont: Smugglers’ Notch Resort Offers Awesome Summertime Family Vacation Fun.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort, one of the best resorts in the country, has enough going on to fulfill any family’s summer vacation wish list. The fun includes pool time, waterslides, water sports, ziplining, Segway excursions, organized family activities, guided hiking, yoga and space to chillout.
Here’s the scoop.
Nestled in the heart of Vermont’s spectacular Green Mountains, Smugglers’ Notch Resort
offers all of the ingredients for a family friendly summer vacation: award-winning children’s programs, a convenient Resort Village with varied activities and amenities, comfortable mountainside condominium lodging, and summer vacation packages in tune with families’ interests.
Share the best ever summer fun. Smugglers’ renowned programs for children ages three to 17 offer diverse activities including nature discovery, games, arts and crafts, and pool and waterslide outings. Children may choose specialty camps which include tennis, skateboarding, outdoor adventure, and wilderness survival skills. Adults may choose from a mix of activities such as guided hiking, arts and crafts classes, day trips, and health and wellness programs that include massage and yoga. Bonus points: Child care is available for little ones as young as six weeks old at Smugglers’ state-of-the-art center Treasures.
Choices for enture seekers. For families seeking adventure, the year-round ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour for ages eight and older is a treetop experience providing a bird’s-eye view of the Green Mountain forest on eight zip lines, two suspension bridges, and two rappels. A NEW aerial trekking course will have features such as wobbly bridges, swinging beams, rope swings and more connecting tree platforms anchored 3 to 25 feet above the ground.
Relax by the pool or enjoy water fun.
For those who prefer lounging by the pool, Smugglers’ offers eight pools, including a gradual entry lagoon for little ones. A NEW splash pad playground at Notchville Park is designed for children 6 and younger. Four waterslides include a 300-foot tubing slide, two body flume slides, and a small slide for young children. The resort’s Rumrunner’s Hideaway is a mountainside reservoir with giant water trampoline, fidget ladder and tubes for floating.
Resort condominiums are sized from studios to five bedrooms with fully-equipped kitchens. The Village also features a country store, sport shop and several restaurants.
Three summer family vacation packages – FamilyFest, SimplySmuggs, and Adventure Connection. Each package includes mountainside condominium lodging, unlimited use of the pools and waterslides, daily guided hikes and walks, and access to two teen centers, outdoor mini golf, and the FunZone, an indoor play center for all ages featuring inflatables - a giant slide and obstacle course, plus mini golf and arcade games. Also included are family-friendly activities like Bingo, and evening entertainment running the gamut from puppet and magic shows to adult karaoke and band jams.
The “FamilyFest” vacation package includes child care for ages six weeks to three years and children's all-day programs for ages three to 17. The “SimplySmuggs” vacation package gives families the flexibility to build their itinerary of activities on an a la carte basis. The “Adventure Connection” vacation package maximizes vacation fun with the best adventures Smugglers' has to offer, such as the ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour and aerial trekking course; llama trek; Segway tour; and canoe and kayak rental. The FamilyFest and Adventure Connection packages also includes a 50 percent discount on child care at Treasures for ages 6 weeks to 3 years and all-day programs for children ages three to 17. Bonus points: The Resort’s group vacation professionals are expert at setting up vacation arrangements for family reunions of all sizes.
About Smuggler's Notch Resort. Smuggs is a top-rated year-round family resort near Burlington Vermont, with many special features and facilities. There's a $1,000,000 state-of-the-art child-care center called “Treasures” and “Teen Alley” for children ages 13-15 while “Outer Limits” is for 16 and older. Here's the deal. With more than 30 years of experience offering summer vacation fun to families, the resort demonstrates confidence in the Smugglers’ experience with a Family Fun Guarantee. If a guest participates in a resort program for at least two days or more and doesn’t have fun, the resort will refund the entire program portion of that guest’s stay.
Location on the planet. Smugglers' Notch Resort 4323 Vermont Route 108 South Smugglers' Notch, VT 05464-9537.
Make it happen.
General information (802) 644-8851. For Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s vacation packages, and reservations visit www.smuggs.com
or toll-free 866-966-2895.
Content researched and posted by Amanda Nelson-Duac, FTF staff. Images courtesy Smuggler’s Notch Resort. Copyright 2013.