Smugglers' Notch

Arbortrek Bridge Smugglers Notch

Year-round ziplining at Smuggler’s Notch is fun for the whole family

It’s no secret that I love Smuggler’s Notch because it offers not only great skiing but lots of fun activities for families. So when I was invited to take a complimentary ArborTrek Canopy Adventures zipline tour there at the end of my summer vacation …

Gas fireplace in our Smuggs condo

What we loved about Smuggs (and what we’ll back for)

I've already written about how much we liked the terrain, the skiing instruction, and the FunZone on our January visit to Smugglers' Notch Resort, but what else made our visit fun and special? Let's take a look. Our condo was so comfortable. We …

Skiing on a holiday weekend

Family travel tips: Skiing on a holiday weekend

If you're a downhill skier with school-age kids, you know that one of the challenges is finding time to ski. School holidays are the obvious choice, but unfortunately that's true for everyone else as well, leading to crowds and long lines. But before …

Closing down the lifts at Smuggs

Smugglers’ Notch Resort: A great place for kids to learn to ski

Smugglers' Notch Resort offers many different kinds of amusements, from swimming to skating to sliding, but the main focus of our three-day visit in January was certainly skiing. Both Tommy and Teddy were signed up for daylong skiing camps each day …

Creme Brulee French Toast at Mix Cafe Jeffersonville

The best French toast in Vermont

I have a lifetime subscription to Vermont Life (well, not really, but if they offered one I would) and when I saw in the Winter issue that The Mix Café down the road from Smuggler's Notch in Jeffersonville had been designated as the best place to get …