Smugglers' Notch, VT, Guide and Information
Welcome to Smugglers' Notch
From Smugglers' Notch Resort, nestled into the slopes of Morse Mountain, to the villages of Cambridge, Jeffersonville, Johnson, Hyde Park, and Morrisville, the north side of the notch offers attractions of all types. From year-round outdoor recreation in the mountains and on the river, to art galleries in town, the range of attractions is matched only by the dining and lodging opportunities, from family-friendly and budget-conscious to luxurious.
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Explore in Smugglers' Notch, VT
The Smugglers’ Notch area of Vermont may not be as well known as its neighbor, Stowe, but it’s definitely still worth visiting. Named for a notch in the Green Mountains that was used for smuggling illegal items to and from Canada as early as the 1800s and as late as the 1920s, Smugglers’ Notch is no longer used for such covert activities — but it is a great place to go for some outdoor adventure.
If you’re visiting the region soon, here are the top three things you should do while you’re there — and all allow you to take full advantage of the region’s picturesque scenery.