Awesome ski vacation deals in February

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 21, 2010 2:36 pm

                                          Sweet February vacation package deals at Vermont’s Smugglers’ Notch Resort

Smugglers’ Notch Resort in northern Vermont, recognized for its family programs for the 11th year by SKI Magazine readers, has added even more special fun to its value-filled Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package in February. Details follow.

Super Sunday Celebration

Kicking off the month is the Resort’s Big Game party on Sunday, February 7, for football fans. Smugglers’ Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package includes a free Big Game Football Party with seats in front of a giant 22-foot x 14-foot television screen and a half-time Super Sunday Snack Buffet with munchies that are crowd favorites. (Starts at $129 per adult and $119 per youth ages 3-17 with all the inclusions of the package plus the buffet.)

During Presidents’ Week (February 14-21, 2010), guests can relax and enjoy family games, sliding parties, skiing and riding all week long, and cap the holiday week with a grand celebration on Thursday evening beginning with the Resort’s Showtime Theatre presentation for families. In the evening, there will be a torchlight parade led by Smugglers’ skiing and snowboarding instructors, as well as a fireworks display with the snow covered Green Mountains as a backdrop. (Starts at $199 per adult and $179 per youth ages 3-17 with all the inclusions of the package plus the Smuggs-style Olympic Games.)

Also during Presidents’ Week, Smugglers’ will celebrate the spirit of the Olympic Games with fun competitions for the entire family to enjoy. On weekday afternoons at the Village bonfire, guests may participate in good-natured challenges like the hula hoop relay and the ski boot throw. Free hot chocolate will be available to all. More about the games at

On February 25, 2010, Disney FamilyFun Magazine teams up with Smugglers’ to bring a special Winter Carnival to the Resort’s Village Green. Music and live entertainment, face painting, interactive games, snow games, clowns, magicians, bonfire, giveaways and goody bags, and an outdoor barbecue are just a few of the afternoon’s highlights, all included in the Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package.

Special Valentine’s Day getaway:

For Valentine’s Day (February 14-19, 2010), Smugglers’ offers a package for two that includes mountainside studio lodging, daily three-mountain lift tickets, group lessons, indoor pool and hot tubs, and evening entertainment. The package also includes a gift box from Vermont’s own Cabot Creamery and Lake Champlain Chocolates upon arrival. The price for this package is $199 per person per night.

About the Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package:  Guests enjoy condominium lodging in a fully-equipped mountainside home; daily lift tickets; daily ski and snowboard all-day camp for children ages 3-5; daily group ski or snowboard lessons for children ages 6-17; daily learn-to-ski or learn-to-snowboard group lessons for adult beginners; one free ski or snowboard group lesson for adults in levels 3-9;  a Winter Walking program; offslope activities such as snow tubing and nightly family and adult entertainment; and unlimited use of 34 km of cross-country trails and 24 km of snowshoe trails, the FunZone Family Entertainment Center, and the indoor pool and hot tubs and teen centers.

Additional Perks:

*Guests receive a 50% reduced rate for 1.5 hour adult group ski or snowboard lessons for skill levels 3-9.

*20% off demo rental equipment features high-performance skis and snowboards.

*10% off the Club Smugglers’ Vacation package for families who would like to enjoy a 90 minute real estate tour.

*Free lift tickets for a family’s next Club Smugglers’ Advantage Package vacation when the first Winter stay is five nights or longer. (Valid through December 19, 2010.)

About Smugglers’ Notch Resort

Smugglers’ Notch Resort is located in Vermont’s northern Green Mountains about 45 minutes from Burlington, Vermont. Lodging includes more than 600 mountainside condominiums centered around a Resort Village with shopping, dining, child care and teen centers, pool and hot tubs, and other amenities. .  Smugglers’ three mountains encompass 1000 acres of terrain and 78 trails that include learning areas for beginners and novice, intermediate and expert terrain. Smugglers’ has consistently received awards from SKI Magazine, the Vermont governor’s office, and other state agencies for its innovative approach to environmental stewardship.

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