While on vacation in scenic Jeffersonville, Vermont, be sure to check out Smuggler's Notch, a popular resort area highlighted by a narrow mountain pass. It runs adjacent to Sterling Mountain, known to have been used 200 years ago by smugglers likely transporting illegal goods over the Canadian border. Nicknamed Smuggs, this resort area comprises three mountains: Morse, Madonna and Sterling. It's a popular place to head to in any season: there's skiing in the winter and warm weather fun in the summer. From shopping to entertainment to swimming, this place has it all. Top off your trip with a Jefferson bed and breakfast stay. Enjoy the area, and feel free to take part in whatever suits your fancy, whether snowboarding, dining, shopping or family fun.
That's not all there is to do around here. Branch out and head to other Jeffersonville area attractions to get a feel for this modern yet historic Vermont town. BBOnline has information on the perfect Jeffersonville inn for you in this neck of the woods, so check out our recommendations not only for lodging, but for activities too.
4323 Vermont Route 108 South
Smuggler's Notch, VT 05464
Smuggler's Notch is one of Vermont's premiere destinations for singles, couples and families alike. Take skiing lessons in the winter, go swimming and watersliding in the summer, and don't miss sightseeing in the fall to check out all the spectacular foliage. The resort area is huge, offering award-winning children's programs, eight heated pools and four waterslides, varied dining options and shopping. Outdoor fun abounds, with offerings like mountain biking, rock climbing, nature walks, geocaching and even llama trekking.
Families have lots of bonding time with activities like family races, tennis, skateboarding, life-sized board games, and of course the indoor FunZone, featuring an inflatable playground. Take some time without the kids for a massage, yoga, wine and chocolate tastings, guided hiking tours and rock climbing adventures just for adults.
Bryan Memorial Gallery
180 Main Street
Founded in 1984 by Artist Alden Bryan, this eclectic gallery was created as a touching tribute to the memory of his wife, artist Mary Bryan. Browse permanent and revolving collections of paintings by the Bryans, as well as area New England painters. Patrons can purchase holiday greeting cards, post cards and note cards while here, featuring local artists' work. Primarily meant for the exhibition of Vermont landscape, this gallery can be a nice stop on your Jeffersonville inn trip, especially if you love artwork and want to support local efforts.
Boyden Valley Winery
70 Vermont Route 104
Cambridge, VT 05444
Love wine? Check out the Boyden Valley Winery, just two miles from Jeffersonville. Sample local red wines, white wines and dessert wines at this winery, part of a fourth generation farm that produces exciting wines like "Big Barn Red" and "Vermont Ice." Visiting a winery while enjoying a stay at a charming Jefferson bed and breakfast can be the perfect complement to your relaxing getaway.