From Jen Butson, SkiVermont
JEFFERSONVILLE, VT.: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Smugglers’ Notch Resort with special packages and activities
During February 12-15, 2012, getaways on a Club Smugglers’ Vacation Package will include a cheese gift box from Vermont’s award-winning Cabot Creamery and $50 in Smugglers’ Gold spending cash which can be used towards a Valentine’s dinner, a gift from 3 Mountain Outfitters sport shop, a massage, or other programs or services of the guest’s choosing at Smugglers’. Club Smugglers’ Vacation Packages include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, snow tubing and more. Rates for a Valentine’s Day getaway start at $139 per person, per night.
The resort’s snowshoe summit dinner, held on Tuesday evenings throughout the winter, offers an unforgettable evening perfectly timed this season for Valentine’s Day. Last chair transports participants to the summit of Sterling mountain to enjoy a snowshoe around the summit and Sterling Pond, the state’s highest trout pond. Trekkers then warm up in the candlelit summit cabin with a delicious dinner prepared by the renowned Hearth & Candle restaurant. The evening concludes with an after-dinner snowshoe along the ski trails under the twinkling stars as snowshoers descend the mountain to return to the base lodge. (www.smuggs.com; 1-800-451-8752 )