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Smugglers Notch is a narrow mountain pass between Stowe and Jeffersonville VT

The most beautiful rides in Vermont

Smugglers Notch Cycling’s goal is to provide every cyclist the most amazing and memorable Vermont bicycle tour experience possible. 

Since we ride off the main roads all season long, we know the beautiful back roads better than anyone, so come with us and enjoy the most beautiful rides in Vermont!

Smugglers Notch Cycling offers guided single day, 3-day or 5-day Vermont bicycle tours on the roads of the Vermont countryside near Stowe, on the Lake Champlain Islands or climbing in the Green Mountains.  The single day tour is for those already lodging in the area. The multi-day tours  include lodging, 3 or 5 riding days and a sailing cruise on Lake Champlain. 

Tours are limited to six cyclists with each ride designed between 15 and 40 miles, off the main roads with extremely low traffic, and magnificent scenery. Post ride activities may include kayaking, visiting a winery or brewery, the Trapp Family Lodge, a Stowe Mountain Resort gondola ride, and a drive through Smugglers Notch. Multi-day lodging is in the iconic village of Stowe or on the beautiful Champlain Islands.   

NOTE: All details and information are on the INFO & PRICING page.
 

                2023 TOUR SCHEDULE

                      SIngle Day Tours 
                      Memorial Day – Columbus Day
 

                     Start Date   3-day, 5-day Tours                         

                     Sept 10    Champlain Islands 

                     Sept 17    Countryside or Green Mountains 3-day tour only            

                     Sept 26   Champlain Islands                           3-day tour only                 

                     Oct   1      Countryside or Green Mountains    

                     Oct   8      Champlain Islands                           3-day tour only

Vermont Bicycle Tour Areas

Vermont Countryside

The countryside surrounding Stowe and Smugglers Notch is some of the most beautiful for riding in all of Vermont, with green rolling hills, covered bridges, farms with old red barns, grazing cows, twisting rivers, storybook towns and unrivaled mountain views.

NOTE: Tour ride descriptions and information are on WEEKLY ITINERARY & RIDE RATINGS page.

Lake Champlain Islands

The Lake Champlain Islands are comprised of South Hero, North Hero, Isle La Motte and Grand Isle, and has been aptly named The Beauty Spot of Vermont. Ride next to the water with views of Vermont’s beautiful Green Mountains or New York’s amazing Adirondacks.

NOTE: Tour ride descriptions and information are on WEEKLY ITINERARY & RIDE RATINGS page.

Green Mountain Climbs

 The Green Mountains of Vermont offer some incredible ascents including Middlebury Gap, Appalachian Gap, (with a spectacular summit view of Lake Champlain), and also, both sides of the challenging and breathtaking Smugglers Notch.

NOTE: Tour ride descriptions and information are on WEEKLY ITINERARY & RIDE RATINGS page.

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