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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. 

We are a local company providing tours in gorgeous areas in northern Vermont, so we know the little hidden gems and the beautiful backroads 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. Lodging for multi-day tours 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
 

                     3-Day, 5-Day Tours                   

                     Sept 10    Lake Champlain Islands 

                     Sept 17    Vermont Countryside or Green Mountains             

                     Sept 26   Lake Champlain Islands 

                     Oct   1      Vermont Countryside or Green Mountains

                     Oct   8      Lake Champlain Islands 

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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