Smugglers' Notch Resort in northern Vermont has expanded its offerings of winter vacation packages in a strategy designed to give families more ways to fit vacations into budgets.

Each of Smugglers' three winter vacation packages include mountainside condominium lodging; daily lift tickets; snow tubing; ice skating; use of the indoor pool and hot tub; Nordic and snowshoe terrain; indoor FunZone with climbing inflatables, and teen centers; and family and adult entertainment.

Smugglers' Base Package is designed for guests seeking a ski-and-stay choice. It starts at $79 per youth and $109 per adult per night.

The Classic Package features the resort's on-slope instructional programs for children, with all-day ski or snowboard camp for ages 3-5 and group lessons for ages 6-17. The Classic package starts at $99 per youth and $109 per adult per night.

The Summit Package features Snow Sport University instructional programs for the entire family, with all-day ski or snowboard camp for ages 3-5 and 1.5-hour group lessons for ages 6 - adult. This package starts at $99 per youth and $129 per adult per night.

The Classic and Summit Packages also offer discounts on all-day instruction programs for ages 6-15 and rental equipment for ages 3-15, plus a discount on Smugglers' 2.5-hour instruction lesson format with a maximum of five students.

Smuggs also offers these discounts:

Child care discount: Guests on the Club Smugglers' Classic Package will receive 50 percent off child care at Treasures, Smugglers' slopeside children's center, Dec. 10-24 and Jan. 3-30. Guests on the Summit Package will receive the discount all season. (Regular rate $85 per day per child.)

Learn-to-Ski Week: A Learn-to-Ski Week with free rental equipment returns this Winter for guests staying three nights or longer on the Club Smugglers' Base Package.  Entry and beginner level skiers or riders are invited to learn to ski or ride for $109 per night for adults and $79 per night for children 3-17 years old.  The package includes condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, group lessons and free rental equipment, après ski activities, and use of the pool and hot tubs Jan. 7-13.

Stay six nights and get the seventh night free: This special is available New Year's Week, Dec. 26 - Jan. 2 and Presidents' Week, Feb. 18 - 24. These holiday weeks also feature a torchlight parade, bonfire and fireworks.

More information. Or call 800-451-8752.