Looking for Weekend Plans? Check Out These Winter Activities

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The holiday décor has been taken down and the kids are back in school. The allure of the Winter season has dissipated and all that’s left is a weekend void of fun plans…until now!

Don’t let the winter blues get you down this season by checking out some of the local favorite winter activities below:

Skiing/Snowboarding/Tubing

Whether you’re an avid skier/snowboarder or just starting out on the bunny slopes there’s a mountain for everyone:

Sports

New England is known for its sports teams but just because a season is over, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them year-round!

  • The Hall at Patriot Place
  • Fenway Park Tours
    • Missing the Red Sox during the winter? Get your baseball fix with a tour of Fenway park! Offered year-round, the hour-long tour is any baseball fan’s dream: www.mlb.com/redsox/ballpark/tours
  • Watch a Bruins practice at Warrior Ice Arena at Boston Landing
    • Although a game is exhilarating, there is something special about getting to watch the B’s perfect their game and joke around behind the scenes (plus- it’s FREE). Yes, Bruins practices are open to the public and free of cost- their schedule is posted online. www.warrioricearenatest.maxgalaxy.net/Schedule.aspx
  • Worcester Railers
    • With tickets starting at just $15, a Worcester Railers ice hockey game is a must-do. Founded in 2016, this ECHL level team brings professional hockey and family fun to the area!: www.railershc.com

Museums & Aquariums

Museums and aquariums are great places to spend your day! With all different types throughout New England, everybody can check out their favorite exhibit:

Theater

There’s nothing like a show at the local theater. Whether you’re into music, dance, plays, or comedy, the theaters in the area offer it all:

Other Activities

Looking for something a little different? Check out these other great activities all over the region:

  • Snowshoeing at Gore Place
  • Sledding/Skating on Boston Common
  • Ice Castles in Woodstock, New Hampshire
    • The Ice Castles are great for the whole family! Created by professional ice artists, people can explore the beautiful tunnels, slides, frozen thrones, and so much more: www.icecastles.com/new-hampshire
  • Axe Throwing
    • If you’re looking for a bit more of a thrill, why not try out Axe throwing? With facilities all around the area, it can be a great way to get the adrenaline pumping. Just make sure to check age requirements before attending:
  • Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour
    • The Cape Cod potato chip is an iconic New England snack, and if you find yourself on Cape Cod during the Winter, this is a must-see! With over 250,000 annual visitors, it’s no wonder the salty snack is so popular: www.capecodchips.com/about/factory-tour
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