7 fun things to do with the family this winter break

Winter break is here. And if you’re looking for some fun activities, we’ve got you covered!

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2022, 3:10 PM

Updated 823 days ago

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7 fun things to do with the family this winter break
Winter break is here. And if you’re looking for some fun activities, we’ve got you covered!
Here are some tips to have some family fun this winter break:

1. Go ice skating

Bundle up and head to your local ice skating rink for some casual skating. Check in with your local center to find family skate times. Click the links below to find your local rink.

2. Wintry hike

Bundle up and pack a snack for a casual hike through some local trails. Make it extra fun by creating a list of scavenger hunt goals to turn a brisk hike into a little friendly competition. "Find your park" at one of the national park sites in our region - HERE IS A GUIDE of national park sites in the tri-state area.

3. Visit a museum

Explore a local museum! If you’re looking for a new place to visit - check out the links below for Road Trip: Close to Home - there are plenty of places to choose from.

4. Theater show

Catch a theater show! CLICK HERE to see what is showing on Broadway. Don't want to travel into New York City? Look no further. Below are links for local theaters. Please check with the theater before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.

5. Craft day

Bundle up, grab the chalk, go outside, and color your driveway! Or stay inside and grab the paint brushes and make some fun snowmen! Here are some more winter craft ideas from Momee Friends of Long Island. And if you just can’t take these cold days anymore - start thinking of warmer days with THESE fun crafts that celebrate everything spring! 

6. Game night

Unplug and have a game night with your family and friends. Here’s a list of some of the best old school board games.

7. Roast marshmallows

On a mild wintry night, end your day by getting cozy around the firepit and roast marshmallows!


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