Wicked Winter Guide

February break is just around the corner, and we are all running out of things to do with our kids this Winter Season. This list of fun family outings will help you and get out of the house and have some much needed adventures.

  • Disney On Ice At The TD Garden

    100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114

    Disney on Ice is coming to Boston Wednesday, Feb 23rd- Sunday, Feb 27th. How exciting?! They have multiple showtimes each day.

     

    CLICK HERE to get your tickets

  • The Museum Of Science

    1 Science Park, Boston, MA, 02114

     

    There are many exhibits to choose from here. One of the most legendary is the “Thunder and Lightning Show.” A lot of elementary schools in the area will take the kids on a field trip here during their electricity unit. If you haven’t taken your child here, you definitely should. Warning: This show can be loud and can be scary for some small children.

    CLICK HERE for tickets

  • Charles Hayden Planetarium at The Museum Of Science

    The Planetarium offers a wide variety of shows and is a great way to relax during your visit to the Museum of Science. They even have laser shows to some of your favorite music!

    Would you believe us if we told you, this could be your view 7 days a week at the Museum of Science? https://www.mos.org/planetarium

    Posted by Museum of Science, Boston on Friday, November 17, 2017

     

    CLICK HERE for showtimes

  • The New England Aquarium

    1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA, 02110

    While you are at the aquarium, why not sit back, relax, and enjoy one of their many films about the ocean.

    CLICK HERE for Imax tickets & showtimes

  • Penguins At The New England Aquarium

    This Penguin exhibit is so awesome because it is an open air, 150,00o gallon, salt water habitat. The design of this exhibit allows you to really observe the penguins interacting with each other, and the scientists.

     

    CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

  • The Discovery Museum

    177 Main St, Acton, MA 01720

    The Discovery Museum is a great place to take your toddlers / elementary age kids. Their slogan is “Science, Nature, Play,” and that pretty much says it all! Each section has a different theme, and materials for your child to explore. From science experiments, to pretend play, there is bound to be something your child is interested in.

     

    CLICK HERE to visit their website

  • Legoland Discovery Center

    598 Assembly Row, Somerville, MA 02145

    This is such a fun family outing. With plenty of exhibits inside, your children will play the day away. If your child likes to build and make things with their hands, this is a great place to go. It may even be fun for you!

     

    CLICK HERE to visit website

  • BeanStalk Adventure Ropes Course At Jordan's Furniture

    50 Walkers Brook Dr, Reading, MA 01867

    Are your kids climbing the walls and all over your furniture? Take them to Jordan’s Furniture to get out all of that energy.  Walking in looks like the entrance to Candy Land, with Jelly Bean walls and sculptures. This ropes course is so exciting and fun for the kids. You may even be able to get some furniture shopping done!

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    Posted by BeanStalk Adventure Ropes Course on Saturday, January 30, 2021

     

    CLICK HERE to go to website

  • Altitude Trampoline Park

    With 6 locations just in MA, you are never too far from an Altitude Trampoline park. This is a fun place for your kids to jump and play. They have a kids pit, and designated times for toddlers. There is also a rock wall, game courts, and many trampolines for you to choose from.

     

    CLICK HERE to find a location near you

  • Tower Hill Botanic Gardens

    11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505

    Are you missing the leaves on trees and flowers blooming this winter? Go visit the indoor section of the Tower Hill Botanic Gardens for a winter flower fix. If you are okay with braving the cold, there are 17 gardens and 171 acres of land to explore here. Be sure to bundle up!

     

    CLICK HERE for their website

  • Prismatic Orchid Exhibit at Tower Hill

    Go see the Prismatic Orchid Exhibit from February 13th- March 20th,

     

    CLICK HERE for more information

  • Ice Skating At The Frog Pond

    38 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

    Located right in the heart of Boston, this is the perfect place to ice skate with the family. There are also lots of great restaurants in the area to grab a quick bite or a warm hot chocolate.

     

    CLICK HERE for more information

  • Boston Children's Museum

    308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

    With over 23 exhibits, your child with have plenty to choose from. From the Construction Zone, where your child can learn all about construction and even ride a real Bobcat, to the Explore-a-Saurus exhibit, where children learn about dinosaurs and fossils. There are endless options!

     

    CLICK HERE for tickets and information

  • Fire Pit Picnic At Appleton Farms

    219 County Road, Hamilton & Ipswich, MA 01938

    Reserve a fire pit at Appleton farms this winter for your family! A ticket gets you 2 hours, firewood, and a s’mores kit for up to six people. They also have a food menu with items for an additional purchase. Space is limited and they recommend that you make a reservation in advance

    Enjoy a Fire Pit Picnic at Appleton Farms during February school vacation week. We'll have fire pits available at 12:00...

    Posted by Appleton Farms on Thursday, February 10, 2022

     

    CLICK HERE to register

  • Winter Fun At Cranes Beach

    310 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA 01938

    Join the trustees at Cranes Beach in Ipswich for some fun winter activities.

    Explore a 100 year old shipwreck!

    Posted by The Trustees - Crane Estate on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

    If you look at their event calendar, they have tons of interesting winter exploring options for kids like:

    -The Snowy Owl Prowl: Hike the dunes and look for Snowy Owls

    -Tracking on the Trails- Track wildlife on the hiking trails

    -Castle Hill Hike.. and so much more!

    CLICK HERE for events

  • Lucky Strike

    145 Ipswich St, Boston, MA 02215

    325 Revolution Drive 1128, Somerville, MA 02145

    From bowling to endless arcade games, this place has it all! Play a few rounds of bowling, arcade games, and have some lunch or dinner. In addition to being such a fun spot, they have a delicious menu and great cocktails for the parents!

     

    CLICK HERE for more information

  • Plaster Fun Time

    With 9 different locations in Boston, you should be able to find one close to you. The kids are able to pick out their own piece made out of plaster and paint it however they want. They give the children the freedom to pick what they want to paint and paint in there own way. You get to take home your creations with you. What a creative way to spend the day!

     

    CLICK HERE for website and locations

  • The Paw Patrol Experience

    75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803

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    Posted by Boston Moms on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

    If your kid is as a fan of the show “Paw Patrol,” then it is your lucky day. Located at CAMP at the Burlington Mall this event is an immersive play adventure, and even has a toy store!

    CLICK HERE for tickets

  • Build Your Own Colorful Igloo

    Snowed in at home? Build your own colorful igloo with these step by step instructions. Make sure the weather will be below freezing temperature overnight and while building. You will need a few things to make this happen. Watch below for step by step instructions. Brrrr!