3 Winter Activities to Keep You Entertained After Christmas

3 Winter Activities to Keep You Entertained After Christmas

Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year–just ask Andy Williams. It’s a time for family and friends, Christmas specials, making snowmen, and being together for the holidays. But once the holiday season is over and our Christmas decorations are packed back up and thrown into the attic until next year, there are still at least two more months left of winter to endure. What are you supposed to do until spring arrives? Even though it’s cold and dark, there are still a few winter activities to keep you busy after Santa Clause has flown back to the North Pole.

Take Advantage of the Weather

If you’re lucky enough–or unlucky for some–to be blessed with festive, fluffy white snow during the winter, you might as well take advantage of it! There are several winter activities that can only be enjoyed during this time of year, and we’re not just talking about making snowmen or putting up the Christmas tree. Find an indoor or outdoor ice skating rink and test your balance out; you can make it a date or go with some friends to make a night out of it. There’s also skiing, which may or may not be accessible to you depending on your location, but is insanely fun if you are able. Zipping down a snowy slope or shredding with a snowboard takes a lot of skill, and you’ve got to be able to handle the cold, but everyone should try this hobby at least once.

Go Hunting

What better time to go hunting than the coldest time of the year? If you’re a seasoned hunter there’s a high chance you’ll want to take every opportunity you can to get outdoors, regardless of the weather. If anything, the weather actually plays to your benefit, in a sense, as tracking could prove easier with snow settled on the ground. The conditions will vary depending on the state you’re hunting in, such as the type of game you’re allowed to hunt or the firearms you’re allowed to use, as well as actual hunting seasons. By using a company like Outdoor Solutions you can find amazing locations to hunt as well as take advantage of shooting schools to hone your skills with a rifle.

Have a Superbowl Party

Superbowl Sunday only comes once a year, and it turns what is normally just watching the game from the comfort of your couch into an event for friends and family to enjoy. Make sure the largest TV in your house is prepped and ready for hours of seamless viewing, snacks and beverages are aplenty, and there is plenty of space for everyone to relax comfortably. Expect your guests to contribute their fair share of cheering and booing as their teams fight for the win. Plus, you’ve got the yearly half-time show to look forward to! This is a great way to end the winter season: warm, watching your favorite sport and surrounded by friends and family.

Bundle Up!

Grab your coat, throw on a hat, and squeeze into your snow boots, because winter’s not going away anytime soon. But don’t let that drag you down! There are still plenty of things to keep you and your family entertained until the flowers bloom next spring. Whether you decide to go snowboarding, hunting, or just want to wait out the cold until football season comes to a glorious conclusion, you’ve got a bunch of exciting options.

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My name is Carson Derrow I'm an entrepreneur, professional blogger, and marketer from Arkansas. I've been writing for startups and small businesses since 2012. I share the latest business news, tools, resources, and marketing tips to help startups and small businesses to grow their business.