The winter is a time of hibernation and laziness. Right? I can’t deny it!

Most people like to stay indoors, wrapped in their favorite blanket, and sleep as much as possible. But wait! What about those who love adventures?

Winter is an excellent time for all those outdoor activities you usually avoid during the summer since it’s too hot.

Fun and exciting things you can do during the winter

1. Make a gingerbread house

This is a classic holiday activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. There are so many different variations to this activity, so you can make it as complex or simple as you want.

2. Go ice skating

Ice skating is a great way to get some exercise while having fun. It’s also a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends.

Ice skating is also a great spectator sport. If you’re not familiar with the game, watch a professional hockey game and see all the amazing moves they make.

3. Build a snowman

This is a classic winter activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Get some friends together and have a snowball fight or make a snowman.

4. Sledding

Sledding is another great way to get some exercise while having fun. It’s also a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends.

5. Make hot chocolate

There’s nothing like drinking a warm cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day. You can make it as simple or complex as you want.

6. Watch Christmas movies

I bet you’ve been watching Christmas movies for weeks…or maybe even months. Why not watch them during winter?

7. Make a snow angel

This is a classic winter activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Get some friends together and have a snowball fight or make a snowman. 

8. Go ice fishing

Ice fishing is a great way to bond with family and friends, especially your father or grandfather!!! You don’t need any previous experience to go ice fishing, just grab your gear, get in your car and drive to the nearest frozen body of water! 

9. Attend a New Year’s party

If you’re really brave, why not part in one of those crazy New Year’s Eve parties? Just make sure you have a designated driver!

10. Curl up with a good book

There’s nothing like reading a good book on a cold winter day. If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out my list of the best books to read in 2017.

11. Play board games

Board games are another great way to bond with family and friends during the winter. You can either play them at home or take them with you on your next family road trip.

12. Go on a winter hike

Winter hiking is another great way to bond with family and friends, especially your father or grandfather!!! You don’t need any previous experience to go ice fishing, just grab your gear, get in your car and drive to the nearest frozen body of water!

13. Attend a hockey game

If you’re not familiar with the game, watch a professional hockey game and see all the amazing moves they make. It’s an exciting activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. 

14. Bake cookies

There are so many different variations to this activity, so you can make it as complex or simple as you want…or even buy them at the store (LOL).

15. Start a new tradition

Why not start a new tradition this winter? It could be as simple as going on a family ski trip or making gingerbread houses every year. the possibilities are endless!

16. Drive around and look at Christmas lights

It’s always fun to drive around and look at Christmas lights. You can either do it with family and friends or by yourself. Just make sure you have plenty of hot chocolate!

17. Go to a winter carnival

Winter carnivals are a great way to spend time with family and friends. They’re also a great way to get out of the house on a cold winter night. Some carnivals even have rides and various games.

18. Play in the snow

There’s nothing more fun than building a snowman or having a snowball fight with your family and friends on a cold winter day!!! If you’re tired of playing in the snow, try building an igloo or going ice skating.

19. Take a long walk

It’s always nice to take a long walk on a cold winter day…just make sure you bundle up! You can also build some snowmen while you’re out for that walk! 

20. Go cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is one of my favorite things to do when I’m feeling adventurous! It’s a great way to get some exercise while enjoying the beauty of nature. You don’t need any previous experience to go cross country skiing, so grab your gear and head to the nearest ski resort!

21. Make a hot apple cider

There’s nothing quite like drinking hot apple cider on a cold winter day. It’s a delicious and comforting drink that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

22. Make soup

Soup is always a great option for those cold winter days. You can either make it yourself or buy it at the store. Just make sure you have some good bread to go with it!

23. Attend a Christmas concert

Christmas concerts are a great way to celebrate the holidays. They usually feature choirs, bands, and orchestras. You can either go to a private performance in someone’s house or find one at your local church!!!

24. Blanket fort

It doesn’t matter how old you are, who doesn’t love building an amazing blanket fort? It’s like having your own little world! You can either build it by yourself or with family and friends…just make sure you have plenty of snacks!!!

25. Drink hot chocolate

There’s nothing quite like drinking hot chocolate on a cold winter day! It will warm you up from the inside out! Another great option is tea because there are so many different flavors to choose from! 

There you have it, 25 fun things to do this winter with family and friends. I hope you get to experience at least some of them! Why not share this with your friends and family to see if they want to join in on the fun!