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Winter Activities

7 Unique Ways to Get Organized This Winter

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.23.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Most likely it's cold outside where you are, therefore you find yourself spending more time indoors. I imagine after awhile you might want something t...

Top 10 Things To Do In Illinois This Winter

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.23.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Let's be honest- winter isn't always the most exciting season in Illinois. It's cold, sometimes snowy and plenty of people just want to stay indoors a...

8 Ways To Curb The Winter Blues

Holly Rust | Posted 11.16.2015 | Chicago
Holly Rust

For some, the winter season represents celebrations, family, food and fun. For those who suffer from Seasonal Assertive Disorder, this time of year epitomizes boredom, cabin fever, anxiety and depression.

Greenland's Massive Ice Cap in the Depths of Winter: Going Barmy Instead of Balmy on the Looney Front -- Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Talk about wrong way Mike! Everybody else is escaping the extra harsh cold in the north-eastern United State by flying south to the Caribbean, so how come I'm flying north to deepest Greenland in the depths of winter?

10 Fun Whistler Winter Activities Other Than Skiing

Viator | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel

This resort town 90 minutes north of Vancouver has so much more to offer, even if your idea of a good time doesn't involve a single minute in ski boots.

Moonlight Madness at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Rebecca Stoufis

Yep, it was winter, and cold and a wonderful reason to attend the annual Nerstrand Big Woods State Park Candlelight Event.

Beat the Winter Blues With These 8 Family-Friendly Activities

Laura Usky | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

We all have cabin fever and are dreaming of the beach. But here's a list of some ways to shake the cold. Before you know it, you'll find yourself complaining about the heat.

The 12 Most Epic Sledding Hills On Earth

Cheapflights | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

Take advantage of all the wonderful things winter has to offer from cozy nights by the fire with some hot chocolate to heart-racing descents down powder-filled hills.

6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blahs

Houzz | Posted 04.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Snuggle in. Winter is such a good time for getting cozy and cuddly. Life is made up of small rituals and simple pleasures. This winter I made of point of buying a few throw blankets and placed a large basket under our side table in the living room.

Make the Most of the Snow: 5 Excellent Tubing Adventures in the U.S.

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Tubing has become a winter phenomenon in its own right, with resorts dedicating ample mountainside real estate to the pastime. From 1,000-foot-long runs to a custom-built snow tube jump, air time is practically guaranteed at these five thrilling snow tubing spots.

Top 10 Ice and Snow Festivals Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

Throughout the northern hemisphere, teams of ice and snow sculpture artists from around the world come together to compete in sculpting events with the resulting artworks put on display for the rest of us to enjoy.

10 Ways to Survive Winter

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

As I write this, there's an ice storm out, and we aren't going anywhere, thanks to my home's location at the top of a big hill. It's cold. It's dark. ...

20 Ways To Pass the Time When School Is Cancelled

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Christy Heitger-Ewing

This winter has been brutal. I'm not talking about the freezing-your-buns-off, slipping-and-sliding-on-the-sidewalks, snow-up-to-your-armpits kind of brutal. I'm referring to enduring repeated school cancellations due to cold air and slippery streets.

Top 10 Stand-out Ice Skating Spots Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

It might be a little chilly outside, but that doesn't mean it's time to keep your travel fun indoors. There's no better way to fit in some winter fun than with a frozen pond and some worn-in ice skates.

WATCH: Six Things You Can Do When It's REALLY Cold Outside

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Winter is in full effect and almost anywhere you might be is bound to be cold. Don't let that get you low, though, because we've got this handy-dandy ...

14 Fun (and Free!) Winter Activities Kids Will Love

LearnVest | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents

I hate winter, and not just because it's cold. I hate it because there are limited things to do with my daughter -- and they tend to be expensive. Luckily, in my search for cheaper options, I've unearthed a ton of ideas that cost nothing at all!

7 Ways To Burn Calories On A Winter Weekend

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

When the temperature dips below freezing and the snow starts to fall, it's tempting to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday (or both!) curled up under the ...

Family Activities For the Holidays, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 12.07.2015 | Home

Kelly Ripa told me that her family determines their holiday activities based on majority rule when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Kelly's famil...

Missing Snow Days

Amy Hansen | Posted 05.21.2012 | College
Amy Hansen

While having the sun grace us with her presence earlier than usual is a welcome addition, it does rob college students of one of the hidden treasures of the higher-education experience: snow days.

5 Ways To Spend The Day After Christmas!

Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

After spending the weekend cooped up in a house, it's only natural to feel a little itchy for some real-life, non family-related activity that does no...

Welcome To Winter! The Best Green Activities For The Season

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

As the winter solstice kicks off a new season on December 22, it's time to pull out those attractive puffy winter jackets and look forward to a snow d...

Surviving a Brutal Winter

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

As our children become couch potatoes, we often focus on how this contributes to childhood obesity, but we overlook how it also contributes to a constrained mental outlook and a character of artifice.

Gorgeous Photos Of China's Famed Ice And Snow Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An enormous pavilion in China's Heilongjiang province was instantly transformed to a sparkling fairyland with the launch of the Harbin Ice and Snow Fe...

PHOTOS: The Best Winter Traditions -- What's Your Favorite?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's cold outside. Your bathing suit is back in storage. The last time you saw the sun was in a postcard. Welcome to winter! Time to get over your...

Extreme Winter Activities (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With autumn ending soon and the prospect of snow cover, winter enthusiasts are gearing up for the cold season's outdoor excursions. Check out these cr...