Get into the warm spirit of Boston this winter season. The city is packed with exciting things to do – from ice skating at America’s oldest public rink to catching a Boston Celtics game. Shake your winter blues by sampling Sam Adams ales at the Boston Beer Company, sledding at Boston Common, seeing the Boston College hockey team, skiing the powder at Blue Hills and sipping Twisted Toddies in the Lobby Bar at The Liberty Hotel.
Top 10 Things to Do in Boston in the Winter
Yes it’s chilly, but that’s no reason to hide in the house this winter season! Boston is packed with fun activities and cool things to do this winter that warm your spirits. From ice skating and skiing to beer sampling and NCAA hockey games, Boston is a winter wonderland that keeps you exhilarated and entertained. For the ultimate wintertime experience, book the ‘Winter Wonderland Package’ at The Liberty Hotel, which includes VIP passes to Boston Common’s Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink, breakfast at CLINK. and two hot chocolates or Twisted Toddies in The Lobby Bar.
Grab your coat and hit the streets, slopes, hills, and destinations of Boston for a wintery blast of adventure. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
1. Enjoy ice skating at Boston Common’s Frog Pond – America’s oldest public ice rink.
2. Enjoy sledding at Flagstaff Hill on Boston Common, The Bowl in Boston by Jamaica Pond, and Weld Hill at Arnold Arboretum.
3. Savor panoramic views of the glistening streets of Boston after a snowstorm at the Top of the Hub Restaurant & Lounge.
4. Catch the action of a Boston Celtics basketball game at TD Garden (within walking distance of The Liberty!).
5. See the Boston University, Boston College, Harvard and Northwestern hockey teams – some of the best on the nation – heat up the ice.
6. Tour the Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams, and the Harpoon Brewing Co. and taste their award-winning beers and winter brews.
7. Ski or snowboard the fresh white powder at Blue Hills Ski Area, just 20 miles from downtown Boston.
8. Beat the winter blues with live music at the House of Blues Boston, or hear the warm and smooth sounds of jazz at the famous Beehive.
9. Join the colorful Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown featuring lion dances, drums, and firecrackers on January 31.
10. Feed your soul at the winter edition of Boston Restaurant Week, featuring the city’s top eateries and cuisines in March.