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Winter Activities in Boston

New England Aquarium, Pictures with Santa

There are many activities to do in Boston in Winter. This is one city that does not close its doors when the weather gets cold. And it is all not outdoor fun either. Many of the places you know and love from the summer activities have great special winter activities going on. If you are a visitor to Boston, take a look at these winter activities and if you have time in your busy schedule, try to fit one of these in. They will help to make your already great Boston visit even more memorable.

Winter Wonderland at Lookout Farm
Belkin Lookout Farm
89 Pleasant St. South
South Natick, MA 01760
(508) 653-0653
Look Out Farm is a great place to bring the children any time of the year and in winter, they have a fabulous light display that they keep up until January 7, so if you want to have one final chance to say good by to the holiday in grand style, bundle up the children and come for a visit, It will not be so crowded after Christmas, so the week of Christmas vacation is the perfect time to come. This is their first year and they are planing to make it an annual event.
Schedule of Activity

Saturday and Sunday
Sl-“hay” Rides from noon – 4pm
Face Painting from noon-2pm
Craft Hour from 2-3pm
Live Story Telling from 3-4pm
Winter lights to open at 4:30pm
Victorian Carolers perform 5-7pm
Pictures with Santa from 4 – 8pm
**Ice Skating and Snow showing from Noon to 4pm when weather permits and you must bring your own equipment.

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Monday – Friday
Sl-“hay” Rides from 2pm – 4pm
Pictures with Santa from 4pm – 8pm
Winter lights to open at 4:30pm
** Ice Skating and Snow showing from Noon to 4pm when weather permits.

Wine Festival
Boston Harbor Hotel, Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-330-9355 888-660-WINE
January 6, 2007 – April 6, 2007
What a great way to say goodby to winter and get ready for spring. This event gets bigger every year and is a great opportunity for a wine lover to experience the new offerings for local, national and international wineries.
The Grand Opening Reception is January 12 at 7 p.m. in the Atlantic Room of the Boston Harbor Hotel. Cost is $100 per person. Features fine wine and outstanding food. Call for brochure and listing of events.

Why not turn this into a mini family vacation experience and let the whole family have fun. They have a great winter package deal and in between the wine tasting, you can enjoy some of Boston at a discount price.

Winter Family Fun Package

The kids will be excited to start their stay with hot chocolate and warm cookies upon arrival. You’ll also receive four tickets to the New England Aquarium. Packages are available from November 15, 2006 through March 31, 2007 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with a two-night restriction on Thursdays, this wonderful package includes:
Luxurious overnight accommodations, Hot Chocolate and Warm Cookies for four people delivered to your guestroom
Four tickets to the New England Aquarium, Complimentary valet parking
Rates starting at:
City View Superior or Double: $350
Harbor View Superior or Double: $400
City View Deluxe: $400
Harbor View Deluxe: $450

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-514-1600
Toll-Free: 866-JFK-1960
Fax: 617-436-3395
This is a perfect time to visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. They have a special exhibit going on through Spring 2007 -A Journey Home – John F. Kennedy and Ireland. It is an exhibit the whole family will enjoy, a good look at the fun side of history.