10 Indoor Winter Fun Ideas in the Albany Area
As much fun as it is to get out and play in the snow, sometimes we're all in the mood for a little warmth and indoor fun. Here are some great ideas for activities that don't require you to be out in the cold.
1) Go to an Art Exhibit or Paint & Sip
Take the time this winter to catch up on local culture. Or, create your own art by heading to a paint and sip!
2) Stay Entertained With Escape Rooms & Indoor Play
Kids and adults can appreciate indoor play in the Albany area with escape rooms, roller skating rinks, arcade games, and more.
3) Do a Pub Crawl
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Warm up with some craft brews. Don't forget a designated driver, or take Uber or Lyft!
4) Root for the Home Team
5) Go to a Show or Enjoy Live Music
Albany offers a wealth of live music and entertainment, from popular mainstream groups to traveling Broadway shows. Don't miss out on seeing established stars and up-and-coming performers throughout the Capital Region.
6) Learn Something
School kids everywhere pray for snow days during the winter months, but learning doesn't have to be boring or in a classroom. There are many museums around the Capital Region that offer chances for interactive learning for kids or adults.
7) Go Bowling
By day or night, with family, friends, or a combination, bowling is always a great option. When is the last time you indulged in this classic pastime? Lucky Strike in Crossgates offers not only bowling, but a variety of other games and entertainment as well.
8) See a Movie
9) Pamper Yourself
Have a spa day this winter and refresh and rejuvenate. Soothe that parched winter skin and trim dead ends off your mane. Maybe go out for a nice dinner afterwards!
10) Get Fit
Now is the perfect time to tackle that New Year's Resolution. Beyond the copious amounts of gyms and fitness centers around the Capital Region there are also a number of dance studios, athletic clubs, and more. Find a fitness activity you enjoy so you're most likely to stick with it.