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Winter Activities for Connecticut Kids

Eight Kid-Approved CT Adventures

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Consider this checklist of Connecticut kids’ activities to be a ‘parents’ survival guide’ when looking to alleviate cabin fever during those chilly winter days! Not only will you find great amusement parks and museums, but there are also many kid-friendly adventures unique to CT as well.

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Eight Favorite Winter Kid Activities

coco key indoor water park CoCo Key Water Resort
Waterbury, CT

At 55,000-sq. ft., CoCo Key is Connecticut’s largest indoor water resort. Kid favorites include; Parrot’s Perch, an interactive adventure for younger children; Coconut Grove Adventure River, a fast paced tube ride through the water island; three thrilling body and raft waterslides; Palm Grotto Indoor/Outdoor Spa; a Dip-In Theater, CoCo Key’s own spin on cinematic viewing right from your tube; Coral Reef Cavern, an exciting activity pool featuring water basketball and more.
nomad's adventure quest Nomad’s Adventure Quest
South Windsor, CT

This 60,000 foot Mayan-themed adventure center offers laser tag, black light mini golf, mini-bowling and a rock climbing wall. Kids can drive bumper cars, ride a mechanical bull, hit the video game arcade or play a game of basketball, and Nomad’s offers a soft play area for the younger tots as well and adventurous activities for the older kids.
stepping stones museum connecticut Stepping Stones Museum
Norwalk, CT
Nominated one of the top 50 children’s museums by Child Magazine, Stepping Stones offers over 100 activities for the 10 and under crowd. With a hands-on approach to learning, the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk features four main galleries, as well as a toddlers-only gallery. Adventures include Healthyville, Waterscape, ColorCoaster and Rainforest Adventure.
imagine nation museum Imagine Nation Museum
Bristol, CT
At the Imagine Nation Museum, children can be sports broadcasters at the ‘ESPN Sports Center’, make creative shapes and intricate designs on the Stretch-It Rubber Band Wall, and build magnetic inventions at the Magent-Go-Round.
silo cooking school at hunt hill farm trust Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm
New Milford, CT

For the culinary-minded, the kids cooking classes at The Silo Cooking School offers educational and rewarding winter activities. Long a draw for famous celebrity chefs such as Jaques Pepin, Martha Stewart and Rachel Ray, The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm offers a diverse range of kids activities and cooking classes from gingerbread houses and valentines day sweets to a Mother’s Day Tea Buffet. Hunt Hill Farm also offers summer camps, gallery shows and music programs.
monster mini golf Monster Mini Golf
Windsor Locks, CT

Not only does Monster Mini Golf offer a full 18-hole course round of mini golf, it also boasts 100% glow-in-the-dark arcade fun with classic games, video games, ticket games, DDR and air hockey, and its own in-house radio station and DJ booth. Monster Mini Golf is sure to cure even the most severe cases of cabin fever.
woodbury ski area Woodbury Ski Area
Woodbury, CT

With cross country trails, a terrain park, sledding, snowboarding, downhill skiing and snow tubing, Woodbury Ski Area guarantees outdoor winter fun for all ages and abilities. With 20 unique snow tube courses, Woodbury is one of New England’s largest snow tube facilities. The Learn to Ski program offers after school ski lessons from January to March each year, and this ski resort is well loved by locals and visitors alike.
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Downtown Cabaret Theatre
Bridgeport, CT

Featuring Connecticut’s only resident, award-winning theater company, Bridgeport’s Downtown Cabaret Theatre offers an impressive roster of kid-oriented musicals and performances to delight even the youngest tot. Stage production includes Beauty and the Beast, Freckleface Strawberry, and Wizard of Odds.


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