50 Exciting Winter Bucket List Ideas For Adventurous Families

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Winter is a magical time to explore new destinations, embrace the cold weather, and enjoy those special Winter-only activities you can only enjoy when the temperatures drop. This Winter bucket list will make sure you and your family make the best of the cold season, with 50 fun Winter activities for every adventurous family.

Why You Should Create A Winter Bucket List

If you’re anything like me, Winter might have you craving hibernation and indoor activities to hide from the cold weather. I am often guilty of letting Winter pass me by far too quickly and we don’t even live in a very cold place.

Our Winter is also mid-year, being in the Southern Hemisphere, so no festivities either.

Creating your own Winter bucket list for your family is the perfect way to make sure you don’t let those cold days fly by without turning them into new adventures and experiences.

Set a goal to tick off as many of these Winter bucket list ideas as you can, so you can look back and know that you made the best of your time.

Childhood flies by so quickly and months soon turn into years... this is your reminder to go out there and live your best and most adventurous life!

50 Winter Bucket List Ideas For Families

We have put together this list of Winter bucket list ideas to get you inspired, however, if you don’t live near the snow (like us in sunny Queensland, Australia), some of these activities might not be relevant for this upcoming Winter.

That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give the rest of them a good go! Or create your own list instead with the things that will make your Winter season magical.

Here are 50 things to do in Winter with your family:

  1. Go skiing or snowboarding
  2. Try ice skating
  3. Build a snowman
  4. Have a snowball fight
  5. Go sledding
  6. Visit a Christmas market
  7. Take a winter hike
  8. Try dog sledding
  9. Cook a new recipe
  10. Go snowshoeing
  11. Attend a winter festival
  12. Roast marshmallows over a bonfire
  13. Take a scenic train ride
  14. Make s’mores
  15. Visit an ice bar
  16. Go tubing
  17. Go snowboarding
  18. Go on a horse-drawn sleigh ride
  19. Make homemade hot chocolate
  20. Do an outdoor nature scavenger hunt
  21. Stargazing in your backyard
  22. Watch a winter-themed movie
  23. Have a winter photoshoot
  24. Attend a hockey game
  25. Have an indoor game night
  26. Go to the cinema
  27. Create snow angels
  28. Go bowling
  29. Try an escape room challenge
  30. Learn a new skill
  31. Bake cookies
  32. Attend the ballet or theatre
  33. Go winter camping
  34. Visit a farm
  35. Build a cozy fort
  36. Try to spot the Southern or Northern Lights
  37. Make a gingerbread house
  38. Host a winter movie marathon
  39. Take a winter road trip
  40. Try cross-country skiing
  41. Give a space a cosy makeover
  42. Build a campfire
  43. Make a scrapbook
  44. Go to a holiday light display
  45. Try building a snow maze
  46. Participate in a Santa run
  47. Have a cozy PJ day
  48. Visit a farmers’ market
  49. Volunteer at a local charity
  50. Host a winter BBQ

We hope these Winter bucket list activities help you plan plenty of Winter fun for the whole family! Make sure you also check out our Summer bucket list for when the weather heats up again!

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