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There are plenty of winter activities that can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors. So whether you’re looking for a cozy night in or an exhilarating day trip, there’s something on this list for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a winter bucket list for couples, families, friends, adults or all of the above, I’m sure you’ll like at least one of these ideas. Embrace the cold and make some memories with these winter bucket list ideas.

Indoor Winter Activities

No matter what winter throws your way, you can always find something fun to do indoors. From watching movies to trying out a new recipe, there are plenty of ways to stay entertained when it’s cold outside. So next time you’re feeling stir-crazy, remember that there are lots of great indoor activities to keep you busy.

There are plenty of winter activities that can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors. Here’s a mix of both simple suggestions and more physically challenging winter bucket list ideas.

1. Have hot chocolate

Who doesn’t love a good cup of hot chocolate? Whether you make it yourself at home or you order it out. It’s chocolate in liquid form!

2. Try another type of festive beverage

Why not try a different type of festive beverage? Whether it’s your favorite coffee shop or a special restaurant, now can be the time to try that seasonal beverage.

I love anything with peppermint. I will readily sign up for that. So that could be something simple to enjoy and take advantage of this time of year.

3. Make some festive cookies

Get some cookie cutters and you make cookies that are shaped like snowflakes. You even can make sugar cookies or another type just for winter.

4. Cook homemade chili

Chili is the perfect comfort food. It makes your house smell amazing. It warms you up on a cold day, and it tastes so good. It’ll make the best of times feel even better.

5. Try making homemade soup

There are many benefits to making your own soup at home, not just the taste. You can control what ingredients go into it and avoid preservatives or additives that may be present in store-bought varieties.

6. Watch a movie marathon

Winter is the perfect time to watch a movie marathon, right? When the warm weather’s here, we don’t necessarily want toi be inside watching a movie. Winter is the perfect time to catch up and binge watching. Revisit some of your favorite films.

7. Volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in the community and make friends. It also gives you an opportunity do some good while getting out there meet new people.

8. See the ball drop on New Year’s Eve

It’s the most wonderful time of year. The ball will drop and we can all celebrate the new year together. whether at home or in-person, this is a fun way to bring in the new year.

Outdoor Winter Activities

Even though it may be cold outside, there are still plenty of fun activities to do in the winter. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and sledding, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors – get out there and have some fun!

9. Cabin in the woods

Why not try to stay at a cabin in the woods? That can be a really fun experience to be in like a nice cozy cabin and to get there. You hear the snow crunching beneath your feet that can be such a beautiful experience.

10. Go iceskating

Ice skating is a great way to get your blood pumping and you could even work up an appetite for some of those other items that I mentioned earlier. The sport combines speed with grace. I say do it.

11. Try skiing

It’s hard to find a sport that is as fun and satisfying. Skiers can experience nature in its purest form, with nothing but fresh air around them for miles on end!

12. Attempt cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is a cross between hiking and running, which makes it an excellent way to explore new terrain. You can go as far or fast on your journey depending how adventurous you want things get!

13. Test out sledding

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always loved the sensation of sliding down a hill on my stomach. The wind billowing through my hair and feeling that ice-cold water splash against me as we hit speeds over 40 mph make for one heckuva fun time!

14. Give snow boarding a try

There are so many reasons to try snowboarding. For one thing, it’s a great way for people who enjoy going fast or taking big jumps in their free time during winter break. You’ll also get some exercise on top of feeling like an adrenaline junkie too.

15. Take a winter hike

If you are looking for something to keep your mind active and fresh during these colder months, then a winter hike might be just the thing. The cold air will invigorate everyone while they’re out on their trails!

16. Try hiking with snow shoes if it snows

Hiking with snow shoes is a great way to experience winter and enjoy the wonders of nature. It can be tough, but it will make your trip that much more rewarding!

17. Build a snowman

The joy of making a snow man is unmatched. The process starts with gathering all your materials and ends in creating this perfect creature that you can call “your own.”

18. Make snow angels

Making a snowangel is just about the most fun you can have in the snow! It’s one of the best ways to enjoy winter.

19. Go on a sleigh ride

Experience the crisp, clear air as you ride through the snow covered fields. Fresh snowfall can add an extra touch of beauty to this exciting experience, making everything seem perfect for a moment.

20. Bake something

The perfect solution for a cold winter’s day is to make some delicious treats! It could be anything from cupcakes, brownies or cookies. It’s all up to you.

Conclusion for Winter Bucket List Ideas

With so many festive and wintery things to do, it’s hard to choose which ones to add to your bucket list! Hopefully this list has given you some ideas of fun indoor and outdoor activities to try out this winter. If you still find it hard to connect the dots with your bucket list dreams, get a copy of The Everyday Bucket List Book!

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