Family Fun Activities for February Vacation


It’s that time of the year again: February vacation week. Maybe you haven’t planned your week with the kids at home yet, and are beginning to dread the thought of the next week holed-up at home with kids suffering from “Cabin Fever”. The secret is to get them out of the house and sharing some family fun activities with you. Trust me, everyone will be happier. We all need something to do besides shoveling snow or watching the ice dams on the roof build up.Minimize boredom and stress with these family-fun activities for kids in the Attleboro area.

Beat cabin fever by taking a winter trek to Roger Williams Zoo, and enjoy half-priced admission in January and February. Bundle up and see the snow leopards, moon bears and other cold-hardy animals in a wintry setting. Enjoy seeing Bubba and Action, our two harbor seals, in their improved exhibit. Or, soak in the heat at the Zoo’s Tropical America, Elephant & Giraffe, and Australasia buildings.

Alex and Ani City Center lets families take to the ice in the heart of the city. The Center boasts 14,000 square feet of ice, more than double the size of Rockefeller Center's rink in New York. Skating lessons are also available.

For Family Fun in North Attleboro, visit North Bowl Lanes, the area’s largest family fun center. North Bowl features 40 bowling lanes with “Mom Approved” cosmic bowling available daily during February vacation. North Bowl also offers the largest arcade and prize center this side of Providence with great food and beverage options including real brick oven pizza and a full bar

The Providence Bruins are the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate for the Boston Bruins. A team filled with the hockey stars of tomorrow, the P-Bruins' home ice is at Providence's Dunkin' Donuts Center, affectionately known as "The Dunk" to locals. To get your tickets

Providence Children’s Museum, Rhode Island’s only hands-on museum especially for children and their families, inspires learning through active play and exploration. It’s fun for the entire family.The Museum presents interactive exhibits and hands-on programs that explore the arts, culture, history and science and embrace a wide range of learning styles and forms of expression.

Located in Attleboro, Massachusetts, the Capron Park Zoo features approximately 100 animals in its menagerie. Some of the animals at the zoo include the kangaroo sloth bear, lemur and lion. Educational programs are also featured at the facility.

Let’s wear them out a little, with a day of rock climbing at Rock Spot in Lincoln Rhode Island. Rock Spot features 10,000 sq. ft. of climbing space with 50 rope walls and 70-80 boulder problems (reset every 6 weeks)

We live in a great area where there are lot’s of unique things to within just a few miles driving distance. Get started today to plan an active and fun filled February vacation that will leave everyone happy including Mom and Dad