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Things to do in winter in Rhode Island

Winter Solstice

It is officially winter, so we turn our thoughts to things to do in winter in Rhode Island. Many places around the world traditionally hold festivals that honor the winter solstice. But because of the ongoing pandemic now stretching into a second winter solstice, we will focus on some of the best activities to consider.

Skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding and ice skating 

There are many things to do in winter in Rhode Island. For example, skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding, are just a few of them. We will cover more later in this article.

Yawgoo Valley is the only skiing resort in Rhode Island. There you will find many fun opportunities to enjoy regardless of the temperature. In fact, it is “Rhode Island’s only year-round destination for Family Fun!”  

Things to do in winter like Snowshoeing versus Snowboarding in Rhode Island

Wondering what the point is of snowshoeing? Most importantly, it is a wonderful way of exercising. If you are a novice, check out snowshoeing first steps. 

Next, Snowboarding is a recreational and competitive activity that involves descending a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard that is always attached to a rider’s feet. It features in the Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympic Games. 

Ice skating!

Things to do in winter in Rhode Island

We have some of the greatest places to go ice skating. Number 1 is the Providence Rink in Providence, Rhode Island. It is managed by the Providence Parks and Recreation Department and operates all year-round. “Open for public skates, skating lesson, and learn to skate programs, this open-air facility is truly a rink for the public”. You can find 9 more on the top 10 list by clicking here.

And finally, there is always hiking and ice-fishing! One beautiful place to see while hiking is Stepstone Falls nestled in Arcadia Management Area near West Greenwich. You may have been there during the warmer months, but the beautiful frozen falls are a sight to see this winter! To learn more about the necessary winter precautions on the 2.7-mile Ben Utter Trail read this article. Furthermore, if you fain on the safer side for hiking just click the quote below!

9 Picturesque Trails In Rhode Island That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking

Hope you have found this encouraging for the winter ahead. Also, if you need a real estate agent contact The Dias Team.

Happy Winter Solstice!