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Fun Things to Do in Boston in the Winter with Kids

Winters are long in Boston, but there is no shortgae of fun things to do here in the winter. Outdoor activities include bundling up for some ice skating, skiing, sledding, snow tubing, viewing holiday lights, bonfires, sipping hot chocolate and more.


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Frog Pond Ice SkatingBoston, $
A hopping spot for ice-skating is the Frog Pond on the Boston Common. Although dependent on the weather, Frog Pond offers skate rentals and hot cocoa at the Pond Cottage.
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Larz Anderson (Kirrane) Ice Skating RinkBrookline, $
Enjoy ice skating at the Larz Anderson Skating Rink, featuring a heated pavilion, snack bar, skate rentals and skate sharpening shop.
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Boston Area Ice Skating Rinks (& Beyond)Boston
Ice skating is a great winter activity for people of all ages and abilities. Many ice skating rinks have skate rentals and snack concessions. See complete lists of ice skating rinks for Boston & beyond.
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Charles Hotel Ice Skating Rink (CLOSED 2018)Cambridge, $
Lace up and enjoy the 2,900 square-foot outdoor rink right in Harvard Square. The rink, run by the Charles Hotel, is open to the public as well as hotel guests.
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Kendall Square Community Ice SkatingCambridge, $
Kendall Square Community Ice Skating is a seasonal outdoor ice skating rink located in the heart of East Cambridge just minutes from downtown Boston. The rink offers skate rentals, lessons, private rink rentals, and a...


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