Winter Fun

The days may be shorter, but with so much to pack into them, they have a bracing urgency that summer can't match. So bundle up and enjoy.

Maria Ilarraza of Lincroft enjoys cross-country skiing in Thompson Park, Middletown.

Click on the links below to read the stories in our Winter Fun package:

Making Tracks
Cross-country skiing flouts lift lines and covers snowy terrain with simple strides.

Inflation You Can Love
Two New Jersey tubing parks offer an exciting alternative to skiing and snowboarding.

Head for the Hills
Here’s where you’ll find some of our favorite Jersey sledding hills. Grab your sled and hit the hills.

Downhill Thrills
The runs may be short, but so is the ride to New Jersey’s own ski mountains.

Sap to Syrup
You don’t need to visit Vermont to witness maple syrup being made. We’ve got a few locations right here in New Jersey that make the experience well worth your while.

Indoor Fun
For some bathing-suit fun without a trip to Florida, visit one of Jersey’s indoor water parks.

Blade Running
If it’s too warm for you local pond to freeze this winter, don’t forget about these great skating rinks around the state.

Pond Skating
When temperatures drop, these ponds beckon hockey enthusiasts from all over.

Baby It’s Cold Outside
But it’s warm by the fire at these cozy spots, ideal for raising a toast and a toddy.

Smooth Sailing
A frozen river and a stiff wind—that’s all these intrepid boaters need to raise the sails for their favorite winter pastime.


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