People often book their craziest, most adventurous activities for the warmer months, but don’t forget about winter, which can be just as exciting of a season. Brave the cold for these stimulating activities, which are sure to make you happy you left the comfort of your heated home.
Bobsledding in Lake Placid, NY
If you thought that bobsledding or luging was strictly an Olympic sport, think again. This adventurous sport is open to the public to try out in Lake Placid, New York throughout the season. You’ll be piloted down the track with a professional, so don’t worry about having to learn the in’s and out’s of this sport in record time.
Cosmic Tubing in New Hampshire
Sure, you could have a day of normal tubing down the mountainside, but why not try a glow in the dark version? The Granite Gorge Ski Area in New Hampshire has cosmic tubing on Saturday nights throughout the winter season—complete with fluorescent tubes, disco balls, and a mountain-wide speaker system.
Dogsledding in Maine
In the North Woods of Maine is where you can take three-day dogsledding expeditions with a team of Alaskan huskies. While you don’t need experience, it’s recommended for those who are fit and active, so you can navigate your way through the Maine wilderness without difficulty.
Skijoring in Darby, MT
Head out west to Montana for an afternoon of skijoring at Triple Creek Ranch. Skijoring is a sport that entails cross-country skiing while being safely pulled by dogs or horses. Triple Creek is a great place to experience this sport while taking in the beauty that is Bitterroot Mountain range.
Snowbiking in Oregon
For the true adrenaline seeker, the Hoodoo Mountain Resort in Oregon is the perfect place to try out this low-impact sport. They offer lessons for newbies and opportunities to go out on your own for those who are more experienced. It’s a great sport for those who may not want to ski or snowboard, but still want to speed down the snowy mountains of Oregon.