With all of the recent snow storms we’ve had, for many Westchester County families, this upcoming Spring break has been significantly shortened. Some of you may have booked your vacations weeks ago. However, for those of you who have not, here are some ideas to make the most of those few days off. There is lots of fun to be had close to home. Enjoy some Westchester County staycation fun with some of these great ideas, especially useful to entertain the tweens!
A Maze in Pottery – Spend some time painting pottery! With over 300 different items to paint, everyone in the family will be able to find something!
Bounce & Trampoline Fun – Sit and watch your kids tire themselves out as they bounce and jump. Local venues include Bounce (Poughkeepsie), Bounce U (Elmsford) Rockin’ Jump (Yonkers), Rockin’ Jump (Mount Kisco), and Sky Zone (New Rochelle).
Bowling – Westchester County has several bowling alleys including Bowlmor (White Plains), Cortlandt Lanes (Cortlandt Manor), Homefield Bowl (Yonkers), Jefferson Valley Lanes (Jefferson Valley), Roc ‘n’ Bowl (New Rochelle) and Spins Bowl (Mount Kisco).
Escape the Mystery Room – With nearby locations in Yorktown Heights at the Jefferson Valley Mall and in West Nyack at the Palisades Center, this is a fun family outing for older children. You can get more info and read about our family’s experience.
Ice Skating – If you haven’t had enough cold weather fun, Westchester County is home to several ice skating rinks. Check out our guide to ice skating in Westchester County for all the info.
iFLY – Do you have adventurous kids? They might enjoy indoor skydiving! iFLY Westchester is located in the Ridge Hill Shopping Center in Yonkers.
Spins Hudson – Recently opened in Peekskill, Spins Hudson has laser tag, a ropes course, arcade and bocce and shuffleboard.
Sporttime USA – Although a little dated, there is a lot of fun to be had at Sporttime USA. There are lots of video games, batting cages, lazer tag, and even a couple of rides (Bumper Cars, Himalaya Roller Coaster and Mini Twister).