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Winter fun for NYC kids

Yes, we know: There's a chill in the air and ice on the ground. But that doesn't mean your family should hole up inside your apartment. Countless attractions-both in and out of the city-are best enjoyed in cold weather. Bundle up the brood and embrace the season.

  • Photograph: Central Park Conservancy

    City parks' indoor spaces

    Don't wait for spring: Make friends with the parks' cozy locales.
  • Bryant Park

    Ice-skating rinks

    Find out where to take the kids for a day of ice-filled fun.
  • Winter Jam 2013 in Central Park

    Sledding hills

    The dopest slopes for sledding in all of the Big Apple.
  • Hot chocolate spots

    One upside to winter: license to drink gallons of cocoa.
  • Photograph: Rob Bossi

    Ski trips

    The city's just a hop, skip and a bus ride from some of the best slopes in the Northeast.
  • Photograph: Virginia Rollison

    Movie theaters

    Tired of eating stale popcorn at a cookie-cutter multiplex? Take your kids to one of these awesome alternatives.
  • Day trips

    Within two hours of the city are all sorts of ways to take advantage of---or ignore---the weather.
  • Sledding Hill in Central Park

    Central Park

    Six things to do in Central Park in the winter.

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