More winter and spring adventure ideas
- Rainy-day parks: Thumb your nose at the weather and head to the park anyway. (Bring a towel.)
- Try geocaching: Technology plus nature plus a treasure hunt is a win-win-win.
- Rock treasures: Make, search for and hide painted rocks.
- Storm away: Grab your kids and your Gore-Tex and explore these beaches and parks that are at their best in wild weather.
Editor's note: Writer Bryony Angell contributed to this article, which was originally published a few years ago and updated most recently for 2021.