Last Saturday, surprisingly, my family put on our winter clothes and headed to Coney Island. The Cyclone may have been closed for the season and the stores in and around the boardwalk may have been even more boarded up than normal (which is saying something), but Nathan’s was still open with plenty of warm indoor seats. The boardwalk was freezing but had a certain serene beauty to it not always present at Coney Island. But the main attraction of Coney Island in winter was the Aquarium, a destination we generally think of as a summer spot.
Coney Island and the Aquarium aren’t the only summer destinations that can be a great winter destination as well, here are some fun options: