So the weather outside has been frightful! The average temp has been much lower than it ought to be, even for us! The Polar Vortex has returned or as least its distant cousin. Bring it on! We live in Rochester, NY and we know how to make the best of any season.
Do you want to build a Snowman?
Yes, some people are truly worth melting for! But did you know that you can also build a sea turtle? Watch this extremely cool time lapse video! Consider a snow bird feeder, other snow animals like a fish or make a snow chair. (You’re going to need to take a break sooner or later, right?) Or, you could actually go ice fishing in Rochester, NY. Greece, Irondequoit, Webster and Mendon have the popular spots when it comes to fishing in a winter wonderland.
Sledding/snow tubing anyone? Check out these great spots all around Rochester. Rochester Kids Out and About also lists some great places to cross country ski and snow shoe. (If the shoe fits, why not try it?)
How cold is too cold though? Take into account the temperature and the windchill. (It just makes sense when you live in Rochester, NY to have a go-to weather person. Get Doppler Radar, A Weatherbug, or AccuForecast App but get the numbers you need.
And then dress warm with these just released expert tips from ABC News:
1. Dress in layers. Avoid Cotton.
2. Keep your head warm with a hat, but don’t count on it to keep in your body heat.
3. Find a coat that provides a shielding layer.
4. Protect your hands. Mittens are better than gloves.
Looking for some great winter activities in Penfield?
Penfield Recreation– Happy trails to you! So many to enjoy, even in the winter!
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