Winter in Central Massachusetts

1Dogsledding with NORTHERN EXPOSURE OUTFITTERS
Brookfield
Northern Exposure Outfitters is a family operation with dogsledding both at their farm in Brookfield and in Rutland State Park. Spend a few hours with their team of dogs to learn how to become a musher and dash through the snow.
2LUNCH AT ARMSBY ABBEY
Worcester
Locally sourced, seasonally inspired fare, a wide selection of beers and craft cocktails make up the menu at Armsby Abbey. Try one of the sandwiches made from Crust Bakeshop bread located right next door.
3SNOW TUBING AT SKI WARD SKI AREA
Shrewsbury
Grab a tube and hit the slides. Choose from one of the two lifts, get a running and start and fly down one of the eight slides at Ski Ward.
4WINE TASTING AT NASHOBA VALLEY WINERY
Bolton
Nashoba Valley Winery is housed inside a rustic farmhouse built in 1923. Today it is Massachusetts’ leading fruit wine producer, but also offers grape wines, micro-brewed beers, Port style wines, ice wines and fortified wines that are all available for tasting après-snow.