February school vacation is the perfect time for families to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and indulge in some quality time together. If you're planning a trip to our resorts during this time, you're in for a treat! With its picturesque landscapes and abundance of winter activities, the Lakes Region offers something for everyone. Here's a roundup of some fantastic family-friendly activities to enjoy during your winter getaway:

1. Funspot: Kick off your vacation with a visit to Funspot, the largest arcade in the world! With over 600 games, including classics like Pac-Man and modern favorites like Dance Dance Revolution, Funspot promises hours of fun for kids and adults alike. Challenge each other to high scores, win prizes, and create lasting memories in this gaming paradise.

2. Tanger Outlets: For a bit of retail therapy, head to Tanger Outlets in Tilton. With over 50 stores offering designer brands at discounted prices, you're sure to find some great deals on clothing, accessories, and more. Spend the day browsing through shops, grabbing a bite to eat at one of the onsite restaurants, and treating yourselves to some well-deserved shopping.

3. Smitty's Cinema and Arcade: Catch the latest blockbuster at Smitty's Cinema, where you can enjoy dinner and a movie all in one place. With comfortable seating, delicious food, and a state-of-the-art arcade, Smitty's is the perfect spot for a family movie night. Sit back, relax, and immerse yourselves in the magic of the big screen. And now, with their newly expanded arcade, the fun doesn't stop when the credits roll! The arcade features a wide selection of cutting-edge games and attractions, including virtual reality experiences, classic arcade games, and interactive challenges. From racing games to claw machines, there's something for every gamer to enjoy. So after you've had your fill of popcorn and soda, head over to the arcade for even more excitement and entertainment. It's the ultimate destination for movie buffs and gamers alike!

4. Gunstock Mountain: If you're craving outdoor adventure, look no further than Gunstock Mountain Resort. With its wide range of winter activities, including skiing, snowboarding, and tubing, Gunstock offers something for every member of the family. Whether you're a seasoned pro or hitting the slopes for the first time, you're guaranteed to have a blast carving up the mountainside.

5. Snowshoeing and Sledding at Steele Hill Resort: Embrace the winter wonderland at Steele Hill Resort, where you can explore miles of snowshoeing trails and enjoy thrilling sledding adventures. Strap on your snowshoes and venture into the pristine wilderness, or grab a sled and race down the hills for an exhilarating day of outdoor fun.

6. Indoor Pools at Steele Hill Resort and The Summit Resort: After a day of outdoor excitement, unwind and relax in the indoor pools at Steele Hill Resort and The Summit Resort (available to resort guests only). Take a refreshing dip, soak in the hot tub, or simply lounge poolside and soak up the serene atmosphere. It's the perfect way to rejuvenate your body and mind during your vacation.

7. Ice Skating at Merrill Fay Arena: Strap on your skates and glide across the ice at Merrill Fay Arena in Laconia. Whether you're a seasoned skater or still finding your balance, ice skating is a timeless winter activity that's fun for all ages. Spend the day twirling, gliding, and laughing together on the ice for a truly magical experience.

8. Art Escape: Get creative at Art Escape in Laconia, where you can unleash your inner artist with a variety of fun and engaging art classes. From pottery painting to canvas masterpieces, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Channel your creativity, make some one-of-a-kind souvenirs, and bond with your loved ones in the process.

With so many exciting activities to choose from, your February school vacation in New Hampshire's Lakes Region is sure to be an unforgettable experience. So pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable winter getaway in this charming corner of New England.