Weekend Adventures For The Family

ice cream trainIt’s looking like a wet weekend here in Connecticut.  That means you’ll be stuck in the house with the children.  Well there are plenty of things you can do to keep them and yourself entertained this weekend and not be stuck in the house.  Check out the Ice Cream Train located in Newport, RI. The Ice Cream Train is a unique parlor car that offers on-site soft serve ice
cream sundaes sprinkled with your favorite toppings and a soft drink. Sure to be a hit for the whole family. Ticket prices are $19.95 for adults and children are $14.95 each.

Another fun option is to head to the movie theater.  Currently playing is How To Train Your Dragon 2 and RIO 2.  Both great movies sure to keep the kids entertained for a few hours.

Looking for a evening out try out Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, located in Middlebury, CT. Check them out on a Saturday evening and get a great deal at on $35 which includes:  Parking, Unlimited Rides & Splash Away Bay. Valid for up to 10 people in 1 car safely seat belted.  That’s not only a fun evening but affordable.

When’s the last time you went bowling?  If it’s been a while consider a day out at one of your local bowling alley’s.  It a fun and inexpensive way to spend a day with the family.

Another great  activity for the whole family is the zoo in Bridgeport, CT. Beardsley Zoo has more than 300 animals representing North and South american species. Check out the South American rain forest with free-flight aviary, then head to their farmyard with goats, cows, pigs, sheep and more.  A great day for the whole family.  Ticket prices are: $14.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 3-11, under 3 years of age is free.

So don’t let the rain get you down this weekend.  Check out one of these great family fun activities.

Penny Hanley & Howley Insurance

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