7 Things to Do This Winter in the Lebanon Valley

If you’re planning on visiting the Lebanon Valley this winter, you may be wondering what there is to do! Winter in the Lebanon Valley is filled with snow, holiday events, and indoor and outdoor activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Outdoor Activities

If you’re a fan of the winter weather, there are plenty of things to do outdoors. Enjoy all that the Lebanon Valley has to offer, even in the snow.

Cross-Country Skiing

Did you know that you can cross-country ski on the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail? The even terrain and long stretch of trail allows for the perfect environment for this fun sport. When the snow falls, grab your skis and poles and enjoy this fun outdoor activity!

Snow tubing

Enjoy the snow at Iron Valley Tubing! Make your way to the top of the lift where you’ll be greeted with a large tube that will take you on a fun adventure down a snowy slope! This snow tubing facility offers 15 lanes and a 130ft drop that will give you a thrill. 

children tubing down a snowy hill

Snowy Hike

Grab your snowshoes and take a hike! You can still enjoy the great outdoors, even in the winter. Head to Middle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary for a beautiful hike through the snow. The woodsy paths will lead you to serene spots where you can experience wildlife first hand. If you’re visiting in February, you may be lucky enough to witness the snow geese migration at Middle Creek! 

a flock of snowgeese migrating

Indoor Activities 

If you prefer to stay cozy and warm indoors, there are a variety of activities you can still enjoy! 


If you’re looking to stay indoors and get creative, head to Splat Studio in Annville! Reserve the entire studio for you and your family to enjoy or build your own take-and-make art kit.

Ice skating 

You can enjoy this winter-themed activity indoors! The Klick Lewis Ice Arena in Palmyra offers public skating and skate rentals if you don’t already own a pair. Take your entire family to the rink to enjoy this classic winter sport. 

a group of kids on an ice skating rink

Dining & Drinks

Enjoy a hot meal and a signature beverage at The Red Headed League Public House! Inspired by the true tale of the ‘Blue Eyed Six’, this blue martini with a floating eye ball will leave your taste buds tingling. Pair this delicious cocktail with fish tacos or a cup of warm soup on a winter day!


The Allen Theatre is a great spot to take a break from the cold winter weather. Enjoy a classic or new feature film at this single-screen cinema in Annville. When your movie is over, head to the adjacent eatery, Backstage Cafe for a bite to eat or a warm drink!

the allen theatre sign

There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to participate in this winter in the Lebanon Valley! For more events, visit our event calendar.

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