February vacation is approaching.  Just because it’s winter, there’s no need to stay cooped up in the house. Here are 14 great Western Mass spots for kids!

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Billy Beez
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Flight Fit N Fun
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Forest Park Zoo on the Go
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Round 1 Bowling & Amusement

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Billy Beez, “The Kids Choice”

Tire the kids out and watch them run, crawl, climb, and jump through the 25,000 sq. ft. indoor adventure land. All ages are welcome and there’s even an infant and toddler area.  The park is open Monday through Thursday, 10 am to 8 pm, Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 9:30 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm. The park includes slides, a ball pit, tunnels, sports courts, swings, ropes to climb on, trampolines and more! The Honey Café has all the kid-friendly fuel they’ll need for hours of fun. For more info…

The kids are sure to be busy bees at Billy Beez!


This workshop doesn’t require as much energy as running around Billy Beez, however your kids will still make their own fun. You can even “celeBEARate” any special occasion by having a party and create a personal furry friend! Kids enjoy being creative and adding scents, accessories, outfits and more to their new friend. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 9:30 pm and Sunday 11 am to 6 pm. All animals (yes, they are other animals to choose from) vary in price. Check their website for coupons and sales!

Round1, Bowling & Amusement

Home to 16 full lanes of bowling, six professional grade billiard tables, two karaoke rooms, food and drink, and over 250 arcade games (including “exclusive” games). Open Monday thru Sunday 10 am to 2 am. More information here (Prices may vary).

All in Adventure

There are seven escape rooms to choose from here and all different levels of difficulty to choose from. You have 50 minutes to solve the puzzle and escape! Choose from the different themed rooms such as Houdini’s Magic Cell, Hollywood Premiere, Escape from Alcatraz, to name a few. Make your reservation here. Prices vary and the hours are Monday thru Saturday 10 am to 9:30 pm and Sunday 11 am to 6 pm.

Flight Fit & Fun

This indoor adventure park features virtual reality games, ninja warrior courses, trampolines, dodgeball, climbing structures, and laser maze. Get a workout in for the whole family! Hours are Monday thru Thursday 9 am to 9:30 pm, Friday thru Saturday 9 am to 10 pm and Sunday 9 am to 8 pm. More information here.

Tykes Tuesday featuring Forest Park’s Zoo on the Go

Starting on February 18th the Forest Park Zoo will be visiting the Holyoke Mall with some friendly animals. This is a special event for those on February Vacation and will take place from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM!  Forest Park will present some of their animal ambassadors from their Zoo in Springfield.  There will also be face painting provided by Dazzle Day and a fun craft provided by Macaroni Kid! You must register beforehand here.

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Autobaun Indoor Speedway

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Lazer Blast at Interskate91 North

This ancient adventure themed laser tag is open Monday for private events (birthdays parties etc), Tuesday from 4 pm to 9 pm, Wednesday you must “call for time”, Thursday & Friday 4 pm to 10 pm and Saturday 11 am to 10 pm and Sunday 10 to 6 pm. Specials include “$2 Tuesday” (per person) and “$3 Thursday”. For more information.

Interskate 91 North

Skate, listen to music, eat pizza, and play arcade games…what could be better?  Click here to see. Prices and hours vary per event. Rent your skates or bring them!

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Race your friends and family! There is something for everyone.

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Yankee Candle Village Craft Time

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Each day of February vacation there will be a FREE craft time between 10 am and 12 pm. There will be other kid friendly exhibits so check out more here.

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Traveling Dinosaur Exhibit

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Join Buddy and take your kids to the “Traveling Dinosaur Exhibit” at the museums. They will learn about the time of the dinosaurs with Buddy the dinosaur, unearth fossils and learn about life science. More details here.

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Fun in February at Historic Deerfield

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Learn about what life was like for the kids in the 1700s by dressing up in colonial clothes, learn how to write with a quill pen and more fun activities will be available.  Open to people of all ages and each child must be accompanied by an adult. For more information.

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Winter Warmth & Cheer

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Experience the “Winter, Warmth & Cheer” play. Guests will be treated with a festive story/theatrical performance in which people of the 19th century New England get ready for a winter ball! More information here

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Topgolf Swing Suite at MGM

At MGM Springfield –

Enjoy a luxury cinema experience with recliner chairs, full menu and bar at the Regal. Maybe you want to go to the arcade and bowl at TAP or maybe play zombie dodge ball at TopGolf! More info here.

These are just some of the places to entertain the family and get out there on Winter Break.