As temperatures drop, make way for winter family fun. Here are five snowy adventures to consider.

1. BRYCE CANYON, UTAH

Spend the night in The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, a historic Southwestern Utah landmark that opened in 1925. Rest well before joining a guided snowshoe hike during which park rangers share information about the amphitheater-shaped features of the landscape that spans three climate zones.

INFO brycecanyonforever.com, nps.gov/brca

2. PARADISE VALLEY, MONTANA

Choose the easier Tenderfoot Trek or commit to the Yukon outing and your trusty dogs will launch your sled into the snowy Absaroka mountain wilderness. Layer up and settle in for extraordinary scenery, a thrilling ride and the chance to learn more about the Alaskan Huskies who eagerly take on the winding trail.

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INFO visitmt.com

3. OURAY, COLORADO

This southwestern Colorado mountain town is home to a top-notch ice-climbing park boasting 200 ice and mixed climbs for beginners and experts. With more than three miles of vertical terrain, family members can test their skills on the ice or relax in a viewing area. Later warm up in the local hot springs.

INFO ourayicepark.com, colorado.com

4. LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK

For a high-octane, Olympic-style thrill, climb into a bobsled piloted by a professional driver and brakeman and then prepare for the G-force. Adventuresome family members will stride away from the Olympic Sports Complex with a lapel pin, T-shirt, photo, membership in the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation and a discount on your next ride. Riders must be 48 inches tall.

INFO whiteface.com/activities/bobsled-experience

5. KINGFIELD, MAINE

Explore more than 80 miles of trails via cross-country skis, fat tire bikes or on snowshoes in the backcountry of western Maine. Later, relax in a comfortable hut where a warm bed and tasty meals await. The huts, run by a nonprofit organization, feature state-of-the-art green energy systems that generate and store their own power. Gear shuttle service is available, making it possible for junior explorers to take part.

INFO mainehuts.org