Indoor weekend activities to beat the heat – WPTZ | WHs Answers

With temperatures forecast to soar into the low to mid 90s this weekend and many area beaches closed due to cyanobacteria blooms, it can be difficult to stay cool and still have fun. We’ve compiled a list of summer weekend activities for you to remember, you’ll stay cool and won’t break the bank. For movie lovers, summer is the perfect time to catch a blockbuster film on the big screen. Grab some popcorn, a drink, and stay cool while you enjoy the latest spectacle. For a classic movie feel, try one of Vermont’s three drive-in movie theaters, including the Colchester Drive In, the Bethel Drive In, or the Fairlee Drive In. Price : $For the KidsToo hot for the kids to play outside? Visit an indoor playground like Monkey Do in Williston or the Get Air Indoor trampoline park on Omega Drive. Science lovers can visit the ECHO Leahy Center on the Burlington Waterfront, which has special events, a 3D theater and hands-on exhibits for kids.Price: $$For ShopaholicsPlan a trip to University Mall in South Burlington for a day of shopping and casual dining at the 60 stores and restaurants available.Price: $ to $$$For SwimmersJust can’t stay inside? Public pools such as Myers Memorial Pool in Winooski, Waterbury Swimming Pool and the new municipal pool at Hard’ack Recreation Area in St Albans are the right choice for you. If you’re feeling adventurous, take a river tour with Umiak Outdoor Outfitters down the Winooski or Lamoille Rivers for a fun and scenic excursion. Price: $ to $$$ For a date night Put the kids to bed and catch a show at the Flynn Theater or have a laugh at the Vermont Comedy Club. If wine is more your thing, make some art and sip a glass of your favorite wine at Paint & Sip Studio in Burlington.Price: $$$ For Gamers Sip a beer while exploring retro games and classic pinball machines at The Archives play with locations in Burlington and Winooski.Price: $For dessert loversFancy a Creemee? Longing for a pint? Visit a local Creemee stand or treat yourself to a gourmet cone from Canteen Creemee in Waitsfield. And for a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite treats are made, take the Ben & Jerry Factory Tour in Waterbury, then visit the Flavor Graveyard to pay your respects to the ice creams of the past. Price: $

With temperatures expected to soar into the low to mid 90s this weekend and many area beaches closed due to cyanobacteria blooms, it can be difficult to stay cool and still have fun.

We’ve compiled a list of summer weekend activities to consider to keep you cool and not breaking the bank.

For the movie lover

Summer is the perfect time to catch a blockbuster movie on the big screen. Grab some popcorn, a drink, and stay cool while enjoying the latest spectacle.

For a classic movie feel, try one of Vermont’s three drive-in cinemas, including Colchester Drive In, Bethel Drive In, or Fairlee Drive In.

Price: $

For the kids

Too hot for the kids to play outside? Visit an indoor playground like Monkey Do in Williston or Get Air Indoor Trampoline Park on Omega Drive.

Science lovers can visit the ECHO Leahy Center on the Burlington Waterfront, which offers special events, a 3D theater and hands-on exhibits for kids.

Price: $$

For the shopaholic

Plan a trip to University Mall in South Burlington for some shopping and casual dining at the 60 shops and restaurants available.

Price: $ to $$$

For swimmers

Just can’t stay inside? Public pools such as Myers Memorial Pool in Winooski, Waterbury Swimming Pool and the new municipal pool at Hard’ack Recreation Area in St Albans are the right choice for you.

If you’re feeling adventurous, take a river cruise with Umiak Outdoor Outfitters on the Winooski or Lamoille rivers for a fun and scenic excursion.

Price: $ to $$$

For the date night

Put the kids to bed and catch a show at the Flynn Theater or have a laugh at the Vermont Comedy Club.

If wine is more your thing, make some art and sip a glass of your favorite wine at Paint & Sip Studio in Burlington.

Price: $$$

For the gamer

Sip a beer while playing retro games and classic pinball machines at The Archives, with locations in Burlington and Winooski.

Price: $

For the dessert lover

Fancy a cream? Longing for a pint? Visit a local Creemee stand or treat yourself to a gourmet cone from Canteen Creemee in Waitsfield.

And for a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite treats are made, take the Ben & Jerry Factory Tour in Waterbury, then visit the Flavor Graveyard to pay your respects to the ice creams of the past.

Price: $

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