Out of Office: 22 Snow Day Activities That Are Anything But Boring

When you were a kid, snow days were magical. As soon as you woke up, you'd peek through the blinds hoping with all your might that the ground would be carpeted in a dense layer of snow. But now that you’re an adult with mounting deadlines and a jam-packed schedule to deal with, snows days have lost a bit of their magic and can feel like more of an inconvenience.

If you’re stuck indoors and are utterly bored, we’re making a case to invert the way you think about your day off. Once you’ve set your out-of-office reply, use the day as a chance to do all the activities you’re too busy for—the things you once loved doing but don’t get around to on the regular. Perhaps it’s getting creative with an easel and paintbrush or maybe it’s finally finishing that novel that’s been sitting on your nightstand for months.

Wondering what to do on snow days? We've rounded up 22 things that will help you stay occupied as you hunker down by the fire.