My nephew had some snowshoes in a closet, so I borrowed those plus his boots plus some extra socks. The first day I watched some youtube how-to-snowshoe videos (the best tip came from one titled How to Carry your Snowshoes) and then I went out for a walk to see if I liked it. The next day I packed a lunch and stayed out most of the day. This is a great hobby for misanthropes; I spoke to no one and saw only one other human—at a distance, and we moved away from one another. I did see some wildlife and some ex-wildlife (much easier to photograph).
The next day I drove one town over to Frisco where I took a cross-country ski lesson at the Nordic Center. Cross-country skiing is ok and I wouldn't mind doing it again, but it does require a certain amount of coordination limb-wise. I lack this.
It was great to get all the kids together, although I didn't spend much time with them. We have another trip planned next month and I think it will be more of the same. We'll meet in Florida and they will watch baseball. It will be warmer, at least.