Winter is here and although the weather hasn’t quite caught up yet, everyone is ready for some cold-weather fun. Ice skating is a can’t miss activity! We rounded up the best places to go ice skating in America and they’re all bound to bring tons of family fun.
- Rockefeller Center, (New York City, New York)
Rockefeller Center is the place to be in New York City. The rink may not hold many people at a time, but it becomes well worth the wait once you take your first step out on the ice.
- National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink, (Washington D.C.)
Visit our nation’s capital this winter and take in the history while you ice skate. This incredible rink is located on Washington’s National Mall, making it a must for all families.
- McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, (Chicago, Illinois)
Conveniently located in Millennium Park, the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink is a popular tourist spot all winter long. The Chicago temperatures may be low but the level of fun had is bound to be high.
- Sun Valley Ice Rink, (Sun Valley, Idaho):
In addition to being one of the few ice rinks to stay open year-round, Sun Valley Ice Rink is home to many Olympic skaters, as it’s a popular training spot.
- Curry Village Ice Rink, (Yosemite National Park, California)
Come one, come all and spend your winter skating at Yosemite National Park. Take in the gorgeous surroundings and embrace the winter weather, you won’t regret it.
- Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon, (Chicago, Illinois)
The Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon is like no other. Located in the heart of the city, the ribbon is a great place to skate and take in the gorgeous city.
- Boston Common Frog Pond, (Boston, Massachusetts)
Whether you’re there for a public skating lesson or just want an excuse to drink hot chocolate, Boston Common Frog Pond is a great place to spend a day this winter.
- The Cosmopolitan, (Las Vegas, Nevada)
This ice rink is proof that Las Vegas has everything. Take a break from exploring Sin City this winter and head to The Cosmopolitan for a true winter wonderland.
- Hotel Del Coronado, (San Diego, California)
Hotel Del Coronado is as unique as it gets. Every winter the hotel turns its lawn into an ice rink, allowing you to ice skate beneath the palm trees. It’s truly magical.
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