The Best Outdoor Ice Rinks to Experience this Winter.

Winter is finally among us and nothing beats enjoying a hot chocolate and ice skating outdoors with friends and family. Some cities go all out when decking out their beloved outdoor ice skating rinks with lights, real snow, fake snow, fire pits and fun for the entire family. Here’s our list of the best outdoor ice rinks to experience this Winter.

Millenium Park – McCormick Tribune Ice Rink


Chicago Millenium Park Ice Skating The best outdoor ice rinks to experience this winter

Chicago’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink is in it’s 16th season and goes until March 5, 2017. Ice skaters can take in incredible city views of downtown and grab a cup of their delicious hot-cocoa. 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602

Seaside Ice Skating – Hotel del Coronado

San Diego


What’s 65 degrees and sunny? Winter in San Diego. Hotel del Coronado in San Diego has their very own outdoor ice skating rink on the beach. That’s right. Palm trees, beaches, ocean breezes and ice skating. Welcome to San Diego. 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118 

Union Square Ice Rink

San Francisco

Union Square Ice Skating San Francisco

San Francisco is a magical city and during Winter and the Holidays, Union Square turns into a Winter wonderland. 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Holiday Ice Rink – Pershing Square

Los Angeles

Pershing Square Ice Rink Los Angeles

Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles gets creative with their ice rink. They have themed events, DJ nights and even silent disco skate-nights. 532 S Olive St Los Angeles, CA 90014

Ice Rink – The Cosmopolitan

Las Vegas

Ice skating The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Ice skate over the Strip at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. You can also score fire pits to roast marshmallows if you get there early enough. Oh, they also create their own snow fall so you can experience the full effect. 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

New York City

Ice Skating Rockefeller Ice Rink New York City Outdoor Ice Rink Winter

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One of the most sought after Holiday ice skating rinks in the world. The Rink at Rockefeller Center is world famous. It has been featured in countless movies and you’ll get a true feeling of what it’s like being in New York City during the Holiday season. Rockefeller Center, 600 5th Ave, New York, NY 10020

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