Add a twirl to your sightseeing itinerary this winter. Take one of these Chicago ice skating rinks for a spin and you’ll also be stopping at one of the city’s top attractions
Skating In The Sky At John Hancock Observatory. Skate at 1,000 feet while overlooking the most amazing winter white views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Enjoy a SKYY® High Cocktail when you finish, or bring the kids up to enjoy a morning of figure-eights or first steps on ice, followed by hot chocolates all round in our Lavazza Espression Café. Come and check out the world’s highest synthetic ice skating rink at more than 1,000 feet – the rink is 900 square feet and constructed of a state-of-the-art synthetic substance called XTRAICE. So bring the kids up and slide into 2013 with an unforgettable family outing.
Open until April 8. Visit here for more information.
The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is a community-based, private institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory.
MOBA was founded in the fall of 1993 and presented its first show in March 1994. The response was overwhelming. Since then, MOBA’s collection and ambitions have grown exponentially.
Initially, MOBA was housed in the basement of a private home in Boston. This meager exhibition space limited the museum to being a regional cultural resource for the New England area. Click here for more information.
Ice Skating is a winter tradition and Boston’s Frog Pond is the place to do it. Close to the Downtown Crossing shopping area with beautiful views of winter scenes from the surrounding Boston Commons, the John Hancock building and the Prudential building. Frog Pond even has its own ice-making system. There’s free-style skating on Tues, Wed and Thurs mornings and lessons for all types.
Since the city officially purchased it in 1904, Piedmont Park has been Atlanta’s most popular park retreat. This historic stretch of green located northeast of downtown Atlanta is known for its lush treetops and scenic grounds. Paved pathways throughout the park are perfect for ambling along, and scattered benches beckon strollers. The sprawling 186 acre park encompasses the 11.5 Clara Meer Lake, where wildlife has taken up residence and also includes a dog park. This is the ultimate repose from the city’s quotidian hustle and bustle.