Something about the image of skaters conjures up that holiday feeling. As winter begins, skating outdoors is accessible even in the most unlikely places. Cities all over the world feature wonderful rinks to help get families in the holiday spirit.
Last year on our spring family vacation, I noticed the rink in Philadelphia’s center and it got me thinking about all the great outdoor rinks that offer this fun winter activity.
Now that I have children, I’m becoming a bit of a Disney freak. Last year my family bought annual passes and visited Disneyland at least once every other month. We live in San Diego, about an hour and a half hour away, so it’s a pretty easy day trip for us. However, it’s more fun and relaxing to sleep in Anaheim so we can spend the whole day at the park.
I have stayed in all three Disneyland-owned hotels.
I always thought that bird watching was well, for the birds. It seemed like you needed the prerequisite binoculars and a lot of patience to wait for the bird to come along – not something that sounds fun …
Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s phenomenal Earth From Above exhibit makes its NYC debut on May 1st and runs through June 28, 2009. I first saw his work 10 years ago in Paris and just went through the exhibit for a second time …
Loaded with fun and accessible kid activities, San Diego is a terrific destination for families. Many people don’t think of San Diego for mid-winter vacationing, but the mild year-round temperature turns San Diego into a chillier version of its’ summer self with out any crowds.