The Rink at Rockefeller Center, New York City

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A winter in New York City wouldn't be complete without ice-skating at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, especially beautiful in the evenings around New Year's Eve when the big Christmas tree lights up. Even if you don't skate, this NYC landmark will make a lovely background for your Christmas photos. Reserve the tickets for the skating upfront to avoid long wait lines. You can warm up with a cup of hot chocolate in between skating sessions or while waiting for your turn. For travelers who use our international travel planner, New York City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Rink at Rockefeller Center and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We went to the Rockefeller ice rink and noticed there was no one skating in the first session, so we came back to the next one. We had the rink to ourselves for the first 30 minutes of the session...  more »
  • The skating was fabulous and the rink was not busy so easy to skate around on a lovely day. We rented skates which were not the greatest or the sharpest. The young lady who took our money was...  more »
  • Beautiful outdoor rink, decorated with Christmas trees and lights. very romantic place and great for the kids too. dress warmly if you are coming in the winter it gets cold here!
  • I went to Ice Skate for fun here at Christmas! It was really a good experience and nice practice for beginners to advance levels. It was enjoyable to see everyone out and about together in the rink...

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