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World’s Coolest Places to Ice Skate

Lace up your skates, grab your mittens and get ready for a spin around the world’s best ice skating rinks. From New York to Japan, we’ve found the coolest places to ice skate with a view.

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Located on the National Mall, Smithsonian’s Sculpture Garden ice rink is surrounded by modern works of art. Enjoy the relatively mild Washington, DC, winter temperatures skating in the open air. On special nights get your groove on while you skate with music from local DJs.

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