The Rink at Rockefeller Center, New York City

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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  • I have always wanted to ice skate on the rink at Rockefeller Center. It looks so fun and romantic. I looked online and found that you can either wait in the general line or you can make advance...  more »
  • It is great to be able to ice skate at Rockefeller. I believe it is pricey compared to other places (Bryan Park is cheaper and is very close). The experience overall is nice because the ice was soft.....  more »
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  • 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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