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Nov 12th, 2017 to Mar 18th, 2018
Boston, MA

Close your eyes and your senses return you to 1634 as you skate on the Frog Pond in America’s oldest public park. Join local residents and visitors alike as they glide over the carefully manicured, refrigerated surface. The Frog Pond skating rink is open from November to mid-March with at least 100 days of seasonal skating. Whether you’re practicing for a 9.9 at the Winter Olympics or simply trying to stand on two feet, the ice at the Frog Pond will always be accommodating.

Ice Skating at Alex and Ani City Center
Nov 15th, 2017 to Mar 31st, 2018
Alex and Ani City Center
Providence, RI

One of New England’s most popular winter destinations, the Skating Center offers a fun, family activity at an affordable price. The 14,000-square-foot skating rink is twice the size of Rockefeller Plaza’s ice rink in New York City! Nearby, you’ll find shopping, restaurants and entertainment at Providence Place.

Connecticut River Museum Annual Holiday Train Show
Nov 16th, 2017 to Feb 19th, 2018
Connecticut River Museum
Essex, CT

This family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors are challenged to find a scavenger list of various objects hidden within the settings while the smaller visitor set can get hands-on at an American Flyer and Lionel Train layout designed for toddler size viewing.

Save the Bay Seal Tours
Nov 18th, 2017 to Apr 22nd, 2018
Long Wharf Dock
Newport & Westerly, RI

From October through April, Save The Bay offers one-hour seasonal seal watching tours aboard the M/V Alletta Morris from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport, Rhode Island. Bundle up and don’t forget the camera! See the website for schedule.

Mt. Washington Auto Road Overnight EDU Trips
Jan 06th, 2018 to Mar 17th, 2018
Mt. Washington Auto Road
Gorham, NH

Select weekends, January through March — Limited 2018 dates available. If you love unique travel experiences, spend a night at the top of Mt. Washington – the highest peak in the northeastern USA, known for its famous winter extremes. The Mt Washington Observatory’s Overnight EduTrips allow you to fully experience the summit of Mount Washington by spending a night in the weather station at 6,288 feet above sea level. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing and alpine adventure, then join staff scientists for a hearty dinner and stay overnight in bunk rooms. You might even get the opportunity to witness sunset and sunrise over New England – a breathtaking experience known only to the most intrepid mountaineers. Not ready for an overnight? Try a day trip instead.

Wentworth by the Sea Winter Wine Festival
Jan 26th, 2018 to Feb 25th, 2018
Wentworth by the Sea Hotel & Spa
New Castle, NH

This seven-week event caters to connoisseurs and novices alike. The Winter Wine Festival includes grand vintners’ dinners, flight nights, rare vintage tastings, celebrity chefs and winemakers, classes, Bubbles and Jazz Sunday brunches and educational seminars. The festival has grown by leaps and bounds, offering wine enthusiasts and gourmands the ultimate experience in entertainment and education along with the beauty of a luxurious historic grand hotel. Wentworth by the Sea is one of New Hampshire’s three historic grand hotels and is located on the picturesque Great Island of New Castle, just one hour north of Boston, Massachusetts, and one hour south of Portland, Maine.