Best of the ice rinks

Where's the best place to go skating? Fodor's recommends strapping on your blades at rinks with scenic surroundings. The oceanside rink at the Coronado in San Diego takes the top spot on their national list, beating out the famed Rockefeller rink and Sun Valley. At No. 9 is the Depot Rink, which dates back to 1899. Yosemite's Curry Village is No. 14 on the list.

1. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego

2. Sun Valley, Idaho

3. Rockefeller Center, N.Y.

4. Sculpture Garden Rink, D.C.

5. Leon Black Rink, Beaver Creek, Colo.

6. Trump Rink, N.Y.

7. McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, Millennium Park, Chicago

8. Ice at the Galleria, Houston

Prometheus, the Greek god of fire, left, overlooks the Rockefeller Center ice skating rink under the 79 foot tall Christmas tree in New York, Friday, Dec.
Prometheus, the Greek god of fire, left, overlooks the Rockefeller Center ice skating rink under the 79 foot tall Christmas tree in New York, Friday, Dec. 19, 2003. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)

9. Depot Rink, Minneapolis

10. Boston Common Frog Pond

-- Linda Zavoral, travel@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow at Twitter.com/buh_byeTravel.



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