Ice Skate Under The Stars At These 4 Romantic Rinks In Illinois This Winter
We’ve gobbled our way through our Thanksgiving dinners. That means it’s officially ice skating season in Illinois. While there are rinks all around the state that cater to family fun, a few standout destinations have especially romantic atmospheres perfect for couple’s skates. These four outdoor ice skating rinks stay after open after dark, so you can enjoy a skate under the stars with that special someone this season.
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We know this only scratches the surface of scenic skates that make for great dates in Illinois. What are your favorite rinks for a romantic rendezvous? Where do you slink off to for a skate under the stars? We love hearing your tips and seeing your photos. Get in touch!
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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