Bumper Cars On Ice Have Arrived In Rhode Island And They Look Like Loads Of Fun
As winter approaches, our thoughts turn to staying inside — unless you’re one of the many Rhode Islanders who would rather stick to outdoor fun in spite of the weather. If that’s the case, head to Providence Rink. You can do some good old-fashioned ice skating here as well as take part in bumper cars on ice.
Visit the website for Providence Rink for the most up-to-date information on pricing and hours. You can also make a reservation from here. Due to its popularity, tickets for ice bumper cars tend to sell out daily.
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Looking for more outdoor winter fun? Check out these Rhode Island winter hiking trails.
Winter in Rhode Island
What are the best ice skating rinks in Rhode Island?
Aside from the bumper cars in Providence, there are several ice skating rinks in Rhode Island. Here is a sampling:
Located in Woonsocket, you’ll find River Island Park. This outdoor rink is open from November through March. You can also utilize the park’s walking paths, and in the summer, the canoe ramp.
In Lincoln, there is the 627-acre Lincoln Woods State Park. Here, you can skate at the outdoor rink as well as snowmobile and ice fish.
Over in Cranston, there is the Cranston Veterans Memorial Ice Rink. At this indoor rink, you can skate, take a lesson, or even join a hockey league.
Where can I see the best light displays in Rhode Island?
You can see some of the best light displays in Rhode Island during the holiday season. Here are some of the most beautiful:
Night Lights at Blithewold: Located in Bristol, from the end of November to the beginning of January, you can visit this 33-acre property and take in its lit paths within the garden and arboretum.
Confreda Farms: Located in Hope, here you can do a drive-through light show that features hundreds of lights along a one-mile route. You can also tune into a local radio station to listen to synchronized music as you drive along.
Pawtucket Winter Wonderland: Located in the city’s Slater Park, here, you’ll find over 600 decorated Christmas trees as well as light displays and decorated Victorian-style houses. There is also a miniature train ride, the opportunity to see Santa, and an 18-foot-tall snowman.
Where can I go snow tubing in Rhode Island?
Although a small state, you can go snow tubing in Rhode Island. Located in Exeter, you’ll find the Yawgoo Valley Ski Resort and Water Park. Aside from the 12 ski trails and the summer water park, there is also a tubing area. You can walk or take the lift back up the hill after each run and tube by day or even at night.