It won't be long before New Hampshire's popular Ice Castles opens for the season.

Ice Castles
Ice Castles

If you've never been to Ice Castles in North Woodstock, New Hampshire, it's an experience you won't soon forget.

Founder Brent Christensen made an ice cave in his front yard to get kids out of the house and it worked like a charm, not only with his kids but with ones from the neighborhood who came out to play as well.

Word spread quickly, and people from all across town came to see and play in what he built. The kids named it "ice castle", and now his invention has grown much larger in scale with seven locations in the United States.

Tickets are on sale now for Saturday, January 20, and all dates through February, at Ice Castles website. The site also recommends you reserve your arrival time now, as spots are limited. You don't want to miss sliding down the ice slides, crawling through the ice tunnels, or just standing back and taking the beautiful view in.

Ice Castles
Ice Castles

There are also sleigh rides, snow tubing, the winter fairy village, a mystic forest light walk, and the Polar Pub for the adults.

If you want to start planning your trip now, go to the Ice Castles website and book your time before you miss out on this amazing experience.

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