These icy attractions bring the movie Frozen to life.

It’s the time of year where temperatures drop, and the chance of snow is likely in many places. The popular 2013 children’s movie Frozen certainly fanaticized the icy landscape. Of course, many little girls’ dreams are to be Elsa and creating their own snowy palace. This winter, you can travel to a life-size ice castle that makes reality seem like a fantasy.

Ice Castle is the latest cold weather attraction in many parts of the continent. The wintery entertainment business is based out of Utah and offers attractions in numerous locations across North America. They specialize in creating a realistic castle constructed entirely of giant blocks of ice. Each Ice Castle weights about 25,000,000 pounds. The walls reach up to 20 or 30 feet. Of course, building one is certainly no small undertaking. The results of the endeavor are simply breathtaking.

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Here’s how to tour an Ice Castle this winter.

You can find Ice Castles in cities across North America. They grace the cities of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Edmonton, Alberta; Dillon, Colorado; and Lincoln, New Hampshire. According to Ice Castles, each location is expecting tens of thousands of visitors during this season. The castles are open during the day and into the evening. At night, vibrant LED lights illuminate the towering castle walls, creating a magical winter scene.

The hours vary per location. The Dillon, Colorado site operates Monday through Thursday from 4 -9 pm, Fridays from 4 – 10:30 pm, Saturday from 12 – 10:30 pm, and Sunday from 12 – 8 pm. You can book your tickets for an Ice Castle tour soon, most of the attractions open at the end of December or immediately following New Years.

Still not sure? We recommend to “let it go” and check out Ice Castles for yourself. You can have a magical winter experience this season with a tour of an Elsa worthy ice fortress.

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Faith is a writer and social media manager residing in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is passionate about people and currently attends university in pursuit of a degree in Clinical Psychology and Counseling. A nomad by nature, Faith finds utmost joy in trekking around the globe and strongly advocates backpacking as the best way to explore anywhere. Being a bookworm and an avid coffee drinker, she is likely to be found sipping an Americano and mulling over a classic novel.

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