Winter in Michigan is jam-packed with tons of outdoor activities to enjoy. Although it's easy to think hitting the slopes would reign supreme, Michigan is also home to one of the best skating rinks in America.

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Across the country this time of year skating enthusiasts are strapping on the skates at some of the absolute best skating rinks from coast to coast. Whether a novice or expert in a perfect camel spin, everyone loves some time on the ice.

USA Today took on the task of searching out the best of the best when it comes to skating rinks in the country. As part of their annual 10Best List, USA released the final list of the "10 Best Ice Skating Rink the U.S.".

"These 10 ice skating rinks have been nominated by an expert panel and voted by readers as the best in the country for providing superior ice skating experiences. From nostalgic outdoor rinks to venues with Olympic history, each one offers something special", they wrote.

What Michigan Skating RInk is Ranked the Best in America?

Proving that little Bavaria has more to offer than just chicken and Christmas decorations, The Frankenmuth Ice Rink landed not only on the list of the 10 best rinks in the nation but secured the #4 spot. Here's what USA Today had to say;

"Located in the charming town of Frankenmuth, also known as Michigan's Little Bavaria, the Frankenmuth Ice Rink is an outdoor skating rink located in Zehnder Park in the middle of downtown. Open throughout the winter season, the rink offers rentals and day-long admission".

Day-long passes start at $10 at the rink with skate rental available. The rink also hosts several skating events both day and night. You can check out the full schedule and get more information here. 

So, lace up those skates and get ready to glide through an unforgettable skating experience in the heart of Michigan. Check out the full list of "10 Best Ice Skating Rinks in the U.S." by clicking here. 

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Gallery Credit: Airbnb

1871 Restored Train Depot is Now Unique Michigan Airbnb: Look

Located in the village of Colon, Michigan, this train depot found new life when it was moved to its current location in 1993. The owners spent painstaking time renovating and refurbishing the historic depot piece by piece making sure to salvage the original doors and nearly all of the interior beaded wainscoting as well as all of the unique antique "window weight" windows. The 2 bedroom 1.5 bath "home" sleeps 5 guests comfortably amongst charming decor in every room. Keeping with the historical theme, visitors will find antiques, a stunning restored sleigh, and beautiful custom-made cabinets inside. Take a look!

Gallery Credit: Airbnb

 

 

 

 

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