**Masshole Mommy received four complimentary tickets to visit the Ice Castle and lodging at Loon Mountain in order to facilitate this post. All opinions expressed here are strictly my own and were not influenced in any way**
When I heard there was an ice castle up at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, NH this year, I have to admit that I was intrigued. An ice castle? How was that even possible? So I did what anyone else would do when they want more information about something – I Googled it. I found their website and here’s what it said:
Ice Castle Imagine the wonder of walking through the center of massive glacier-like solid pillars of ice, combined with tunnels, archways and caves. And all of it is built simply out of ice. Truly this will be an experience unlike any other on entire East Coast.
I knew that it was something I needed to check out and last weekend, my family took a drive up to see it for ourselves. If you’re familiar with Loon Mountain at all, the ice castle is set up over by the Adventure Center. If you’re unfamiliar, the Adventure Center is where you can zip line (year round), sign up for Snow Shoe tours and a rock wall is set up inside, but it’s only open seasonally. If you are heading up to see the ice castle and aren’t sure where to go once you get there, don’t worry – it’s very clearly marked.
We were staying at the Mountain Club on Loon, which is the resort at the base of the mountain, so we walked over to the ice castle and this is what we saw was we as we walked up to it.
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