After spending the better part of the winter passing by Lincoln, NH en route to RadioBDC Drafters events in the White Mountains, I finally stopped with my family this weekend to check out the Ice Castles.

They are, in a word, spectacular. We arrived shortly after sunset, which gave us the opportunity to explore the castles in both natural light and twilight. We marveled at the icy towers and structures, and my daughter could barely contain her joy: it was as if she’d stumbled into a real-life scene from ‘Frozen.’

I’ve shared some pictures below, but they barely do justice to the beauty. You simply have to see and exl Click here for tickets and info and try to get up there this weekend, before the season ends and the ice starts to melt.