Thursday, November 30, 2017

ICE - Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

If you follow my blog, 
you know that during each Christmas Season we take a few days and visit
Gaylord National Resort, just outside of Washington, D.C.
to see ICE!
- ICE is an indoor Winter Wonderland -
A walk through holiday attraction, featuring two million pounds of ice sculptures, 
hand sculpted by 35 artisans from Harbin, China. 
 Kept at a chilly 9 degrees,
you can read more about the making of ICE, here.
This years colorful ice sculptures depict the story of
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Four ice slides and a stunning crystal clear ice sculpture scene of the Nativity.

We took a lot of pictures, I'll show you half today and the rest tomorrow.

It's all ice - it's unbelievable and it's oh so beautiful - more tomorrow!


  1. the abominable snowman has always been my favorite Christmas character


  2. Hello Debbie. This ice show is amazing. The ice sculptures are beautifully done. Rudolph is my favorite. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

  3. Absolutely amazing! Who knew ice could be so beautiful!!

  4. Oh wow, that looks amazing. I see you were both wrapped up really warmly for the experience! Have a great day.

  5. That is amazing. We have actually been to the Gaylord twice for pharmacy conventions. I can't imagine ice sculptures inside, and 9 degrees. Brrr. It was a new resort the first time we went there and the shuttle bus driver that picked a group of us up from the airport got lost. It wasn't on anyone's GPS yet. The man kept getting calls from his supervisor asking why he was taking so long, but he wouldn't admit he was lost. We drove around for hours and at one point we saw it, but couldn't get to it. What an adventure. The second time we went, it was amazing the growth around it. We go in July when it is nice and hot. No ICE around.

    1. it would be more fun to get lost now - you are right, the area is really built up. plus, mgm opened a casino and hotel close by, it is beautiful but we are not gamblers. lots of restaurants attached to the casino!!!

      and the shopping by and around gaylord is fun shopping, the kind i like!!!

  6. I have no idea how they can make ice look so real:) Love the bright colors.

  7. Matching jackets? We have to talk. :)

    I only say this because a neighbour got on our case for wearing matching jackets, even though they were just slightly similar and not matching at all. Sue and I often joke about it. The whole thing amuses me ... because I am easily amused.

  8. Amazing! And, so very beautiful! :)


  9. Love the tour- thanks for bringing us along!

  10. Oh, this I love.
    I'd definitely visit if I was ever near to it.
    Fabulous photo's and I love the colour in them too.

    All the best Jan

  11. Awe you are the cutest couple ever! I love how you always find my favorite kind of places! Thank you!

  12. Those are amazing and very colourful ice sculptures! You are bundled up warm!

  13. This is way beyond amazing! I love the Rudolph the Red Nose Raindeer and this is just spectacular. I would love to see this one. I especially the love two special people in blue coats; lovely photo.

  14. That is amazing! Somebody has awesome skills!

  15. Wow they did a fabulous job getting the characters spot on, just perfect, I can only imagine how impressive it must be in person!!

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