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Check out the northern lights or one of many festivals
The northern lights are a bucket-list item for many travelers. Here, the aurora borealis fill the sky above the Takotna, Alaska, a checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
John Houghton of Vermontville, N.Y., and his sled dog team give a ride to a couple around Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Jim Cline kite-skis over frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, N.H.
The northern lights, or aurora borealis, appear in the sky over Bifrost, Western Iceland. The northern lights are created as a result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere and charged particles released by the sun.
A skater tries Nordic skating on Lake Morey in Fairlee, Vt. Popular in Scandinavia and northern Europe for centuries, long-distance, outdoor skating remains a relatively obscure pursuit in the United States.
Visitors slide on a castle-like structure made from blocks of ice at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, northeastern’s China’s Heilongjiang province.

Looking for winter? You can find it here

The northern lights are a bucket-list item for many travelers. Here, the aurora borealis fill the sky above the Takotna, Alaska, a checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
John Houghton of Vermontville, N.Y., and his sled dog team give a ride to a couple around Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Jim Cline kite-skis over frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, N.H.
The northern lights, or aurora borealis, appear in the sky over Bifrost, Western Iceland. The northern lights are created as a result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere and charged particles released by the sun.
A skater tries Nordic skating on Lake Morey in Fairlee, Vt. Popular in Scandinavia and northern Europe for centuries, long-distance, outdoor skating remains a relatively obscure pursuit in the United States.
Visitors slide on a castle-like structure made from blocks of ice at the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, northeastern’s China’s Heilongjiang province.