Queen Mary CHILL Alice in Winterland Review + Giveaway!

CHILL returns to The Queen Mary in Long Beach for a fifth year with a new interactive experience – Alice in Winterland! We try to go every year, and it’s one of our favorite holiday adventures in Southern California! Not only will there be ice skating, ice tubing, sleigh rides, and visits with Santa, this year CHILL brings an inspired re-imagination of the classic Lewis Carroll story to life through an interactive and digitally immersed 14,000 square foot walk-through experience November 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017. We checked out this year’s CHILL at The Queen Mary and I think the biggy this year was there is no ice sculptures, … READ MORE >>

Queen Mary’s CHILL Christmas Carol Plus My Top 7 Things to Do!

The Queen Mary’s CHILL is a full day of winter-ful fun! This year tickets to CHILL also gives you access to The Queen Mary. There are more than 15 things you can do this year including writing a letter to Santa and mailing it, running through the Enchanted Garden Maze, take a photo with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, ride the largest rocking horse, get caught in a bubble blizzard in Candy Cane lane, build gingerbread houses, go shopping at Illumination Candle Shoppe and Holiday Market Place, watch a live show at the Holly Grove Stage, face painting, reindeer games, and more! Here are my top 7 things to … READ MORE >>

Queen Mary CHILL Ice Kingdom Tips 2014

There are a few things we want to experience every year during the holidays in SoCal and The Queen Mary’s CHILL is definitely on that list! It’s hard not to feel the Christmas spirit while we’re freezing at North Pole temperatures in the ICE KINGDOM, ice tubing at Glacier Glide, ice skating in front of the Queen Mary, listening to festive holiday carolers, strolling down Blizzard Boulevard, a visit to Claus Cabin and a giant Gingerbread House and more! This year the tickets include activities like ice skating, ice tubing, and access to the Queen Mary. Ice Skating Here’s my first tip: As soon as you get there, get a … READ MORE >>

Queen Mary CHILL Nutcracker Highlights + Giveaway

Last week we attended a media preview of The Queen Mary’s CHILL right before it opened to the public. This is their second annual year in Southern California, and we could not wait! Exploring the ice sculptures in THE ICE KINGDOM is one of our favorite holiday experiences! This year’s theme is The Nutcracker. Remember when the mice were fighting with the nutcracker? The works of art are just amazing! Here are some highlights… Once inside the dome, you’ll have to decide if you want to visit THE ICE KINGDOM or go ice tubing at the Glacier Glide. How’s Ice Skating with The Queen Mary for a back drop? It’s breathtaking! Our … READ MORE >>