Freezing cold temperatures may be tough to bear, but they can really create some wintry magic, can’t they? With the incredible views from this icy paradise outside of the 6ix, you can straight up feel like you’re in a scene from Disney’s Frozen and we are completely obsessed. So, if you’re down for an Ontario winter road trip, then this frozen chasm totally needs to be at the top of your bucket list.\nLocated just across the Canada-U.S. border in the state of New York, you’ll be blown away by the ancient and breathtaking Ausable Chasm.\nWith impeccable views, a waterfall, and a lazy river you can float down, the chasm is a highly popular summer destination.\nBut it transforms into a peaceful wonderland in the winter, and you don’t want to miss it.\nYou can take a guided tour of the area which will lead you through the ancient chasm and past icicles that tower 150 feet over the river.\nA key advantage of travelling to this spot in the winter is that it sees much less traffic than in the warmer months.\nSo, the chances of you having the whole area to yourself are pretty high.\nIf you’re looking for brand new winter adventures close to home, look no further. This frozen wonderland awaits.\nView this post on Instagram ¡Feliz año a todos!🤗 Pd. Dice @lizz_riverland que mis lentes parecen de turn down for what #snow #USA #nature #cold A post shared by Jannay (@jannaygram) on Jan 1, 2019 at 2:35pm PST\nYou should note that you'll need to book a guided winter tour if you want to explore deep within the rocky chasm.\nHowever, self-guided tours are allowed on the outer rim trail, weather permitting.\nSnowshoes and ice cleats are available for rent and must be worn on your tour for safety purposes.\nView this post on Instagram Ausable Chasm in winter, New York USA, 3 January 2019 Olympus E-M1 Mark II, M.Zuiko 14-150 f/4.0-5.6 II, ISO 200 #travelphotography #landscapephotography #ausablechasm #newyork #microfourthirds #microfourthirdsgallery #getolympus A post shared by Adam Rosser (@adamsrosser) on Mar 26, 2019 at 4:56am PDT\nThe chasm is located close to the state border of New York and Vermont, near Lake Champlain.\nThat makes it roughly three hours' drive from Ottawa or around six from Toronto. But, as far as peaceful and adventurous winter escapes go, this one is totally worth the drive.\nView this post on Instagram Ausable Chasm ❄️ A post shared by Sandra Manay (@sandramanay) on Feb 19, 2019 at 8:45am PST\nSo, get those passports ready and let your BFFs know that a winter road trip is in your future.\nWho said winter's not for exploring?\nAusable Chasm\nPrice: From $17.95 USD (for self-guided tours)\nWhen: Winter, weather permitting\nAddress: 2144 U.S. 9, Ausable Chasm, N.Y.\nWhy You Need To Go: You can explore this ancient chasm in all of its tranquil frozen glory. \n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Leslie (@vanningurl1) on Jan 25, 2019 at 3:36pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.