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5 of the Coldest Public Places

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No matter the local climate or the season, there are certain places that are likely to make you shiver. There are a variety of reasons why these locations keep the thermostat super low, but one thing is for sure: You need to prepare ahead of time before visiting one of these spots if you want to avoid feeling chilly.

Here are a few of the coldest public places - and some tips for keeping warm at each.

Movie Theaters
There's nothing like settling into a cool, dark movie theater on a hot day. Sometimes it's just a little too cool, however - and since you're going to be sitting there for at least an hour and a half to two hours, you want to make sure you can enjoy the movie. Bring along a heated throw to toss onto your lap and you'll feel like you're watching the flick in the comfort of your own home, but on a bigger screen.

It's no secret that grocery stores can feel downright frigid, especially in the produce, frozen dinner and dairy sections. While it's crucial that supermarkets keep the temperatures low enough to preserve the food, it means you feel extra chilly while working your way through a grocery list. The last thing you want to do is rush through the shopping trip and forget an essential item simply because you're cold, so remember to don a light jacket before you leave the house.

If you have a long train ride ahead of you, it's important to think ahead and pack items that will keep you cozy on the trip. As far as public transportation goes, this is one of the coldest methods of travel. It's a good idea to layer your attire, and you can always take off pieces of clothing if you feel too toasty. You're bound to be glad you brought along a portable seat warmer. Just slip it underneath you for up to two hours of heat, no batteries required.

Regardless of whether you're flying off to the Caribbean or Canada, there's a good chance you'll feel a tad chilly while navigating the airport. Considering the fact that you'll likely need to hang at the gate for a while before boarding - and there's always the possibility of a delay - it's best to dress for cooler temperatures just in case.

While a library can provide a pleasant respite on a hot day, how are you supposed to concentrate on studying when it feels near freezing? You might bring along a travel cup of coffee or tea, if the establishment permits liquids. As an added bonus, the drink may help you to focus.