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Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day

Ok, so we know Orlando is in the sunshine state, BUT it does rains here in Orlando, especially during the summer months, and when it rains, it pours, and we mean it POURS DOWN!! But relax, there is a ton of things to do when its raining!

Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day

We're not saying that it will rain on your visit to Orlando, but it might, and if you are visiting in the sizzling hot days of summer, then it will rain on your visit, and we mean heavy, torrential rain, but don't worry, usually it never lasts too long!

So what's to do when it rains? Loads actually, rain or shine, Orlando has a never ending choice of fun things to do, so much in fact you’ll hardly notice the rain at all!

Visit The Theme Parks

No we're not crazy, here in Orlando the rain usually never lasts too long, but the great thing is when it rains, the parks get less crowded, lots of folks make for the exits, so this is when you grab a poncho, and have fun!

Heck, even Magic Kingdom have a rainy day parade especially if it's raining!!

Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day ICON Park

Enjoy The Perfect Rainy Day At ICON Park

ICON Park is the perfect location on a rainy day in Orlando. The entertainment destination has free admission, free parking, and fun adventures for the whole family.

Located in the heart of the Orlando Entertainment District, the complex encompasses entertainment attractions, over a dozen world-class restaurants and bars, nightly live music, retail stores and an outdoor marketplace – all anchored under the 400-ft icon of the Orlando skyline, The Wheel.

There is lots of inside attractions at ICON Park including Madame Tussauds Orlando,here you get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Dazzle your friends with the ultimate selfie as you strike a pose with Taylor Swift, kick a GOOOAL with Neymar, fly back through history to meet our greatest leaders, and save the world with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.

Next door is SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium where you come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth. Get ready to plunge deep into the oceans, explore our 360-degree ocean tunnel, meet our friendly rescue sea turtle, and touch exotic starfish and anemones.

Also at ICON Park you can enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in senses, but amaze you by doing it; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you… Visit the Museum of Illusions Orlando and you will be thrilled because nothing is what it seems, especially not HERE!

Next to Museum of Illusions you will discover Max Action Arena, the perfect place for friends and family to hang out during the rain, competing and exploring together.

This is an extreme fun center featuring free-roam Virtual Reality, Axe Throwing, Adventure Rooms, Escape Room and more.

The fun never stops at ICON Park, you can enjoy great attractions including a stunning Mirror Maze, 7D Motion Theater, breath-taking Virtual Reality experiences, great games, prizes, and more at In The Game Orlando, located inside the Wheelhouse at ICON Park. Right in the middle of all the action!

WonderWorks Orlando

Visit The Upside Down House On I-Drive

WonderWorks is a well known landmark on I-Drive, its an upside down house that everyone loves to get a selfie with, but did you know its home to an amusement park for the mind with 28,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.

Rain or Shime, a visit is well worth it!

Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day Shopping

Shop ’Til You Drop!

Rin or shine, Orlando is a shoppers paradise with something for everyone, and who knew rain was the perfect excuse to shop!

Obviously outlet shopping is very popular here in Orlando and we're lucky to have our fair share of outlets, including Orlando Premium Outlets which has two huge locations featuring over 360 stores all offering amazing savings including Orlando's only official Walt Disney World outlet stores, you can find Premium Outlets locates on International Drive and Vineland Avenue. Yes they are both outdoors, BUT both locations has lots of covered walkways to beat the rain.

Another popular outlet location is the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores featuring over 50 stores, with many brands you will not find anywhere else in Orlando, now this is a fully outdoor mall, but grabbing a bargain is worth getting a little wet!

Mall shopping continues to be ever popular here in Orlando, and of course being indoors, they are perfect to beat the rain! The Florida Mall a must visit, featuring over 270 retail stores, it's the areas largest shopping destination. The Mall at Millenia is a world class shopping destination boasting 150 of the finest stores, it's popular for upscale shopping here in Orlando.

iFLY Orlando Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day

Go Skydiving Indoors!

Discover the dream of flight at iFLY Orlando! Experience the true free fall conditions of skydiving without jumping from an airplane. iFLY's vertical wind tunnel technology creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float.

There’s no parachute, no jumping and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you and the air. Super fun, super safe, and super cool! Children as young as three, to adults as old (or young at heart) as 103 can fly with us. It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults and realistic for skydivers. They provide all the gear and a personal instructor will guide you through your flight.

Dave & Buster's Orlando

Enjoy The Huge Arcade at Dave & Buster

They say it’s not about winning or losing. But those people obviously haven't been to Dave & Buster’s. Because with hundreds of games to play, everyone leaves feeling like a champion.

Get out the rain for a few hours and enjoy arcade games, tabletop, air hockey, ping pong, billiards and more! Whatever you can dream, you can play at D&B!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

Believe It or Not You Can Have A Great Rainy Day!

Sure to entertain the entire family, adults and children alike will be astounded by incredibly hard to believe, but undeniably true stories from around the world at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando.

Admire hundreds of artifacts, incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and more that you won’t find anywhere else!

You can also enjoy lots of rainy day fun at Ripley's Mirror Maze, get in out the rain and find your way out or lose yourself in an enchanting labyrinth! Embellished with LED lights and infinity mirrors, it’s time to challenge your perception and sense of direction.

Chocolate Kingdom Orlando

It's Raining Chocolate Around Here!

It's rainig in Orlando, whatch gonna do? Eat lots of chocolate of course!

Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is an interactive journey that uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar.

Your Personal Chocolate Tour Guide joins forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to take guests through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, a Mystical River of Chocolate and a Bean-to-the-Bar Factory utilizing old world machinery.

Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction Located in Old Town Kissimmee

Get Spooked In Old Town

Located in Old Town Kissimmee, Mortem Manor is the only year-round haunted attraction! Named "One of America's Scariest Haunted Attractions".

Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects.

Plus, since you are in Old Town, enjoy some old time shopping, and some good old fashioned drinking and eating!

Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day Dezerland Action Park

Dezerland Action Park

Rain or shine a visit to Dezerland Action Park is a must. Located within the I-Drive Entertainment District, Dezerland Park is a destination in its own right with numerous indoor attractions to enjoy. Things to do include Axecelsior Axe Throwing, Orlando Auto Museum, The Pinball Palace, Arcade Orlando, Bowling Orlando, Jump Start Trampoline Park, Karting Orlando, and more.

Visit Orlando Auto Museum to see the country’s largest auto museum which is home to more than 2,000 vehicles worth over $200 million, featuring everything from military vehicles used in combat to cars made famous by television and movies and vehicles from a variety of decades and countries around the world.

With the only projection targets in all of Orlando, Axecelsior Axe Throwing offer a fun twist on your average axe throwing experience. With moving targets, a variety of games and end-grain wood, throwing just got more Axe-citing!

Located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive, Putting Edge is a “Black Lit” courses, offering a dizzying universe full of fun, imagination, and activity. You will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling “Glow-in-the-Dark” colors, images and sounds, rocking your senses in extraordinary and unbelievable ways.

The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive. This is the largest pinball arcade in Florida, home to vintage vibes and timeless memories in the making, featuring over 70 classic pinball machines.

Andretti Karting and Games Orlando

Go Indoor Karting!

Here in Orlando we have some pretty awesome indoor kart tracks, so no need for wipers, or worrying about skidding in the rain here!

Experience the adrenaline rush of electric go-kart races with instant acceleration as you put the pedal to the metal around hairpin turns, up and down elevation changes, and long straightaways on our indoor climate-controlled tracks.

The karts at Andretti Karting and Games Orlando are powerful, ergonomic, safe, and environmentally friendly plus pack enough torque to take you all the way to victory lane.

Over at Dezerland Action Park you can experience Florida's longest and fastest indoor Go Kart track at Karting Orlando.

K1 Speed Orlando on I-Drive offers indoor go-kart racing too, and anyone 4'10" or taller can drive their fast all-electric go-karts that can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour!

Have kids that don't meet the height requirement? No problem! They also have junior karts for kids 48" (4') or taller that can accelerate to 20 mph - much faster than those go-karts found at mini golf places. No reservation required - Arrive & Drive!

Main Event at Pointe Orlando

Score A Strike!

Who doesn't love to bowl? Bowling is some series fun here in Orlando, with an amazing choice of bowling alleys to enjoy a rainy day or night here in town.

Kings Dining & Entertainment on I-Drive brings a chef driven scratch kitchen, lounge, upscale bowling, billiards, world class A/V and sports packages and more to International Drive while providing a kid-free haven for adults in the evening.

Also on I-Drive is Main Event Entertainment, located at Pointe Orlando, Main Event Entertainment combines dining, state of the art bowling, high ropes adventure course, billiards, and a brand NEW laser tag arena! Come in and Eat. Play. Bowl. It’s the most fun you can have under one DRY roof!

The Boardwalk Bowl offers 80 lanes of mega fun at the largest bowling center in the southeast! Boardwalk Bowl was made for all bowling lovers – From the pros and league bowlers to open-play guests.

Ice Factory of Central Florida

Stay Dry And Keep Cool While You Ice Skate

​It might surprise you to know that right here in the heat and humidity of Central Florida, you can enjoy daily public skating sessions at the Ice Factory in Kissimmee, the kids will love it and yes, it's really cool!

Oh and yes its indoors so great for a few hours out of the rain, but depending on how often you fall, we can't guarantee you won't get a little soggy!

Topgolf Orlando

Strike Some Balls On The Green

Even if its raining you can enjoy golf here in Orlando with fun golf games for all skill levels at Topgolf Orlando, where you can enjoy climate-controlled hitting bays with HDTVs in every bay.

Using complimentary clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and the high-tech balls will score themselves.

Another popular and fun golf driving range is Drive Shack, featuring 90 hitting bays, full-service restaurant, countless event options, over 300 flat screens and a complimentary Free Play Game Lounge, it’s ideal for a rainy day with the family or a night out.

Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

Bounce Around At A Trampoline and Adventure Park

For families with kids then a rainy day visit to a trampoline park will be a highlight of your visit, Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park in Horizon West features a very impressive line-up of activities the entire family can enjoy Urban Air’s award-winning wall-to-wall trampolines, dodgeball courts, and obstacle courses, plus tube playgrounds with multi-level climbing ropes and twisting tubes.

Attractions also include a drop tower, bumper cars, climbing wall, sky ride and more.

At Launch Entertainment Park Orlando there is something for everyone to enjoy.

You will be sure to launch on trampolines, put your ninja skills to the test, battle each other, and so much more. Enjoy trampolines, dodgeball, basketball, ninja course, zipline, battle pit, and more.

At the family entertainment center located in Sanford, Elev8 Fun offers unlimited play on inflatable-filled jumps, obstacle courses, arcade action, plus go karts, laser tag, mini-golf, ropes course, bowling, arcade and more.

Featuring up to 35,000 square feet of indoor trampolines and other attractions, Altitude Trampoline Park Kissimmee is an exciting destination for families, groups, and individual jumpers to have healthy, athletic fun.

A fun, interactive experience for the whole family. Enjoy unlimited play, affordable pricing and more at Monkey Joe's within Pointe Orlando on I-Drive.

The Escape Game Orlando

Escape The Rain Inside An Escape Room

An escape room is a great idea to escape the rain here in Orlando for an hour or so!

From uncovering lost treasure to breaking out of prison - The Escape Game offers a uniquely premium experience within 7 escape rooms. Team up, follow clues, and solve puzzles to complete your mission and become the hero of these immersive 60-minute adventures.

At Will To Escape Orlando you are solving a series of puzzles to complete the ultimate mission of the room you are in. It’s an immersive team experience like no other, choose from a choice of 5 escape rooms

Escapology offers a thrilling, mind challenging experience. Teams of up to 8 players race against the clock to find clues, solve puzzles and escape the adventurous game room within 60 minutes!

Fun Things To Do in Orlando on a Rainy Day Spa Day

Chill Out With A Day Spa

Rain is the perfect excuse to take time out from the never ending rollercoaster days at the theme parks and enjoy a relaxing spa day, where you can get soothed, refreshed, rubbed and scrubbed.

In Orlando’s International Drive area you can experience many upscale resort spas, for example at Hilton Orlando you can indulge with locally inspired therapies at Eforea Spa while The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando offers a refined oasis in the heart of Orlando’s main tourism area. Also, The Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando, Grande Lakes provides bespoke treatments using herbs grown in The Ritz-Carlton Orlando's s very own garden! The Spa at Rosen Shingle Creek offers restorative treatments that draw on Florida’s indigenous flora.

Universal Orlando Resort hosts the world famous Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, while at Walt Disney World check out Senses, A Disney Spa, designed to delight the senses. Another fabulous spa awaits at Four Seasons Resort Orlando and for the ultimate indulgence, the Waldorf Waldorf Astoria Orlando Spa boasts a treatment using gold-enriched creams and precious stones.

Orlando Museum of Art

Learn A Little While It Rains

If it is raining, then a visit to one of Orlando's wonderful museums is a great excuse to waste away a few hours, and you might just learn something too!

Along with showcasing local, national and international works of art, Orlando Museum of Art has two discovery centers for children. The mission of the museum is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.

Orlando Science Center is Central Florida’s award-winning, hands-on science museum. For more than 60 years, the exhibits and programming have brought science to life for not just residents of Central Florida, but also visitors from around the world.

With four floors of interactive exhibit halls, labs and workshops, theaters, an observatory, and experiences that change with the seasons,

The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps and windows; his chapel interior from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and art and architectural objects from his Long Island country estate, Laurelton Hall.

The Orange County Regional History Center, housed in a historic courthouse in the heart of downtown Orlando, offers four floors of exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida’s rich heritage.

Pirate's Dinner Adventure Orlando

Enjoy A Spectacular Dinner Show

Orlando has an impressive choice of dinner shows with fun, adventure, and great food for everyone to enjoy.

Especially if its raining, take a load off, sit down, and step into adventure and experience a taste of the pirate’s life. Pirates Dinner Adventure is a must-see for children and adults alike. Set sail with a cast of entertainers, acrobats, and cutthroats as they chart a course through danger and romance.

Swordfights, songs, sea monsters, and a captain’s feast – no other Orlando dinner show packs so much entertainment into a single evening.

Next door at Country Nights Live is a good ole shindig, where you can expect down home southern country food and drinks, fun with friends, and foot stomping, hand clapping entertainment.

An incredible production where the cast perform songs from yesterday and today. It will transport you to an amazing and unique country celebration experience where you will be able to dance and hear unforgettable songs with our live Barnyard Boys Trio, and enjoy an authentic country night that you will never forget.

When the sun goes down at Teatro Martini Orlando, the acts get hotter, the laughs get bigger, and everything gets a whole lot crazier. Award-winning acts from around the world are sure to amaze and astound while the best of the best perform on the stage and all around you. Laugh till you can’t breath, watch till you can’t believe, and celebrate what happens when you finally get to see Teatro Martini.

This highly interactive show features variety performers from around the world, including a comedy magician, clowns, acrobats, and performing puppies!

At Wonderworks, the upside down house on I-Drive, you can enjoy Orlando’s longest-running dinner show! Guests can expect to be impressed by this interactive, entertaining, and hilariously funny dinner show.

The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner how is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience with non-stop laughter and engaging audience participation. Don’t just watch the show – be a part of it! The dinner includes unlimited fresh, hand-tossed cheese and pepperoni pizza, salad, beer, wine, soda and dessert.

At Capone's Dinner & Show in Kissimmee enjoy singing, dancing, sensational costumes, stand-up comedy, romance and goofy gangster action.

Enjoy a delicious 4-course meal filled with Italian/American favorites and the largest beverage selection of any Orlando dinner show. Drinks are unlimited and dessert is included too!

Also in Kissimmee, Queen Dona Maria Isabelle invites you to the 11th century Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament to witness epic battles of steel and swordplay. As the festivities begin, trumpeters herald all guests in the Grand Ceremonial Arena where they are seated in one of the six sections corresponding to the colors and kingdom of one of the daring knights. Serfs and wenches attend to every need as guests enjoy a four-course feast in true medieval, pre-silverware fashion.

During the performance, Dona Maria Isabella presents her stable of beautiful pure Spanish horses and her prized Falcon. Cheer your knight to victory during authentic jousting matches, and watch the royal falcon take flight as you feast on a four-course meal fit for royalty.

At the one of a kind Titanic Gala Dinner on I-Drive you are a participant in one of the most famous dinner parties aboard Titanic. Join Margaret "Molly" Brown, and other 1st Class guests as you celebrate the retirement of Titanic's Legendary Captain, Edward John Smith.

This event will be "a night to remember!" The Titanic First Class Dinner Gala includes a Captain’s cocktail party, a tour of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, a first-class dinner, and reenactments of the night of April 14, 1912.

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