10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Virginia!

Don’t let a rainy day rain on your parade. All you need is the right indoor activities to make your day just as fun and active as any sunny day. From the DIY artwork at Mermaid Factory to the axe-throwing adventures at Beards and Broads Axeworks, check out these 10 best rainy day activities in Virginia.

Science Museum of Richmond, Richmond, VA

The next time the weather isn’t exactly suited for an afternoon stroll, take your brain for a workout instead at the Science Museum of Richmond. It’s full of exhibits where you can explore and experience science, from outer space to our own climate.

Unlocked History Escape Rooms, Charlottesville, VA

Escape rooms can make any day more fun and exciting, but Charlottesville’s Unlocked History Escape Rooms put a twist on it. Every escape room has its own theme based on a particular event or era in history.

Mermaid Factory, Norfolk, VA

Let your inner artist out to play at the Mermaid Factory. This popular Norfolk spot is a paint-your-own art studio that’s all about embracing creativity and bringing beauty into the world.

Flipper McCoys, Virginia Beach, VA

Looking for a place where the entire family can have a great time? Look no further than Flipper McCoys. This bright and lively family fun center has arcade games, pool tables, and more.

Tagtime Laser Tag, Newport News, VA

Laser tag is one of those retro activities that never really goes out of style. Unleash your inner warrior at Newport News’ favorite laser tag arena and you’re sure to turn your rainy day into one to remember.

Audacious Aleworks, Fairfax, VA

When rain has the audacity to dampen your plans, just head to Audacious Aleworks instead. The Fairfax taproom has a lineup of 20 amazing brews for your tasting pleasure, and make sure to check out some of its exciting events too like trivia, games, fundraisers, and more.

LeMans Karting, Portsmouth, VA

Get the adrenaline flowing at LeMans Karting. This fantastic indoor go-karting track (or MegaTrack, as they call it) is always ready to show you a great time.

Beards & Broads Axecade, Harrisonburg, VA

Have you tried out one of the top entertainment trends of the past few years, axe throwing? Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’re always welcome at Beards and Broads Axecade with its fun and family-friendly environment.

Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Williamsburg, VA

Colonial Williamsburg is the perfect place to experience history. If you get caught in the rain and don’t want to stroll through the grounds, though, the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum is the perfect way to enjoy the history indoors. Check it out for an outstanding display of decorative arts from the past.

Summit Ropes, Sterling, VA

A ropes course challenges your mind and your body, but it’s usually only an option when the weather cooperates. Summit Ropes, on the other hand, has a phenomenal indoor ropes course you can enjoy in any weather.

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