Orlando is home to the happiest place on earth and some of the best weather on the planet, but Central Florida also sees its fair share of rain. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t tons of ways to have fun even when the sun isn’t shining! Check out our list of things to do on a rainy day in Orlando.
Wonder the rainy day away at Wonderworks! The minute you walk in, you notice that everything is upside down. Step through the inversion tunnel, and you’ll be turned right side up so you can begin your journey. Wonderworks is an Orlando family hit and features more than 100 hands-on exhibits.
2. iFly Indoor Skydiving
Ever wanted to go skydiving but can’t work up the courage to throw yourself out of an airplane 10,000 feet in the air? We can’t blame you. The good news is, you can spend a rainy day in Orlando experiencing all the fun and none of the fright at iFLY Indoor Skydiving. High powered fans propel you in to the air, when you can feel what it’s really like to take the plunge!
3. Disney Quest
Are you a gamer? Located in Downtown Disney, this massive arcade is packed with five floors of virtual fun, with 3-D encounters and classic video games. You can spend hours inside, out of the rain, and play the day away at one of our top picks for things to do on a rainy day in Orlando.
4. Chocolate Kingdom
Any chocolate lovers in the family won’t want to miss out on a tour of the Chocolate Kingdom that will show how chocolate transforms from a bean into that creamy, dreamy delight we can’t get enough of! Chocolate Kingdom’s tour takes you through a chocolate museum, chocolate river and micro “bean to bar” chocolate factory that utilized old-world machinery!
5. Airheads Trampoline Arena
Catch some air at the Airheads Trampoline Arena. This massive indoor gymnasium is covered floor to wall in trampolines and is the perfect place to spend a rainy day while still having a great time and getting your adrenaline flowing.
6. Cirque du Soleil
If the sun isn’t shining, why not kick back and enjoy some awesome entertainment? Cirque du Soleil is the world’s premier acrobatic circus and their Orlando-exclusive La Nouba shows every night in Downtown Disney. Cirque du Soleil’s dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment will have you forgetting all about the rain, and one of Orlando’s top offerings for unique entertainment.
7. Aguille Rock Climbing Center
Is breaking a sweat more your speed? Get out of the rain and get some exercise at the Aguille Rock Climbing Center. It’s a massive air-conditioning gymnasium with over 10,000 square feet of climbing area and walls up to 36 feet high. There is assisted climbing for those who would rather be strapped in, but free climbing is also available.
8. Grand Prix Orlando
Get your adrenaline pumping at Grand Prix Orlando, an indoor go-karting attracting with over 70,000 square-feet of track space. With kart speeds over 50 miles per hour, this rainy day activity is sure to satisfy adults and kids with the need for speed.
9. Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
If you’ve got an appetite for the zany and out-of-the-ordinary, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is the place for you. Whether it’s crazy exhibits, insane artifacts or interesting galleries, there is something for everyone.
10. Fantasy Surf
Just it’s raining, doesn’t mean you can’t catch a wave! One of the coolest things to do on a rainy day in Orlando, Fantasy Surf is home to the patented FlowRider system and indoor wave generator that allows you to try your hand at board sports in the style of surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding and skateboarding. The unique wave system even spawned a new competitive sport: Flowriding!