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Best Rainy Day Activities Around Jacksonville

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While we may live in the Sunshine State, Jacksonville is still known for its rainy days every now and then. So, what do you do when a storm comes through and you can’t go to the beach? You explore the best rainy day activities, of course! Thankfully, not everything in this city requires the sunshine to have a good time, so here are some of our favorite rainy day activities in Jacksonville! 

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Jacksonville

From axe throwing, indoor trampolines, museums, and even go-karts, there’s plenty of indoor activities to turn to when the sun just doesn’t seem to shine. 

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Just Smash It

What better way to spend a rainy day than inside a rage room? Just Smash It invites you and your friends to book a room where you can safely break a variety of items, big and small. Grab your tool of choice, and just have at it. If breaking things doesn’t sound fun, they also offer paint rooms and axe throwing. No matter what you’re in the mood for, this is one of the best rainy day activities in Jax! 

Monday-Thursday| 3:00pm–9:00pm
Friday-Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–6:00pm

📍1101 Blanding Blvd #101, Orange Park, FL 32065

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📷 Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events

Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events

Whoever said you couldn’t have fun on a rainy day clearly has never been to Autobahn Indoor Speedway. One of the best rainy day activities, this indoor speedway offers go-kart racing, axe throwing, and even an arcade! Race your friends on the high-speed track with karts that reach up to 50MPH and before you know it, you’ll be considered a pro (go-kart) driver! 

Monday-Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–12:00pm
Saturday |10:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 10:00am–10:00pm

📍 6601 Executive Park Ct N, Jacksonville, FL 32216

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Is there anything more movie-like than spending a rainy day wandering through a beautiful museum? If you feel like being the main character the next time you’re rained in, head over to the Cummer Museum and explore their wide variety of artwork. With over 5,000 pieces of art spanning from 2100 B.C. to present day, you’re sure to learn something new. Guests can also enjoy free admission to the museum each Saturday, so the next time you’re looking for rainy day activities be sure to check out the Cummer! 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday-Thursday | 11:00am–4:00pm
Friday |  11:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–4:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–4:00pm

📍 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204

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Sun-Ray Cinema

What is a better indoor activity than a tried-and-true trip to the movies? Operating since 1927, Sun-Ray Cinema is one of the classic rainy day activities that is always there when you need it most. And let’s be honest. Nothing beats watching a movie in a historic theater. 

Monday-Sunday | 12:00pm–11:00pm

📍 1028 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

If you’re in the mood to explore all things strange and out-of-this-world, then you’re in luck! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is one of the best rainy day activities when you just can’t imagine sitting on the couch. Head down to St. Augustine and explore the museum home to all things weird and fascinating. Checkout a castle made out of matchsticks or a one-eyed sheep! No matter what, we’re sure it can be found at Ripley’s. 

Monday-Sunday| 10:00pm–5:00pm

📍 19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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Axe Champs

Who knew axes were used for more than chopping wood? Axe Champs is a premier axe throwing venue located in Murray Hill which invites you to swap your traditional darts for an axe. You’ll work with a coach to ensure you know the proper way to handle your axe, and you’ll be hitting bullseyes in no time! This is definitely one of the most thrilling rainy day activities in town! 

Monday-Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Thursday | 5:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 0:00pm–0:00pm
Friday |  3:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–5:00pm

📍 1034 Edgewood Ave S., Jacksonville FL 32205

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📷 Bravoz Entertainment Center

Bravoz Entertainment Center

When was the last time you used a rainy day as a reason to act like a kid again? Bravoz Entertainment Center is the perfect place to re-connect with your inner child through a variety of indoor activities including an open trampoline arena, ninja warrior course, climbing walls, laser tag, and more! Jump for joy through their open jump arena and play dodgeball, basketball, or dive into their extra large foam pit! We promise you won’t be disappointed!

Monday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Thursday | 3:00pm-900pm
Friday |  3:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm

*Due to private events, hours are subject to change

📍 14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258

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Grab Some Fresh-Baked Pastries and Breakfast at 1748 bakehouse

Everyone knows that nothing quite says ‘rainy day’ like a delicious fresh-baked pastry. So, what better way to spend a rainy day in Jacksonville than at 1748 Bakehouse? The local eatery serves up an array of fresh pastries and and breakfast items including everything from breakfast sandwiches and avocado toast to fresh baked English muffins and bagels. No matter what soothes your rainy day blues, you’ll find it here. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday-Saturday| 8:00am–3:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–3:00pm

📍1748 N Main St, Jacksonville, FL 32206

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📷 Chamblin Bookmine

Stock Up Your Library at Chamblin's Uptown Bookmine

You can’t say that spending a rainy day in Jacksonville wouldn’t be better while exploring aisles and aisles of books. With every genre you can imagine, from new and pre-owned Chamblin’s has it all. So, the next time the thunder rolls in, don’t let it get you down. Just use it as a good excuse to update your reading collection. 

Monday-Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-4:00 pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-5:00pm

📍 4551 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210

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📷 Beaches Rock Gym

Get an Indoor Workout in at Beaches Rock Gym

Nothings worse than having your weekend activities ruined with a downpour. So, the next time the weather decides to *literally* rain on your parade, head over to Beaches Rock Gym for an indoor workout like no other. Connect with community while you climb to new heights and see the world from a whole new level. This is perhaps one of the most fun ways to spend a rainy day in Jacksonville. 

Monday-Saturday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–5:00pm

📍 14 W 3rd St, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

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Enjoy a Bowl of *Good Soup* at Pho Today

Is there anything better than a delicious bowl of soup on a rainy day? We don’t think so. That’s why the next time the rain comes down, we recommend you spend it warming up with a bowl of homemade pho. With noodles, protein and toppings galore, we know it’ll make everything better. 

Monday-Thursday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Friday-Saturday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Sunday | 11:00am-8:30pm

📍9700 Deer Lake Ct #5a, Jacksonville, FL 32246

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📷 The Flamingo

Grab Coffee or Drinks at The Flamingo

Located in Murray Hill, local coffee shop, The Flamingo is one of the best places to spend a rainy day in Jacksonville. From warm coffees, lattes or even strong cocktails, there’s plenty of ways to warm up on a rainy day when you visit The Flamingo. 

Monday-Thursday| 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday-Saturday | 7:00am-12:00am
Sunday | 7:00am-2:00pm

📍1176 Edgewood Ave S #1, Jacksonville, FL 32205

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