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Our Favorite Things To Do In Orlando When It Rains

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When it rains in Orlando, it may seem like the Sunshine State has lost its appeal. But, Floridian local businesses have prepared for JUST this occasion.

Read on and tuck these ideas away in your pocket for a rainy day, literally. From escape rooms, go-karts, museums, and more, we’ve got you covered for all things indoors in Orlando!

Escape Room

Love puzzles? Escape rooms are the perfect way to challenge your brain and spend a few hours indoors during a summer rain. Check out our favorites below!

Escapology is Orlando’s first and finest live escape game experience! Choose your team, choose your room, and hopefully, you can escape!

Rooms options include Scooby-Doo, Murder on the Orient Express, 7 Deadly Sins, Mansion Murder, Under Pressure, Antidote, and more! Do you and your team have what it takes?

Monday | 11AM—11PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11PM
Thursday | 11AM—11PM
Friday | 11AM—11PM
Saturday | 10AM—11PM
Sunday | 10AM—11PM

📍 11951 International Drive Unit C3 Orlando, FL 32821

At Escape Artists, they strive to provide each player with the most immersive game experience ever. Located in Baldwin Park near Winter Park, Escape Artists is a great place to escape the Orlando rain and spend an afternoon.

Choose from the Dream room, Baldwin Manor, or Ninja room and choose your team. Players will have 60 thrilling minutes to solve puzzles, decode ciphers, and find secret passages to escape to safety!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 3PM—9PM
Wednesday | 3PM—9PM
Thursday | 3pM—9PM
Friday | 11AM—10PM
Saturday | 11AM—10PM
Sunday | 11AM—10PM

📍 4859 New Broad St Orlando FL 32814

Travel to unexplored planets, alternate realities, and even through time, at The Escape Game Orlando, you’ll find plenty of adventures in these 60-minute escape adventures on International Drive. 

Whether you’re looking for a special ops room, playground theme, goldrush, prison break, the heist, and mission Mars, you’ll have a blast at The Escape Game Orlando!

Monday | 8AM—12AM
Tuesday | 8AM—12AM
Wednesday | 8AM—12AM
Thursday | 8AM—12AM
Friday | 8AM—12AM
Saturday | 8AM—12AM
Sunday | 8AM—12AM

📍 8145 International Dr. Suite 511 Orlando, FL 32819

Indoor Car Racing

Who needs the outside to go car racing? There are so many indoor car racing places in Orlando that are perfect to do during a rainstorm!

If you have a need for speed, head on over Andretti Indoor Karting and Games! With indoor kart racing, arcade games, laser tag, VR games, zipline, and blowing, you won’t even think about the rain outside!

Bring your appetite because after you’ve played your games, you can enjoy a delicious meal and cold drink at their full restaurant and bar. Andretti is your place to be during am Orlando summer rain.

Monday | 11AM—11PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11PM
Thursday | 11AM—11PM
Friday | 11AM—1AM
Saturday | 11AM—1AM
Sunday | 10AM—12AM

📍 9299 Universal Blvd. Orlando, FL 32819

Rain or shine, you’re sure to have a blast at I-Drive Nascar Kart Racing! Here you will find an indoor track with electric go-karts that can go up to 45mph. You’ll feel like an actual Nascar driver as you whip around the track!

I-Drive Nascar also has arcade games, pool tables, a bowling alley, and a full-service restaurant and bar with happy hour specials daily!

Monday | 1PM—10PM
Tuesday | 1PM—10PM
Wednesday | 1PM—10PM
Thursday | 1PM—10PM
Friday | 1PM—11PM
Saturday | 11AM—11PM
Sunday | 11AM—10PM

📍 5228 Vanguard St. Orlando, FL 32819


When it’s raining outside, another great indoor activity are museums, and we’re so lucky that Orlando has so many different ones to choose from! Check out some of our favorites.

Spend a few hours indoors at the Orlando Museum of Art and explore 10-12 exhibitions on-site, as well as 13 off-site. The Museum strives to bring visual arts to Orlando by collecting, preserving, and interpreting notable works of art to enrich Orlando’s culture!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 10AM—4PM
Wednesday | 10AM—4PM
Thursday | 10AM—4PM
Friday | 10AM—4PM
Saturday | 12PM—4PM
Sunday | 12PM—4PM

📍 2416 North Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803

With uniquely intriguing exhibits, the Museum of Illusions Orlando has more eye-fooling fun than any other attraction in Orlando! This indoor museum is perfect for those rainy days, as you can spend hours teasing your brain and confusing your senses as you learn the art of illusions. 

Located at ICON Park Orlando, this museum is great for all ages and offers many different educational school programs. Check out their websites for awesome bundles with other attractions at ICON Park.

Monday | 12PM—9PM
Tuesday | 12PM—9PM
Wednesday | 12PM—9PM
Thursday | 12PM—9PM
Friday | 12PM—10PM
Saturday | 11AM—10PM
Sunday | 11AM—9PM

📍 8441 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819

If you or someone you know loves cars of all kinds, take them to the Dezerland Auto Museum. Located in the Dezerland Park Orlando attraction on International Drive, this Auto Museum is Orlando’s largest museum and has the most engaging auto/motor vehicle collection in the world!

Dezerland Park also has indoor kart racing, a bowling alley, arcade games and more! Perfect to do when it rains.

Monday | 12PM—10PM
Tuesday | 12PM—10PM
Wednesday | 12PM—10PM
Thursday | 12PM—10PM
Friday | 12PM—11PM
Saturday | 11:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 5250 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819

If you love learning about the iconic sinking of the unsinkable ship, it’s time you checked out Titanic: The Artifact Experience. Located on International Drive, this museum will take you back in time to 1912 to experience over 300 artifacts and recreations.

Guided tours are about 2 hours, and they have multiple options to choose from, like the Ship of Dreams Tour, Kids Tour, and Heroes Tour.

Monday | 10AM—8PM
Tuesday | 10AM—8PM
Wednesday | 10AM—8PM
Thursday | 10AM—8PM
Friday | 10AM—5PM
Saturday | 10AM—5PM
Sunday | 10AM—6PM

📍 7325 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819


Orlando loves indoor sports, and so do we! Bowling, trampolines, golfing, and more! Just because it’s raining outside doesn’t mean you can’t work up a sweat.

Name a better combination than bowling and tiki cocktails. We’ll wait. And now at Splitsville, you don’t have to choose! When it’s lightning and thundering outside, you won’t even hear it over the sound of the bowling ball hitting the lane and causing a strike!

Enjoy two stories of luxury bowling in the heart of Disney Springs, and when you‘re done, enjoy a tiki cocktail at their Bamboo Bar. If you’re hungry, be sure to grab some sushi, sliders, or pizza to satisfy the athlete in you!

Monday | 11AM—11PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11PM
Thursday | 11AM—11PM
Friday | 11AM—11PM
Saturday | 11AM—11PM
Sunday | 11AM—11PM

📍 1494 E Buena Vista Dr. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

When you can’t play golf because it’s raining, you can play Topgolf! With 102 bays over three floors, an amazing rooftop terrace, good food and drinks, this one-of-a-kind golfing experience is sure to be a hit with everyone.

While technically not indoors, Topgolf is covered, so it feels like you’re outside playing. The Orlando location has beautiful views of International Drive too!

Monday | 10AM—11PM
Tuesday | 10AM—11PM
Wednesday | 10AM—11PM
Thursday | 10AM—11PM
Friday | 10AM—1AM
Saturday | 10AM—1AM
Sunday | 10AM—11PM

📍 9295 Universal Blvd. Orlando, Fl 32819

12. Altitude Trampoline Park

Channel your energy and cut loose with your ticks and flips at Altitude Trampoline Park! With two locations in the Orlando area, this indoor trampoline park is a great way to have fun and work up a sweat while it’s raining outside. 

Altitude Trampoline Park is also perfect for birthday parties, family reunions, or even a good workout! Their parks have premier trampolines that are safe and fun!

Kissimmee Location:
Monday | 10AM—9PM
Tuesday | 10AM—9PM
Wednesday | 10AM—9PM
Thursday | 10AM—9PM
Friday | 10AM—10PM
Saturday | 10AM—10PM
Sunday | 10AM—9PM

📍 2703 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL

Sanford Location:
Monday | 11AM—9PM
Tuesday | 11AM—9PM
Wednesday | 11AM—9PM
Thursday | 11AM—9PM
Friday | 11AM—10PM
Saturday | 11AM—10PM
Sunday | 11AM—9PM

📍 1810 Rinehart Road, Sanford, FL

Do you think you have what it takes to complete the Ninja Obstacle Course? Try your best at the indoor Obstacle Ninja Academy Orlando with an American Ninja Warrior competitor as your coach.

This gym offers a great workout with obstacles like swings, ropes, and more, and coaches are always there to help you improve your ninja skills. Check them out for open gym, or join a group class and see what it’s all about!

Monday | 1PM—9PM
Tuesday | 1PM—9PM
Wednesday | 1PM—9PM
Thursday | 1PM—9PM
Friday | 1PM—9PM
Saturday | 10AM—5PM
Sunday | 10AM—5PM

📍 2120 33rd St. Orlando, FL 32829

Right in the heart of downtown Orlando, you can find Epic Axe Throwing, a place where you can throw axes and hone in your viking skills. So gather your friends and rent a few lanes as you learn the ancient art of ax throwing and compete with each other for the perfect bull’s eye.

Ax throwing is a great way to stay active and have fun when you can’t go outside in the rain, and it’s a great way to make new friends! Epic Axe has season leagues that you can join each year!

Monday | 3PM—9PM
Tuesday | 3PM—9PM
Wednesday | 3PM—9PM
Thursday | 3PM—9PM
Friday | 3PM—11PM
Saturday | 12PM—11PM
Sunday | 12PM—8PM

📍 47 E. Robinson St. Suite 104 Orlando, FL 32801

Dinner Shows

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the dinner show! When you want to enjoy a meal and a good show, Orlando has plenty of options for fun, and interactive dinner shows around town.

Set inside an 11th-century castle, dine on a four-course feast as you watch jousting, sword fighting, majestical creatures and games of skill at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament!

Medieval Times is a great way to escape a rainy day for a few hours as you’re transported back to the 11th century. Enjoy roasted chicken, sweet corn, potatoes, and dessert like a true king or queen!

Another great dinner show in Orlando is the Pirates Dinner Adventure! Set sail for swashbuckling thrills at one of the world’s most interactive dinner shows! Enjoy daring duels, comedy, romance, adventure, and a hearty pirate feast fit for a pirate king or queen.

The Pirates Dinner Adventure show is family-friendly, so it’s perfect for kids and a great way to spend a rainy summer evening. Pirates Dinner Adventure has it all and more!

If it’s raining and you need to get out of the house, be sure to leave the kids at home for Teatro Martini! Teatro Martini is an interactive dinner show of acrobatic arts, comedy, live music, unique performances, and naughty but good-natured fun.

Enjoy a classic European-Style show with acts from around the world, and enjoy a delicious meal brought to you during lavish musical numbers. Don’t forget to stick around after for Jewell, the speakeasy experience!

Best Things to Do in Orlando When It Rains

There is no need to grab your umbrella to check out some of these amazing indoor experiences! If you check them out, be sure to follow and tag us @StuffToDoInOrlando!

Adriana Rodrigues Oswald

Adriana Rodrigues Oswald

Adriana is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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