The Magic City is known for its beautiful weather and Orlando attractions, but what about when it rains? On average the amount of annual rainfall in Orlando is a whopping 39.37 inches. Don't worry though, we've got your back! Say bye-bye to your rainy day blues and enjoy one of these things to do in Orlando on a rainy day.
1. Engage in an Elegant Afternoon Tea
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When it rains it pours – tea that is! Nothing else cures rainy day blues better than a cup of warm tea. Among the most popular Orlando rainy day activities, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers an Afternoon Tea at Garden View Tea Room that will make you want to lift your pinky. For now, the times are limited from noon to 4:00 PM. Sip your way through dainty sandwiches, scones, and sweets in an elegant atmosphere fit for the Queen herself.
2. Recline and Rewind at the Movies
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Love to watch movies in theaters, but enjoy the comfort of home? Regal Winter Park Village & RPX offers a unique experience – watching newly released films from plush reclining seats. Visiting theaters are a great thing to do in Orlando on a rainy day, so grab your raincoat, and don’t forget the popcorn!
3. Travel the World at Epcot
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Just because it’s raining in Orlando doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go to any parks! The most rain friendly park, full of indoor activities is Epcot. Epcot features a World Showcase of 11 countries including Mexico, Norway, France, Japan, China, Italy, Germany, Canada, Morocco, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Consisting of mainly indoor attractions, Epcot is perfect for people looking for fun indoor activities in Orlando.
4. Have a Wacky Day with Family at Ripley’s
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Explore the odd at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! This indoor attraction is full of shocking exhibits, illusions, and activities that will make your family forget about the rain. From the world’s tallest man to vampires, Ripley’s has it all.
5. Satisfy your Inner Chocoholic at Chocolate Kingdom
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Wait, chocolate museums exist? Yes, yes they do. Chocolate Kingdom reveals how cacao is grown and transforms into the chocolate we all know and love. Journeying through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse to a Mystical River of Chocolate, Chocolate Kingdom is perfect for any chocoholic to explore on a rainy day.
6. Try to Escape at The Escape Game Orlando
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Challenge your problem-solving skills with friends and family at The Escape Game Orlando. This fun indoor attraction includes different rooms of varying difficulties, from “The Heist” to “Mission: Mars” there is an escape game for everyone! These 60-minute adventures don’t let a rainy day stop the adventure.
7. Glow in the Dark with Mini-Golf at Main Event
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At Main Event’s indoor mini-golf you never have to worry about bad weather! This glow in the dark mini-golf course is like no other, with walls lined with glowing art and holes full of obstacles. Main Event also has bowling alleys, rock climbing, laser tag, and arcades allowing your rainy day to be full of fun.
8. Get Zen with a Spa Day
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What better place to be indoors than a relaxing spa? When the rain leaves you with body aches, professional and luxurious treatments await you at Sanctuary Salon & Med Spa. Enjoy holistic and de-stressing massage therapy that will leave you wishing it rained more often!