10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Connecticut!

Sometimes a rainy day makes you want to curl up with a blanket and a book, but other times, you want to get out and do something fun. If you’re in the mood to mix it up, Connecticut has plenty of options. From the extreme go-karting at RPM Raceway to the live events at The Buttonwood Tree, try these 10 best rainy day activities in Connecticut.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

An inclement weather day is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a bit of culture and artistry. Take in Hartford’s revered Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art for special exhibits as well as an ongoing lineup of outstanding pieces.

It Adventure Ropes Course, New Haven, CT

Remember those old ropes courses from summer camp? It Adventure Ropes Courses takes that to the next level. Head in for a unique and futuristic ropes course that’s fun for all ages.

RPM Raceway, Stamford, CT

Looking for a thrill? Get your adrenaline pumping at Stamford’s RPM Raceway. This isn’t your grandma’s go-kart racing; it’s the ultimate indoor track with all the twists, turns, and ramps you could want.

Danbury Duckpin Lanes, Danbury, CT

Duckpin bowling is a fun twist on traditional bowling, using smaller pins and smaller balls for a unique challenge. Try it for yourself at Danbury Duckpin Lanes.

Mind Factory Escape Games, Bridgeport, CT

Put your brain to use on a rainy day by grabbing your friends or family and heading to Mind Factory Escape Games. This popular Bridgeport escape game destination is immersive and exciting at a whole new level.

The Garde Arts Center, New London, CT

When was the last time you took in a live performance? Your next rainy day could be the perfect opportunity. Check out the calendar of events at The Garde Arts Center to see what’s happening at this historic theater.

Stone Age Rock Gym, Manchester, CT

Rock climbing outside on a rainy day is a dangerous recipe for disaster. Stone Age Rock Gym makes sure you can get your climbing fix in any weather. Pop into this indoor rock climbing gym to put your skills to use or to try something new.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

How much do you know about printmaking? The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is dedicated to this versatile artistic endeavor. Explore its exhibits to learn about printmaking or, better yet, attend a workshop to learn how to make your own prints.

CT Virtual Golf, Waterbury, CT

You don’t have to keep your golf clubs locked up just because it’s rainy outside. At CT Virtual Golf, it’s always golfing weather. Go to this Waterbury spot to enjoy its outstanding indoor golf simulators.

The Buttonwood Tree, Middletown, CT

The Buttonwood Tree is Middletown’s facility dedicated to bringing artistic pursuits to all. Take in a show at the performing arts theater or browse its art gallery.

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