Miami is known for its sunshine, but is also home to many rainy days especially during the months of June through November as hurricane season looms over, making it tough to enjoy our gorgeous beaches. Rainy days may call for a quiet day at home, but those who grow restless easily know a back-up plan is always necessary. Luckily, there are plenty of fun things to do in the magic city when it rains.
Visit the Frost Science Museum
The museum is spread across four acres right in front of Biscayne Bay with sweeping views of the city, that are stunning even on a rainy day. Inside you’ll find six exhibits that include the ecosystem of the Everglades, the evolution of flight, human biology and more, There’s also covered rooftops featuring a lunar terrace with a telescope for stargazing and a solar terrace with an urban farm, as well as rotating exhibits on the first floor. Frost Science Museum is one of a handful of museums across the country that is home to both an aquarium and a planetarium. No visit to the museum is complete without checking out one of the incredible laser light shows.
Take a food tour with Miami Culinary Tours
A little rain shouldn’t stop anyone from eating well. Next time rain is forecasted, but you’re looking for something different to do, check out of one Miami Culinary Tours many Miami food tours throughout the city. Pick a neighborhood you’re unfamiliar with and book your food filled adventure. Tours are about two hours long and each feature six or more stops with both local bites and history about the surrounding area. From Design District to Miami Beach to Little Havana and more, there’s a tour for everyone.
Play arcade games in Wynwood at FunDimension
An indoor arcade is the perfect way to entertain your family on a rainy day. FunDimension is a state-of-the-art family entertainment center, built with the idea of combining engaging attractions, dynamic atmosphere and a full restaurant featuring craft beer and wine for adults. Inside you’ll find you an indoor playground, laser tag arena, bumper cars, bungee jumping, virtual reality, or arcade games. If you work up an appetite grab a bite at the on-site restaurant, The Galley.
Go axe throwing at Extreme Axe Throwing
A casual, but semi extreme sport — axe throwing is growing in popularity as can be seen with the addition of three locations throughout South Florida. Whether you’re in Palmetto Bay, Hollywood, or Downtown Miami there’s a location for you to get out a little rainy day aggression. Each session includes a training briefing from the on-site experts before letting your group loose on a lane of its own to practice your new skills for 90 minutes.
Eat a cozy meal
Sometimes all you want to do on a rainy day is put yourself into a food coma and then take a long nap. Miami is home to plenty of comfort food spots to do just that. Consider a trip to a food hall like, Politan Row or 1-800Lucky, where you can grab a little bit of everything or head to a cozy local spot like Seven Dials in Coral Gables, Stanzione 87 in Brickell, or Macchialina on South Beach.